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How to make my thinkpad e14 gen3 fingerprint work on ubuntu 22.04?

I can't see fingerprint settings on ubuntu but my ThinkPad e14 gen 3 has a fingerprint sensor. I tried some solutions found on the internet, but still no result.
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I can't use fingerprint sensor in ubuntu 22.04

I can't find fingerprint sensors settings in Ubuntu 22.04 installed on my notebook (XPS 13 Dell). I've tried "settings > Users", but there is no fingerprint option there. Do I have to ...
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Where fingerprint sensor storages fingerprints. One finger not recognized anymore

I have a fingerprint sensor in my machine (Dell Vostro 3515) and in the first instalation of 21.10 I registered one finger and it worked well, after reinstall 21.10 (I installed and removed Ubuntu 22....
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the login keyring did not get unlocked when you logged into your computer - Without Auto Login

i know this is a repeated question but in may case Auto Login is not turned on. instead i have enabled Fingerprint Login and enabled Fingerprint Authentication module using pam-auth-update. so i use ...
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Fingerprint device disconnected TM1703

I use Xiaomi notebook air 2019(TM1703) with Ubuntu 21.10. When I try to turn on Fingerprint Login I get an error "Fingerprint device disconnected". Sometimes it start to read fingerprint ,...
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Make the webcam take a picture when an incorrect password is entered or "wrong fingerprint scanned"?

I'm using laptop. And I want to take a photo when an incorrect password is entered or "wrong fingerprint scanned". I just found a question/answer about first part (Can I make the webcam take ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Fingerprint not recognizing

I have enrolled the fingerprint but it doesn't recognize my fingerprint on the login screen. OS: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Laptop: Asus Zenbook 14 UX430UAR I checked if my device is supported or not in ...
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fingerprint security option unavailable in the security settings

i have just installed Ubuntu and i cant find fingerprint scan option. i checked it in ls usb option as well and cant find it. can anyone help me USE MY FINGERPRINT scanner on it?
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lenovo ideapad slim 3 Laptop fingerprint reader is not recognized in Ubuntu 20.04? (ELAN:Fingerprint)

I've tried fprintd-enroll then spits out Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error.NoSuchDevice: No devices available Any ideas how to make this work? is there Linux driver for ...
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My laptop's fingerprint scanner not detecting even in LSUSB

My laptop has a fingerprint scanner and that works well when on windows but when loggedinto ubuntu, the fingerprint scanner is not detected. This is my lsusb the_cactus_knox@Cactus-Knox:~$ lsusb Bus ...
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Fingerprint reader not detected after suspend

I have a Thinkpad P14s with a fingerprint detector, which works fine at boot using fprintd. lsusb reports it as Bus 005 Device 002: ID 06cb:00bd Synaptics, Inc. The problem is that after the laptop ...
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How to Enable Fingerprint Login in Ubuntu 20.04 lenova ideapad 3

These my lsusb; Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04f3:0c57 Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:Fingerprint Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f2:b6ce Chicony ...
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Fingerprint device disconnected

When I tried to enroll fingerprint it says Fingerprint device disconnected. But it is working on Windows. I have tried to find a solution over internet but I couldn't find one. I am using Ubuntu 20.04 ...
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Enabling fingerprint login in Xubuntu

I have looked around and found that Ubuntu supports fingerprint reading, but I can't find any information for Xubuntu. I have tried to find the equivalent of Settings → Users → Authentication & ...
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open source fingerprint sensor driver for dell xps 13 9310?

The lsusb on my Dell XPS 13 9310 shows this: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 27c6:533c Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. FingerPrint if I rememebr correctly, there's a priprietary driver for this sensor. Is ...
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can't compile libfprint as a meson project

My ultimate goal: use the fingeprint reader of a Lenovo T430 on Ubuntustdio 20.04. Type oft the device, according to lsusb: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 147e:2020 Upek TouchChip Fingerprint Coprocessor (WBF ...
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fprintd can't enroll fingerprint

I'm having this weird issue where i can detect the fingerprint reader via "lsusb" and that it is supposed to be supported by fprintd, but when trying to enroll it I get this error: user@...
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Ubuntu 20.04 : Fingerprint authentication not available for all users [using fprintd somerville-millesa]

I am using Dell Latitude 7520 with Ubuntu 20.04 installed. I have enrolled my fingerprint via terminal using fprintd-enroll and have successfully enrolled my print. I am able to login to my machine ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 on HP Envy Help- Help with missing features

I was hoping you might be able to help me out. I recently installed 21.10 on my HP Envy x360. I've got the Ryzen 5 4500u with radeon graphics. I was wondering about a few features that I'm hoping have ...
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Fingerprint not working

I am using Acer Aspire 7 where I am not able to enrol my fingerprint. error: failed to enrol fingerprint. with lsusb command, I get Bus 001 Device 004: ID 04f3:0c4f Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:...
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How to I enable my fingerprint reader on my ThinkPad X1 Yoga (Gen 2) in Ubuntu 21.10?

I've just installed the latest Ubuntu 21.10 on my new-to-me ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 2. I've kept the stock DE, Gnome 40.4.0. I'm working off Ubuntu's documentation, but I'm stuck on step 3: Press on ...
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Fingerprint login does not work on Ubuntu 21.04

I have Ubuntu 21.04 and I got a fingerprint reader (eikon solo Upek TCS5B). I enabled fingerprints in settings. Everything works. It scans fingerprints without any problems. I will enable fingerprint ...
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I want help with using fingerprint sensor of elan tech

OS: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS I want use Elan Tech fingerprint sensor on my Asus Vivobook 15 X510Q. I can't enroll fingerprint with the option given in settings. However, when I try, it just says Failed to ...
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Synaptic fingerprint reader with Ubuntu 21.10

I have an HP Pavilion X360 with a Synaptic fingerprint reader. I read online that there are no driver for this product and so it can't work. And that's ok, but is it normal that i can't see it with &...
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Fingerprint reader not working

I downloaded Ubuntu today and the fingerprint reader doesn't seem to be working. The error message is: "Failed to claim fingerprint device Synaptics Sensor: Device 06cb:00df is already open."...
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My integrated fingerprint reader doesn't show up on lsusb

So I have a Lenovo V330-15IKB and it has a fingerprint reader. The fingerprint reader worked on Windows but on Linux I cannot see it. The output for sudo lsusb is : Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 can't use the fingerprint reader on Lenovo C340

I can't update the fingerprint configuration.
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Ubuntu Fingerprint not available for domain users

Hello guys hope you can help me out, currently I have a fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop 21.10. I successfully added it to my windows domain controller, users works great but the only option that I see ...
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Fingerprint support in Lenovo T530

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T530 running Ubuntu 20.04. Like most thinkpads, it comes with a fingerprint reader. Without installing anything, ubuntu doesn't detect my reader. I proceded to install fprint ...
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Thinkpad X1 Tablet G2 specific problem, anyone with this PC?

My webcam isn't working, and I am wondering if this is my device that is not supported or not... I have tried everything (i think). ... also the fingerprint sensor doesn't work either. Would love to ...
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Ubuntu not detecting fingerprint reader on HP Pavilion

I just installed the latest LTS version of ubuntu on my HP Pavilion laptop, and would like to use my fingerprint scanner to log in. Unfortunately, ubuntu doesn't seem to automatically recognize my ...
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I can't get my fingerprint to work on my lenovo yoga 530-14ARR

I just installed ubuntu 20.04.3, everything works just fine except my fingerprint reader, I don't think ubuntu recognize the reader because it doesn't show up. I am fairly new to Linux and don't ...
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Cannot enable fingerprint scanner in Ubuntu 21.10

I recently switched my HP ENVY cg0xxx laptop (which has a built in fingerprint scanner) from windows 10 to Ubuntu 21.20 (GNOME 40.4.0) (not dual boot, windows is gone). Everything has worked well so ...
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Problem configuring fingerprint sensor

I'm on ThinkPad E14 gen 3, running Ubuntu 20.04.3 which has fingerprint reader, but running fprintd-enroll gives me following error: Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error....
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Finger Print Login Is Not Showing In Ubuntu Setting

I'm Using Ubuntu Focal release on my laptop with ID 147e:1002 Upek Biometric Touchchip/Touchstrip Fingerprint Sensor I Have Installed sudo apt install libpam-fprintd still finger print login is not ...
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TouchPad not working on Ubuntu 20.04 and 21.04- realme i3-RMNB1001 thin and light laptop

I have a realme laptop core i3 RMNB1001 thin and light, 256 SSD, and 8GB RAM. I want to dual boot windows 10 and Ubuntu, but neither with version 20.04 and 21.04 the TouchPad is working. I also used ...
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Finger print reader in hp probook 4430s

I have a fingerprint reader on my laptop hp probook 4430s running ubuntu 20.04. finger print reader is from validity, Inc. How do i use it to login? as I earlier had windows 7, it was usable there .
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fprintd error, no device detected

I recently got a Dell Insprion 7000 2-in-1 laptop and I installed linux on it. I am trying to get the fingerprint reader to work. I checked and the reader is supported. USB ID 27c6:639c. But despite ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work in Ubuntu 21.04? (XPS 15)

I've tried this and this. Following the second linked post, fprintd-enroll spits out Impossible to enroll: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error.NoSuchDevice: No devices available After following ...
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I installed ubuntu 20.04 on my HP Envy 13. I am using it on dual boot. I am unable to enroll my fingerprint. How to solve the problem?

Whenever I try to enroll using fprintd-enroll, it shows this: Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 failed to claim device: GDBus.Error:net.reactivated.Fprint.Error.Internal: Open failed ...
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Enabling builtin Validity fingerprint sensor

I have HP Elitebook 8470p with a Builtin validity fingerprint sensor. How can I enable this fingerprint sensor ? Remember: This is a built-in sensor, and not USB. My info: HP Elitebook 8470p ...
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ubuntu HP probook 450 G8 fingerprint not showing in settings

I'm new to ubuntu. I've recently installed Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS 64 bit.GNOME 3.36.8. I found this question similar to my problem. so I tried to use this project freedesktop / libfprint and successfully ...
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My elantech fingerprint cannot be detected in lsusb. How can i fix this?

My ELANTECH Fingerprint reader is not detected in lsusb but the touchpad is running. The fingerprint sensor is embedded on the touchpad. My laptop is Asus X509JP. vatsal@vatsal-pc:~$ lsusb Bus 002 ...
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Use of fingerprint reader with Dell Inspiron notebook

I just installed latest ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on my dell inspiron as dual boot with windows 10. When I got the inspiron, I was asked at startup to configure the built-in fingerprint reader and use it for ...
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Fingerprint not reconised

I have a ID 04f3:0c70 Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:Fingerprint fingerprint that its not recognised in the settings. I am very new to ubuntu and want to use the fingerprint my computer has. Any ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 fingerprint device disconnect during enroll

I have a asus vivobook 14 laptop running Ubuntu 20.04. fingerprint login (during setting up/ enrolling) detects my fingerprint device, but after attempting to scan, it disconnects the device.
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Fingerprint Sensor not working on Ubuntu 21.04

I have Asus VivoBook s14. I have dual boot Ubuntu 21.04 with Windows. I am unable to use the fingerprint sensor as whenever i tried to register my fingerprint it shows the error that "finger got ...
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fingerprint sensor not working(18.04)

My laptop is lenovo thinkpad E14 and i had installed ubuntu 18.04.5 on it.Everything is working fine except fingerprint scanner.i had installed fprint but its status is:no device found. here is lsusb ...
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fingerprint scanner not detected?

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my HP Envy x360. LSUSB detects the fingerprint scanner, but FPRINTD does not detect the hardware. Since LSUSB detected it, is there a chance I could get it to work? ...
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Fingerprint login option not available in Dell XPS 15 9570 Ubuntu 20.04

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell XPS 15 9570 laptop and cannot see any "Fingerprint Login" option under Users settings. I have tried many solutions suggested by people online, but none have ...
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