How can I use it for login and sudo? Thinkfinger does not support AuthenTec unfortunately. I think it’s very unlikely any third party will write non-free binary only drivers unless funded to do so. Just got a reply from Authentec: Will see if I can share them, then write a new blog post.

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Problem is, that communication between OS and device is encrypted. Update your packages database, upgrade packages: Driver sends “set idle mode” command to it right after imaging session. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.

Florian Stoll flostoll wrote on There’s lots of information there: On Mon, Nov 23, at 4: AES fingerprint reader not recognized.

Linux support for AES devices is not yet available.

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I installed from the ppa, so I’d most likely have the newest built already. Hey guys, I apologise, is there something for 08ff: BTW jelly-bears attach is always cited, but majority of aees2810 devices and I believe AES isn’t exception have support for detecting if the finger if life heat, electric charge etc. I’ve no idea what could be broken.


Hi there, can somebody confirm this working in Message 2 of 3. I don’t have access to any Authentec devices at the moment, I am unsubscribing to this bug report now. Lenovo is committed to environmental leadership from operations to product design and recycling solutions.

5 Steps: ThinkPad fingerprint reader on Archlinux

Clearly this is not the case for the T Read more about the various models of reader on the libfprint wiki. So unless a big corporate suddenly decides it has to fund Canonical to have the driver, Canonical will have to fund the project internally or it will never happen.

See our Sustainability Report. Presumably Canonical can ask for the information under NDA ilnux write a non-free binary blob driver and provide it via that route?

Fingerprint reader support

Release Notes for Ubuntu Edit. As I am fan of this technology I tried few times to reverse engineer its windows drivers.

Personally I have this fingerprint reader Lenovo T for some time now about 2 years. On Ubuntu, use PPA at https: This page was last modified on 6 Mayat To test such packages: Robert Ancell robert-ancell wrote on Mouse Both the Trackpoint and the?


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The fingerprint reader on my Lenovo Thinkpad R did work in Ubuntu We still need to finalize the related discussions with our legal team regarding NDA requirement for the particular developers and clarify all remaining concerns. Confirming that the libfprint does support this device so if it is not working then there is a bug somewhere.

AES fingerprint reader not recognized worked in You may have thought you bought it from them, but you didn’t.