Questions tagged [smartcard]

A smart card resembles a credit card in size and shape, but inside it is completely different. The inside of a smart card usually contains an embedded microprocessor.

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Is there a way to share a smart card reader between different virtualbox guests?

I'm looking into VirtualBox 5.1.38 (on Ubuntu 16.04). I have converted two vmware virtual machines for a test run. It seems only possible to use one smart card reader with one machine or the other. ...
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USB Token can't be detected in a docker container

I am running a docker image (ubuntu 18.04) with opensc installed. I have an ePass2003 token which works fine on the host (Ubuntu 18.04). I ran the image in privileged mode for test purposes like so: ...
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Does the SConnect Firefox extension work in Ubuntu?

SConnect is a browser extension (made by a company called Gemalto) that makes it possible for web pages to use security devices (e.g. a card reader) connected to the computer. According to this page ...
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PAM authentication with existing smart card?

I have followed this tutorial to the point where PAM asks for my smartcard and pin on sudo -i, but then it says Smart card PIN: DEBUG:pkcs11_lib.c:1405: login as user CKU_USER DEBUG:pkcs11_lib.c:...
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Where to look for 'Gemalto PKCS11 Library' PPA, deb or snappy?

I would like to find a trusted source for the files required to use Gemalto .NET smart card (libgtop11dotnet.so). Unfortunately I cannot see them in the default repositories and cannot find them on ...
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How to identify the exact brand of the embedded smart card reader of my laptop

I have a HP EliteBook 2170p and I am trying to use the embedded smart card reader. First I installed all necessary packages pcscd, opensc, ... Then I tested the command pcsc_scan and I get the ...
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Virtual Box with smartcard reader device

I'm using HID Omnikey 3121 smartcard reader and I'm trying to use in virtual box windows 7 vm. On ubuntu(16.04) side I installed pcsc drivers and I see using pscs_scan command that device is ...
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make error with smart card reader driver install

I purchased a smart card reader, zoweetek 12026-1, for which i will need to install pcsc and ccid drivers. I have successfully install pcsc-lite-1.8.6 but when i tried to install ccid-1.4.5-alcor i ...
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How to install VMware Horizion Client with a CAC card reader for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I had issues installing VMWare Horizon Client onto Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and have the CAC card reader recognized within the application. I visited the VMWare website and searched through their ...
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How to install the USB Token MS-IDProtect

The USB Token is a cryptographic device used to generate and protect the digital certificate issued by a licensed certification. This device can be used on any PC that has a USB port.
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Smartcard Reader of Dell Latitude E7450 not recognized

Recently I upgraded my "old" Dell Latitude E7440 to a newer E7450. Both include a SmartCard reader. Using Ubuntu 15.04, the reader in the E7440 was recognized and worked perfectly, which is however ...
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What are cflags? [closed]

I have some experience with Gentoo, so I know the compiler meaning of CFLAGS, but when I try to configure https://github.com/OpenSC/pam_pkcs11 : # ./bootstrap&&./configure&&make clean&...
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How to setup Belgian eID Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use my Belgian EID to login to government websites online. How do I set this up in Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks!
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How to use dell smart card keyboard RT7D60 in Ubuntu

I have Dell external usb keyboard with smart card reader builtin. I want to use it to read my eID. When I plug the keyboard in, I can use the keyboard but not the smartcard reader. How can I use the ...
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Does anyone know how to install and use a Gemalto Card Reader for AKO?

I would like to migrate my office work to this home computer, and I need to use a smart card reader to access military applications. Windows has a built-in smart card program, and I was hoping that ...
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Omnikey 6121: cannot write to OpenPGP smartcard

I am trying to use an Omnikey 6121 smartcard reader with an OpenPGPv2 smart card. The reader is recognized, as I see from gpg --card-status and I was able to edit some card details like URL, name etc ...
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Aladdin eToken install issue on Ubuntu 14.04

Has anyone been able to get Aladdin eToken to work on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. COuld someone provide the steps for same.
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If a card reader + its driver are PC/SC compliant in windows, is it PC/SC compliant in Ubuntu?

I have two basic questions and find no one and nowhere to ask them. finally send them to you. If a card reader+ its driver was PC/SC compliant in windows, is it PC/SC compliant in other OSs too? (...
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Smartcard reader Vasco DP905 does not work anymore after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

I have been using the Vasco smartcard reader since quite some time. Already in Ubuntu 13.04 I was experiencing some problems (I always had to plug it out and in again to make it work). Now, I have ...
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PGP key: length, multiple identities, smart card

I am new to GnuPG. I have generated a key in with Enigmail in Thunderbird so far, which is also available through Seahorse now. I generated a key with 2048bit. However, I read that 4096 is now ...