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Fingerprint sensor working only for login

On my Dell laptop, after adding the Dell software sources, the fingerprint sensor started working properly. Now I upgraded to 21.04 and the fingerprint sensor is only working to login (GDM), but not ...
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lenovo fingerprint not listed in system

I can't activate fingerprint in my laptop i expect that fingerprint of lenovo is not installed also system shows below my system info is System Ubuntu 21.04 Ubuntu 21.04 Arch x86_64 Kernel 5.11....
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Fingerprint reader supported, but not working (20.10)

I have a plugin usb fingerprint that is listed with lsusb as 04f3:0c3d Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:Fingerprint. When I first tried it out, I found out it wasn't in the list of supported devices ...
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Fingerprint reader fails in 9 out of 10 times

I'm using Ubuntu 21.04. Ther procedure for recording fingerprints works alright. Pam authentification works too. According to lsusb I get Bus 001 Device 006: ID 04f3:0c28 Elan Microelectronics Corp. ...
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How do I allow both fingerprint and password entry on lock/login screen regardless of prompt type?

I have both fingerprint and password login enabled. However each only works when the corresponding prompt is visible. When the fingerprint prompt is displayed, entering passwords doesn't work. When ...
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Fingerprint option is not shown in lenovo thinkpad e14

i have this hardware in my system Bus 001 Device 003: ID 27c6:55a4 Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Goodix FingerPrint Device please anyone tell me how to enable fingerprint in my lenovo thinkpad ...
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How to disable fingerprint in GDM?

I use fingerprint with success and it is integrated well, however for decryption it is not helpful during initial login. So I want to disable for GDM login. However I can not find a clear description ...
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How to enable fingerprint sensor in Dell G7 Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS?

I am trying to install the driver for my fingerprint sensor. But I have not found any drivers yet. From hw-probe I found usb:27c6-530c;ff-00-00;failed;fingerprint reader;;Shenzhen Goodix Technology ...
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How to use fingerprint login in ubuntu 20.04?

I have tried it using this commands: lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub **Bus 001 Device 005: ID 27c6:5301 Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Fingerprint Reader** ...
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Fingerprint reader under Ubuntu 20.04 and Gnome 3.36?

I read here that Ubuntu 20.04 was supporting fingerprint readers for identification, replacing "fingerprint-gui". But I also read that the option was only available under Gnome 3.38 which is ...
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Any way to get goodix fingerprint working (Kubuntu 20.10)

This is a frequently asked question, but no one seems to have something that works for my case. I have a Goodix GXFP3200 fingerprint sensor directly in the touchpad of my labtop (Unowhy Y-13), that ...
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Ubuntu doesn't recognize my fingerprint reader

I'm new to Ubuntu and I've just installed 20.10, so the problem is that my laptop (ideapad flex 5) has a fingerprint reader and go to Settings > Users the option doesn't work. It might be a driver ...
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Trackpad and Fingerprint Driver Issue - Lenovo Thinkbook 15-IML (Ubuntu 20.10)

The trackpad and fingerprint drivers on my Thinkbook 15-IML don't seem to be working. I've tried it on Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04. It was rumored that 20.10 would have better support but even after the ...
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how to install drivers or software for startek fm 220 u finger print scanner in ubuntu 20.04.2?

if there is a ppa or something, please let me know. Do I need to install wine and then install the windows drivers?
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Fingerprint Login USB reader

I recently received a BENSS usb fingerprint reader and I would like to use it with my ubuntu 20.10 lsusb returns the following : On fprintd-enroll I receive No device available : Result for sudo ...
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can set up fingerprints, but cannot login using them on 20.04

I have a ThinkPad X61s, which is a bit older computer, yet very neat, and it comes with a fingerprint reader. Apparently, Ubuntu detects and can use this device, as in settings, I get offered the ...
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How to enable fingerprint option in my Ubuntu 20.04.02 LTS? (Asus VivoBook S15)

In the user's there is no Fingerprint Login option there. I want to unlock my device with my fingerprint.
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About Fingerprint Reader

I am having hp (hp pavilion x360 convertible laptop pc-dh000xxx ) laptop with fingerprint reader.My Laptop ubuntu version is 20.10 but i am unable to find the fingerprint option on settings->users....
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Cannot Configure Fingerprints

There is no fingerprint option on ubuntu 20.10. How can I set this up? I tried to look for any guide but couldn't find anything. Original Italian: Non c'è l'opzione delle impronti digitali su ubuntu ...
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Unable to initialize Fingerprint Sensor using Validity - Unexpected TLS Version 4.0

when i try to run the initializer from https://github.com/3v1n0/libfprint, i get the following error(Ive tried looking around but have not see anyone with this issue): Specs: Lenovo T460S, Ubuntu 20....
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Fingerprint reader HP Envy X360 13 - recognises the reader, but cannot use in 20.10

I just replaced an aging HP Spectre X360 with an HP Envy X360 Ryzen 5. Everything works fine, except for the fingerprint reader. Following is the error: failed to claim fingerprint device Synaptics ...
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Fingerprint issue in lenovo thinkbook14 iml

i am using Ubuntu budgie 20.10 version, but no any fingerprint option showing in user option, how can i set my fingerprint in Ubuntu budgie, i have lenovo think book 14 iml.
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Fingerprint Reader only works to log in Thinkpad T440p Ubuntu 20.04

I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 on the hard drive in my Ultrabay. Fingerprint reader not working in Terminal or when installing apps with Software Installer.
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Can not login to SDDM using fingerprint on Kubuntu 20.10

Recently I've bought Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen8. Everything seems fine except one thing - I can't fully configure fingerprint reader. I've followed guide https://askubuntu.com/a/1082465/249099 and ...
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Synaptics 6cb:00df fingerprint sensor not working

I recently got a new HP Elitebook G7 laptop and I installed both Windows and Ubuntu in a dual-boot configuration. I tried 20.04 and then moved to 20.10 but I have the same issue no matter the version. ...
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Lubuntu login with fingerprint [duplicate]

does anybody know how to enable fingerprint login in a LUBUNTU LXQT 0.14.1? I have a Lenovo X230 Thank you
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Fingerprint scanner on ASUS VivoBook

Hello I just installed ubuntu 20.04 which comes with ability to read fingerprints and I have a scanner for that but when I go the add fingerprint login section it shows that no fingerprint devices ...
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Setting up fingerprint reader in 20.04

Following instructions from help.ubuntu.com about setting up fingerprint login by selecting Activities>Users I do not get a FingerPrint option in Authentication & Login. libpamd-fprintd is ...
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Finger print login option is not shown in ubuntu 20.04 in lenovo thinkpad e14

I am using ubuntu 20.04 and my lenovo thinkpad e14 supports fingerprint scanner but in user setting doesn't show any add your fingerprint option. I tried so many things like fprint gui and other stuff ...
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How to use Lenovo Thinkpad T470s fingerprint reader (Validity 138a:0097) under Ubuntu 20.04/Linux Mint 20 [closed]

I have a ThinkPad T470s and like every ThinkPad user I don't have an internal fingerprint reader working out of box in Ubuntu 20.04 based distros (I am running Linux Mint 20 MATE, but have vanilla ...
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Finger print sensor for 138a:00a6 Validity Sensors, Inc on Dell Vostro 3478 : No valid drivers

I have a dell vostro 3478 running Ubuntu 20.10 . The laptop was previously running Windows and the fingerprint sensor was working fine. However on Ubuntu it appears that the driver is not available as ...
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ubuntu 20.10 fingerprint reader

neither lsusb nor lspci lists it, in windows device manager it shows up as ELAN WBF Fingerprint Sensor and its "Location" on Intel(R) Serial IO SPI Host Controller - 9DAA ls /sys/bus/spi/...
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No fingerprint login option with Ubuntu 20.10

I have an Acer swift 3 with built-in fingerprint reader and am running Ubuntu 20.10. I followed the Ubuntu guide to enable fingerprint login and when I get to Users in settings there is no option to ...
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Fingerprint multiple fingers

On 20.10 I have enrolled 4 fingers with my account, but only right-index works (login, sudo, etc). sudo even prompts specifically: Place your right index finger on the fingerprint reader When I use ...
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Looking for Linux driver for Goodix fingerprint reader 27c6:538d (on Dell Inspiron 7506 2-in-1)

I am looking for the Linux driver of my fingerprint Goodix 27c6:538d, on my laptop Dell Inspiron 7506 2-in-1, with Ubuntu 20.04. I followed this method but it doesn't solve the problem, the ...
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How can I check a USB fingerprint scanner device on Ubuntu 20.04?

I just bought a USB fingerprint scanner from Idemia (link) and I want to check if it is working. I do not want to use this for login on my Ubuntu 20.04 laptop. I only want to check if my laptop is ...
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ThinkPad X390 Fingerprint login

Apologies if this has been asked already or is easy to answer; I'm a new Ubuntu user. Ubuntu 20.04 allows me to turn on fingerprint login and register fingerprints in settings, but the reader does not ...
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Fingerprint Login option does not show in Ubuntu 20.10

I have just updated to Ubuntu 20.10. I was interested in the fingerprint login option. I am using HP Probook 450 g2 laptop which does include a fingerprint scanner. I tried to enable the option and ...
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Fingerprint login in 20.10 doesn't work

Fresh Ubuntu 20.10 on Lenovo T14 Gen1, I followed tutorial https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/session-fingerprint.html.en (however process is a bit buggy... when i register new finger, you ...
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Focal “Failed to enroll new fingerprint” on Gigabyte Aero 15 2020

I decided to liberate my Aero 15 from Windows and I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 Focal on it. When I try to add my fingerprint through the settings application, it starts out working and reads once, then ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 won't detect fingerprint sensor

My laptop came with a built in sensor, which Windows can recognise, but Ubuntu doesn't seem to be able to. In user settings, there's no option to add a fingerprint. When I do lsusb in the terminal, ...
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Why do I have to authenticate again with password after having logged in with fingerprint?

The fingerprint reader on my Thinkpad X1 Carbon 7th works well on stock Ubuntu 20.04. I use it for all day to day logins without problems. However, after having logged in with my fingerprint to my ...
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Fingerprint device not detected Ubuntu 20.04.1 on HP Spectre x360 13 (late 2019)

I recently installed ubuntu on my HP Spectre laptop (model in title). I wanted to enable fingerprint login which was advertised to be available upon instillation. However there is no option to add ...
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Fingerprint unlock - ubuntu 20.04.1

I have been checking upon this issue for some time, and I can't even find the option to use fingerprint in Ubuntu 20.04. According to what I have read, it should be under Setting → Users but, as seen ...
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Fingerprint login in ubuntu 20.04

How can I use fingerprint reader to login in ubuntu 20.04? My laptop is Asus Vivobook S14. Ram memory: 8Gb processor: Intel i5 8th gen
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Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 15IMH05 Touchpad and Fingerprint sensor Doesn't works

Hello I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 on laptop which I've just purchased and I've so many problems. For example, touchpad doesn't work and fingerprint is not detected, also as bonus, nvidia driver doesn'...
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How to enable all fingers for login on Ubuntu 20.04

Problem: When setting multiple fingers for login on Lenovo P53 with Ubuntu 20.04 I'm always prompted for left middle finger to login with fingerprint. Expected: Any enrolled finger should be allowed ...
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Fingerprint reader on Ubuntu 20.04 at HP ENVY 17m-CG0013DX

This is the Reader on my laptop: Bus 003 Device 003: ID 04f3:0c4c Elan Microelectronics Corp. ELAN:ARM-M4 And I can't find an step by step way to make it work on Ubuntu. In Fingerprint Activation on ...
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Ubuntu Fingerprint option not showing up in User settings

Laptop: Asus ZenBook S UX391UA, OS: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS I have altered the pam-auth config using the 'sudo pam-auth-update' to include fingerprint authentication. pam-auth-update screenshot I have ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 ASUS Finperprint reader isn't recognized

I have an asus zenbook 14 with what i believe on windows shows up as an ELAN fingerprint reader. However on Ubuntu 20.04, fpintd-enroll finds no devices and lsusb shows nothing about fingerprint at ...

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