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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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Smart Card Reader on Ubuntu 22.04

I'm struggling with this bug, https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1972725. Can anyone help with this? Any comment, testing, fix, ... is welcome.
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HP Smartcard keyboard not working

I have an HP Skylab Smartcard keyboard and from what I can tell, the device itself is recognized by the system. It's just that when I try to test login it does not ask me for my PIN. Instead, it ...
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Ubuntu 22.04: Firefox unable to load module

Firefox is unable to load module I've been trying to setup a smartcard reading device, and I've gotten stuck twice on the same place. When it comes to configuring the Security Device on Firefox, I can'...
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Global smart card config for Chrome/Chromium

I'm trying to set up smart card browser support for all users of a system on LTS 20.04. I've read quite a few guides, including this one: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CommonAccessCard but most ...
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Where could I find Ubuntu driver for SafeNet IDPrime MD Smart Card

As I understand my smart card reader (Omnikey 3x21) is supported out of the box by most Linux distribution (Ubuntu included). However, I don't know how could I find a driver for the smart card (...
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Using Smartcard Insert Event to Bypass Username Prompt in Greeter

I'm switching over from CentOS 7 to Ubuntu 18.04 and setting up smartcard login. The smartcard login using pam_pkcs11 with opensc works just as well as it did in CentOS, but the greeter in CentOS (GDM)...
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I cannot get my SCR3310 smart card reader to work in Ubuntu 20.04.2, despite installing cackey, pcsc_scan and the DOD certificates

I cannot get my SCR3310 smart card reader to work in Ubuntu 20.04.2, despite installing cackey, pcsc_scan and the DOD certificates. When I run pcsc_scan, it says there is a reader and a card, but the ...
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Failed to send time-stamp request in DigiDoc4 client

In installed the Estonian E-ID card tool DigiDoc4 Client (command qdigidoc4) according to the official instructions under Ubuntu 20.04. Now when trying to sign a document with this tool, I get the ...
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Dell Keyboard (KB813) with smart card reader not working

We have multiple Dell Keyboard with smart card readers(Model KB813). We have instructed to install ubuntu and check the compatibility with all available hardware devices. Everything works fine but ...
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Disable Smartcard Integration in Hirsute?

Getting smartcards to work right has been difficult and now it's fubar again. I'm currently trying to figure out, exactly what changed with the upgrade to 21.04. So far I've found this: Smart Card ...
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Smartcard not recognized inside of Remmina instance

I am using Remmina 1.4.12 (git 0ad90e24) on my Ubuntu 18.04 and I have a connection to a remote desktop with Windows 10. I need to use the smartcard in my remote machine but Remmina does not ...
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OpenSC 0.20.0 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? [duplicate]

is there any plan to update the OpenSC package in Ubuntu 18.04 from version 0.17.0 to version 0.20.0? (I'm new here. Sorry if this is the wrong place to ask) Background: Our software is based on ...
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CAC USB reader not allowing authentication, Ubuntu 20.04

I am with the US government and use certificates on a "CAC" smart card to authenticate on web sites. I have a USB smart card reader (SMC Microsystems), which is detected by the OS, but the ...
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RDP Smart Card Redirect

I'm trying to get my smart card passed through RDP from Ubuntu to a Windows box. It didn't work in the beginning, randomly worked for a couple of logins, and then never worked again (no changes made). ...
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How do I sign a file with my smartcard on Ubuntu 20.10?

I own a latitude E7240 with a smartcard reader (broadcom 5880), running Ubuntu 20.10, and a smartcad with a qualified certificate which I want to usu to digitally sign files. Cardpeek correctly sees ...
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Downloading Smart Card Reader Drivers (18.04LTS)

I have a Dell Precision 7540 with a Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5260 PCI Express Card Reader. However, I cannot find the drivers anywhere. I have found the Ubtuntu winpack drivers on the Dell ...
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How do I get Chromium and Firefox to detect my smart card reader?

I have a SCR3310 Smart Card Reader that I am using with Ubuntu. I have verified that my smart card is connected using pcsc-tools, and that it can detect my smart card successfully. I also successfully ...
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Missing private key from smart card device [gpg, yubikey]

In my work environment, I currently use a smart card yubikey device for signing commits and encryption/decryption tasks. Apparently, some updates caused me some issues so now my computer cannot find ...
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Digital signing with qdigidoc4 (Estonian ID card software) under Ubuntu 20.04

When trying to use qdigidoc4 (version 4.2.4.71) on Ubuntu 20.04, and trying to sign a container, signing fails (both with ID card and Mobile ID) and I get the following message: ASiC_E.cpp:347 Failed ...
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Smartcard (EAP) authencation for L2TP/IPsec VPN

I have a certificate in a smartcard that I use to connect over a VPN on Windows. The VPN is a L2TP/IPsec, and uses EAP for authentication. I tried multiple connection methods, some using UI (Network ...
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Using smart card reader Gemalto IDBridge K30

I'm trying to use a smart card reader Gemalto IDBridge K30 in Ubuntu 18.04, and I'm not having success. I do have libccid, opensc-pkcs11 and pcsc-tools installed. pcsc_scan does detect it: PC/SC ...
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How to import pgp backup back into smartcard?

I generated a backup of my master key and 3 sub keys following this into these archives: gpg.conf mastersub.key openpgp-recovs.d private-keys-v1.d (contains 4 .key files) pubring.kbx random_seed ...
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mToken detection in linux

I have bought a Longmai mToken CryptoIDA 2.0 which it's official site state is supported by Linux and Windows. In windows the token is working fine but on Linux (Ubuntu 19.10 or Ubuntu 19.04 or Ubuntu ...
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Can't find packages: eid-mw eid-viewer in Ubuntu 18.04

My smart card reader was working in Ubuntu 16.04, but I can't find beidgui, libacr38u, libacr38ucontrol0 and libacr38ucontrol-dev packages that are required for installing the same PC/SC smart card ...
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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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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 ...
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