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touch screnn + fingerprint problem

hello everyone lets define some constants pc name : HP Pavilion x360 system : Ubuntu 20.04 LTS the problems are can't find a way to use fingerprint for auth touch screen sometimes freezes for no ...
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Can't use fingerprint scanner in ubuntu 20.04

I have a Lenovo L490, with a built-in fingerprint scanner (27c6:55b4 Shenzen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. Fingerprint Reader). I'm on ubuntu 20.04, and when I try to setup the fingerprint scanner for ...
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How to activate fingerprint on ubuntu 20.04 for login?

I couldn't able to enable the fingerprint by Settings->Users->Authentication & Login. When doing like above I getting error like "Could not access any fingerprint readers Please contact your ...
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Lenovo c940 Fingerprint reader not working on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Yoga C940 with a fingerprint reader. I use Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Hardinfo tells me I have a Wacom HID 51E2 Finger device. After PAM-auth-update activation (that worked) I tried to use it ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 After Fingerprint login, password request to unlock the desktop

I have this issue with fingerprint. Almost all works fine, I can use it for elevate privileges, I can login .... but just after passed the login screen, when the desktop appears, I have a pop up ...
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how to set proper environment diplay settings for 3840x2160 resoultion on Asus Zenbook Pro UX501

how to set proper environment diplay settings for 3840x2160 resoultion on Asus Zenbook Pro UX501. fonts are miniaturized. keyboard not localized. Why Ubuntu is not able to recognize the hardware and ...
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How to use fingerprint reader on Lenovo ThinkPad? Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Thinkpad X380 Yoga running Ubuntu 20.04 freshly installed (I am a complete beginner coming from windows). I have tried the solution suggested here: [How do I install a fingerprint reader on ...
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XPS 13 9300 - fingerprint reader - any driver updates?

I have a fingerprint reader and it shows as a Shenzhen Goodix Technology Co.,Ltd. FingerPrint. However, when I check at this site: Hardware Probe Linux Hardware Probe I find the it fails on this ...
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Fingerprint Sensor not working (Ubuntu 20.04)

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04 yasterday on my ASUS F512D (also known as X512DA), and everything is working fine, i was worried about the Ryzen 5 3500U and graphics not working, but everything just ...
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Error when try to enable fingerprint validity vfs0050

When I try to enable fingerprint sensor on ubuntu 20.04 system shows: No se pudo acceder al dispositivo <<Validity VFS0050>> GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Message ...
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Fingerprint scanner is not detecting in 20.04

I have Asus vivobook 14 and after installing Ubuntu 20.04 , there is no option to add fingerprint. Can anyone help regarding this?Img of User Section
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Fingerprint reader for Dell xps 9570 I'm using ubuntu 20.04

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 20.04 and I want to add figerprint reader to log in. I have tried this tutorial https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/04/ubuntu-fingerprint-scanner-login-desktop but I don'...
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Fingerprint enrollment works on Ubuntu 20.04, but unable to unlock with fingerprint

After successfully enabling Fingerprint Login on my user and enrolling my thumb, I lock the screen and try to unlock it with my thumb but nothing happens. Rebooting the system didn't help. Looking at ...
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Problem in enabling fingerprint login in Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa on Lenovo Ideapad 530S machine

I am trying to enable the Fingerprint Unlock option in my Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fosaa (Lenovo Ideapad 530S) under Settings > Users While trying to enable the Fingerprint Login option, the following ...
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Fingerprint LG Elitebook Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64-bit

I did install the new Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, however the fingerprint is not working. I tried going directly to Settings - Users - Automatic login and enable the fingerprint login, but the error is: Could ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 lts Could not access fingerprint readers

I'm trying to set a Fingerprint login in ubuntu 20.04 but I get this message: Could not access any fingerprint readers Please contact your system administrator for help. I'm thinking that some ...
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Could not access “synaptics sensors” device error on ubuntu 20.04 focal fosa

I was trying to register my fingerprint on my Lenovo Thinkpad P43s and while in this process i got this error: GDbus.Error:net.reativated.Fprint.error.internal: Open failed with error: The driver ...
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Fingerprint gui not installing in Ubuntu 20.04

I'm trying to install fingerprint-gui in my Lenovo Ideapad 520. I did install the new Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, however, the fingerprint is not working. I tried going directly to Settings - Users - ...
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Finger print login in 20.04

I saw an OMG Ubuntu article about Ubuntu offering FingerPrint support. But I do not see any such option in 20.04. Is it really possible to login using FingerPrint scan in 20.04 ? If yes, can you ...
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Where and how do I report security concerns regarding Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Fingerprint reader login access? [duplicate]

So I installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my Lenovo ThinkPad T510. I set up my laptop nicely and enable fingerprint login. This evening, my wife was messing my my laptop that was on the login screen and she ...
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How to enable fingerprint reader

how to access the fingerprint in ubuntu 18.04 Lts. but i have the fingerprint sensor in my laptop.so what can i do for enabling it. there are no ortion for fingerprint in my settings.
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Lenovo Carbon X1 Fingerprint reader not recognised in Ubuntu 18.04

When I tried to use fingerprint-gui and fprint none of them recognized the integrated fingerprint reader. Nothing has worked so far, please point me in the right direction.
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Problem in enable inbuilt finger print in asus vivobook x509fj

i have asus vivobook x509fj. I am unable to stablish my login security with inbuilt fingerprint sensor in my laptop.
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Fingerprint GUI does not detect fingerprint device in ASUS Vivobook S

The fingerprint device was working with Windows. But lately, I have shifted to Ubuntu. I have installed these : sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui sudo apt update sudo apt ...
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Cannot use fingerprint on Lenovo ideapad 520 ubuntu 19.10

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 520 which comes with a fingerprint sensor. The sensor works fine on Windows with Windows Hello although does not work at all with Ubuntu. I have installed fingerprint-gui but ...
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Lenovo thinkbook 15-IML fingerprint don't working

I have a problems with fingerprint on my laptop Lenovo thinkbook 15-IML. I have updated the BIOS to the latest version. After that, I have installed Ubuntu 19.10. The touchpad problems are fixed, but ...
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Fingerprint Reader Lenovo Thinkpad L13 - Synaptics Driver

I read some of the questions here about the fingerprint reader support. Here I am asking spcecifically for the Lenovo Thinkpad L13. I am using Ubuntu 19.10 but I think it would be the same for other ...
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Lenovo Flex 14 Fingerprint Sensor in Ubuntu

I recently bought a Lenovo Flex 14 and installed Ubuntu 18.04 on it. This computer has a fingerprint sensor and I want to be able to use it in Ubuntu. I have tried FPrint and Fingerprint GUI but both ...
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How can I enable biometric log in option on my laptop?

I have a fingerprint scanner sensor on my laptop to sign in more conveniently. (Lenovo Ideapad 520) The feature works fine on Windows but here on Ubuntu 18.04, I think I should download some drivers ...
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18.04: ThinkPad p50 Fingerprint Scanner not working even when recommended answer tried

Installing fprint and fingerprint-gui do not enable the fingerprint scanner on a Lenovo ThinkPad p50 to work with Ubuntu. If there is another linux-based OS that supports this, I would gladly switch ...
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19.10 Finger Print reader X1 Carbon [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 19.10 in my Lenovo X1 Carbon 6th Generation. I am not able to configure finger print reader. Does Ubuntu 19.10 support finger print reader in X1 Carbon ? Any Solution ? ...
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Why is fingerprint authentication so complicated / slow?

Booting the system takes: Swiping my finger on the (lighted up) fingerprint reader. → LED on the fingerprint reader goes out. Select my user. Swiping my finger on the (lighted up again) fingerprint ...
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Fingerprint Scanner on T480s?

Has anyone gotten the fingerprint scanner working on the Thinkpad T480s? I installed fingerprint-gui, but it just says "No Device Found." I'm on KDE Neon (Ubuntu 18.04 base) with all the latest ...
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Fingerprint support for ubuntu 19.10 [closed]

Hey everyone i am trying to get fingerprint support for my lenovo s540 14 inch laptop and yet i haven't found anything that works i installed something i don't remember the name exactly now but that ...
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Tap fingerprint, not swipe

Is there option to use tap fingerprint? I really don't want swipe fingerprint scanner. My laptop has quick scanner (mi notebook pro), on windows it works immediately and pretty good, like on ...
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Fingerprint access to Dell Vastro 3580 [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu since last week. I have a Dell Vastro laptop which has access to LOGIN with FINGERPRINT. How could I access this using this Ubuntu.
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Ubuntu 19.10: Fingerprint login

I installed Eoan and have a acer spin 5 with fingerprint sensor. The sensor is recognized, i enrolled one finger via settings/user. The finger is recognized, but on login, i can swipe the finger for ...
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How to use Fingerprint reader in Ubuntu 19.10

I am using Ubuntu 19.10 in Asus X510UN. Using the lsusb command I can't find Fingerprint Device, and it's even showing no device found in fprintd-enroll. I have built-in fingerprint reader in my ...
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How to use 27c6:538d Goodix FingerPrint (Dell Inspiron 5490)?

I can see this in lsusb but cannot find option to use it in users option in setting
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Fprint and fingerprint gui not working

I have a lenovo ideapad520 and I want to login through the finger print reader in Ubuntu 18.04. I tried installing both fprintd and fingerprint gui but both of them shows as no devices available. I ...
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su produces “registered driver” messages

I tried to install my fingerprint reader and now each time I run sudo -i I see this list of messages: $ sudo -i [sudo] password for user: fp:debug [fp_init] fp:debug [register_driver] registered ...
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Fingerprint sign-in option not available

I have ASUS Vivobook S15 and I'm currently running Ubuntu 19.04 on single boot. I want to make use of my fingerprint scanner to log in but there's no option for fingerprint login in the settings/users ...
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Fingerprint on Xiaomi air 13.3

Seems that the fingerprint device on the Xiaomi laptop is not supported by FingerprintGUI and I can't get it to work. Can someone help me? I tried to follow this answere but when I'm at the end, and ...
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Goodix Fingerprint Reader driver issues

I have already tried installing Fingerprint GUI and fprint-demo. None of them detects the fingerprint reader on my device, which works fine on Windows. Here are my laptop's specifications: Device: ...
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Using fingerprint Sensor on xiaoumi mi air 2019

I am using fingerprint-gui but it doesnt detect the sensor. Is there anything I can do, any additional drivers or smth? I am on Ubuntu 18.04 heres the output of lspci && lsusb 00:00.0 Host ...
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How can I enable the built-in fingerprint reader on my Asus VivoBook 14 X407UF (Ubuntu 18.04)?

Click here for the image I have decided to use Ubuntu as my main OS. All of the drivers are properly setup except for the fingerprint reader as seen on the image. I tried following the steps on other ...
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Connecting a fingerprint reader with USB to KUbuntu 18.04 LTS

I'm trying to connect a Billionton fingerprint reader to my KUbuntu machine, I tried installing fprintd but when I execute fprintd-enroll it says, that no devices were found. The reader shows up in ...
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How to set up the fingerprint reader on Asus Vivobook in 19.04

I am attempting to set up the fingerprint reader on my Asus VivoBook 15 (X512DA_F512DA). This question and this question touch on the subject, but haven't been answered, and aren't for Dingo and aren'...
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I have a lenovo ideapad 520-15ikb and my fingerprint reader doesn't works

If I type lsusb -s 001:003 -v I get this: Couldn't open device, some information will be missing Device Descriptor: bLength 18 bDescriptorType 1 bcdUSB 2.00 ...
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Built in Finger Print on Acer Swift 13 Not Working

I have Acer Swift 13 with Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS installed. But the finger print reader which is built in is not working. Is there a way to make it work? Also I'm wondering if it will work if I install ...

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