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Can't use multiple authentication ways

Sorry if there’s already such a topic, couldn’t find it. Could you please tell if there is a way to use different authentication ways at the same time? For example if I add a fingerprint (with fprintd ...
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Fingerprint reader not working: Thinkpad Yoga 390 (Device is: 138a:0097)

Just got myself a Yoga 370. Tried installing Ubuntu 24.04, everything works great except the fingerprint reader cause 138a:0097 validity isn't supported. I tried unicorn's python-validiity as a fix ...
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How to configure the fingerprint reader of a HP ENVY x360 Convertible 13 on Ubuntu 24.04 LTS?

This is the error message I get: Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error.NoSuchDevice: No devices available Laptop: HP ENVY x360 Convertible 13-ay0xxx
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work in Ubuntu 24 for ASUS expertbook P2 for Host: ASUS ExpertBook P2451FB_P2451FB 1.0

Following are the neo fetch details: .-/+oossssoo+/-. kaal@kaal-ASUS-ExpertBook-P2451FB-P2451FB `:+ssssssssssssssssss+:` ------------------------------------...
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How do I get a ProBook 640 G4 VFS495 to work on Kubuntu 23.10

On Kubuntu 23.10, my fingerprint won't detect. VFS 495 detected. lsusb output: Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04ca:706d Lite-On Technology Corp. ...
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Fingerprint reader is not working

I want to install my fingerprint reader on my laptop (HP Elitebook 820 G1), but I can't. I have this small scanner on the laptop, but when typing lsusb and don't see a fingerprint scanner: Bus 001 ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS fingerprint support for HP Pavilion Laptop 15-egxxx [04f3:0c00]

I read many articles but couldnt get my fingerprint working. Pls help me to get it working. ┌──(rtk-rnjn㉿ubuntu2204)-[~] └─$ neofetch .-/+oossssoo+/-. rtk-rnjn@ubuntu2204 ...
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Fingerprint Verification Problem - Thinkpad T480

fprintd was not working, so I installed "open-fprintd", which successfully enrolles the new fingerprints, but not verifying any. Actually I tried command "fprint-enroll" with and ...
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Fingerprint scanner not recognized

I am using a Lenovo Ideapad 3 14ITL05 with Windows 11 and Ubuntu 22.04 LTS dualbooted into it. It seems like it didn't recognize my fingerprint scanner. I typed lsusb in the terminal and this is what ...
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Fingerprint sensor on Thinkpad L13 Yoga with Kubuntu 22.04

I wanted to use the fingerprint sensor with said setup but I can't seem to get it to work. When I run fprintd-enroll I get the following message: Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated....
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cant find finger print sensor driver for '10a5:a900' on my Honor leptop device

this is my first community post! i really like using linux, its been more than 2 years using it..im happy and ther's no going back to windows, or mac anytime soon. I am having difficulty finding ...
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Lenovo fingerprint sensor linux IdeaPad 3 15IAU7 Laptop - Type 82RK Not working

Running lsusb gives me the model. Bus 003 Device 002: ID 04f3:0c4b Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:Fingerprint When I go to Settings → User → Unlock user and then enable the fingerprint login, I ...
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Fingerprint scanner not working

My laptop is a Lenovo Ideapad s540 and I have installed Ubuntu 22.04.3 in it. My laptop comes with a fingerprint scanner and it was working when I was using Windows, but after shifting to Ubuntu my ...
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Fingerprint Reader Driver for Dell XPS 13 9370

my Ubuntu Laptop reports a Goodix Fingerprint Reader lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 004: ID 27c6:5385 Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Fingerprint Reader and I found a driver (libfprint-2-tod1-...
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How to configure Dell g3 3579 fingerprint in Ubuntu 22.04?

I referred the article/question on Ask Ubuntu / Stackoverflow but I didn't find the answer to configure the fingerprint. Commands that I use Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 ...
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Fingerprint not working Ubuntu 23.10 | HP Laptop

I installed Ubuntu 23.10 on my HP Pavilion Laptop 14 but i can't see any fingerprint option, My laptop has inbuild fingerprint sensor. I want to set finger print lock.
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Driver for Realtek USB2.0 Finger Print Bridge FocalTech Fingerprint Device

Ubuntu is not showing fingerprint setup in settings device: Vivobook-ASUSLaptop-M6500IH-M6500IH OS: Ubuntu 22.04 is there any way of fixing it lsusb does show it Bus 003 Device 015: ID 2808:a658 ...
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Fingerprint recognition not working

I am able to add a fingerprint either in Settings using GUI, or by fprintd-enroll. Both choices seem to work, the latter one outputs something like this: Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 ...
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Fingerprint reader, Smartcard and SIM module not working on HP Elitebook Folio 9470m with Ubuntu 23.10

Fingerprint Reader, SmartCard and Sim Module aren't working on my HP Elitebook Folio 9470m device. I upgraded to Ubuntu 23.10 as instructed, but the issue still remains. I can't even log in now unless ...
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Enable fingerprint in Ubuntu 22.04 using hp elitebook-g4

I am unable to enable fingerprint scanner in my HP Elite Book g4 al though it has a fingerprint scanner. When ever I use lsusb command, it shows that there is a fingerprint device. After that I ...
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How to set up fingerprint unlock on Ubuntu 23.10?

I can't find fingerprint sensors settings in Ubuntu 23.10 installed on my Dell Inspiron 5509. My fingerprint id is 27c6:538d. I've tried "settings > Users", but there is no fingerprint ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS : fingerprint reader not working

fprintd-enroll Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 failed to claim device: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error.Internal: Open failed with error: transfer timed out fprintd-verify Using ...
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Fingerprint sensor not working on Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5 + Ubuntu 22.04

I recently bought a Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5 and got Ubuntu 22.04 on it (bought it without OS, didn't want Windows). I have tried getting the fingerprint sensor to work but it seems that it can't even be ...
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How to enable fingureprint login in ubuntu 22.04

I have a fingerprint sensor on my laptop. Previously I used it on my windows. is there any way to enable fingureprint log in in ubuntu?
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Google Chrome stays locked after loging in with fingerprint?

Whenever I log in with my fingerprint sensor Google chrome stays locked and needs a password to gain access to my Google account. And is there anyway to authenticate with fingerprint?
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Ubuntu 20.04.3 doesn´t work with the huaweii matebook 14 d 's fingerprint reader

I need some help with the fingerprint, i´d like to use the fingerprint reader but doesn´t work. fprintd-enroll Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error.NoSuchDevice: No devices ...
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How can I find my sensor id if it's not showing up on lsusb?

I dualbooted my windows 11 with Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. But I've been unable to use my laptop's built-in fingerprint sensor. The allow fingerprint authentication setting is just not present. I searched a ...
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Huawei Matebook Xpro 2021 Fingerprint issue

I was wondering does anyone could use the fingerprint on their Huawei laptop? I tried in different ways but the fingerprint never display in the user setting. Any help will be much appreciated. Thanks ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 using fingerprint on a Dell Latitude 5480

I have installed fprintd and libpam-fprintd and changed the setting in pam-auth-update, but in the gnome gui. I can't see the option to use it. Any Ideas for fixing?
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I can't find my fingerprint-reader on my computer HP HP ProBook 450 G8 Notebook PC

When i looking for my fingerprint device via lsusb, i find nothing. My computer seems to don't have the required devices. When i enter lusb fprintd-enroll i have this error message -> Impossible to ...
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I can't use fingerprint sensor in ubuntu 22.10

I can't find fingerprint sensors settings in Ubuntu 22.10 installed on my HP HP Pavilion Laptop 15-eh1103AU. I've tried "settings > Users", but there is no fingerprint option there. Do I ...
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Dell XPS 13 9365 - can't login using fingerprint-reader

Recently I have bought a 2nd-hands xps 13 9365 with W10 installed on it. I prefer to use Ubuntu so I downloaded/installed 23.04. Setting up fingerprint-reader was easy (at least I think so) and both ...
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Fingerprint reader stopped working after motherboard replaced

I have a 6-month-old Lenovo T14s Gen 3 (Intel) laptop, with Ubuntu 22.04.2. It died suddenly, so Lenovo replaced the motherboard. Now the fingerprint reader won't allow me to record prints. I have ...
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Fingerprint Issue on Ubuntu 20.04 lock screen

I have configured the fingerprint in my Ubuntu 20.04 and rebooted the system. But still, I am not able to unlock the system with my fingerprint. Nothing happens when I touch the fingerprint image on ...
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Fingerprint reader got stopped working in X1 carbon 8th gen running Ubuntu 22.04

The fingerprint reader was working fine previously on my X1 carbon 8th gen running Ubuntu 22.04. A few days back I noticed that it is not working and I suspect that this could be due to OS update as I ...
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Fingerprint sensor Asus Ubuntu 22.04

sudo lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0bda:0329 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB3.0 Card Reader Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 003: ID 3277:0021 Sonix ...
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Is it possible to use fingerprint on X1 Yoga 1st GEN in Ubuntu

I would like to ask you if is there possibility to use fingerprint on X1 Yoga 1st Gen (Type 20FQ, 20FR) Laptop (ThinkPad) - Type 20FR - Model 20FRS01V00 in Ubuntu. Are there drivers for it? I did not ...
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How to get Validity Fingerprint Sensor working?

I have an HP Probook 640 G1 with a Valditity Sensors VFS495 Fingerprint reader. I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 with KDE-Plasma Desktop Environment (Kubuntu). I can't seem to use the fingerprint sensor to ...
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Updates always appear but I get a 404 error for some PPAs [duplicate]

I get the following errors when I try to update software from the fingerprint PPA: Err:6 https://ppa.launchpadcontent.net/fingerprint/fprint/ubuntu jammy Release 404 Not Found [IP: 2620:2d:4000:1::...
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Fingerprint reader invoked for login but not for sudo

Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS Framework 13 I have enabled the fingerprint reader in Settings→Users and it is invoked whenever I start the laptop, but it is not asked for in Terminal when I am using sudo or ...
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Unable to add fingerprint on Ubuntu 23.04

I have my fingerprint available, but while enrolling it is not showing up. ashish@ashish-BMH-WCX9:~$ sudo fprintd-enroll Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error.NoSuchDevice: No ...
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Fingerprint login option sometimes not available on login screen

I have a strange problem on my Ubuntu 22.04 installation. The fingerprint login sometimes does not work. When it does not work I don't see the (or place finger on reader) message under password box. ...
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Fingerprint Device Disconnected (04f3:0c6e Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:Fingerprint)

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS on ASUS Zenbook. When I try to enroll a fingerprint, it says "Fingerprint device disconnected". $ sudo lsusb Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation ...
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Cannot enroll same fingerprint for multiple users

I am using Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS Desktop, fresh install. I want to have multiple accounts on Ubuntu machine for different contexts, but when I try to add the same fingerprint on the second user I get an ...
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Fingerprint scanner problem

I am using asus vivobook pro K3500p model with Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS (5.19.0-35-generic) but fingerprint sensor isn't working. is there any existing driver for that. lsusb result: Bus 003 Device 004: ID ...
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Can't setup fingerprint authentication on HP ENVY x360

Currently running Ubuntu 22.04.2* LTS. Clearly there's a fingerprint device on my machine: Bus 003 Device 003: ID 04f3:0c4c Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:ARM-M4 And after I run the command: sudo ...
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Can't find my fingerprint device on ubuntu 22.04

I can't find my fingerprint device when I list the available devices connected to the USB hub via the below command: lsusb However, the device was working fine when I was using Windows 11 on the same ...
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How to enable fingerprint for screen unlocking and PolicyKit authentiation in Kubuntu 22.10?

I registered 2 fingerprints, but they don't seem to show up or work. Here's my fingerprint reader according to lsusb of my 4th generation ThinkPad X1 Yoga: Bus 001 Device 017: ID 06cb:00bd Synaptics, ...
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Fingerprint sensor for ubuntu

I had recently switched to ubuntu from windows. After switching , my validity fingerprint sensor stop working. how to use it. I tried many stuffs on internet such as fingerprint gui tools but can't ...
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Is there a way to use the Fingerprint reader authentication for sudo and other situations, today is only useful at the login

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS with the XPS 13 Plus 9320
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