Intrepid, gdm and thinkfinger

Johann Spies jspies at
Thu Jan 29 05:52:17 UTC 2009

Since upgrading to Intrepid (from Hardy) gdm ignores my finger when I
try to authenticate.  And it is still the same finger ... :)

It still asks "Password or Swipe finger"  but I have to use a

In the console (eg tty1) I can authenticate by swiping my finger so it
not realy a thinkfinger or pam issue.

Any ideas how to convince gdm?

Johann Spies          Telefoon: 021-808 4036
Informasietegnologie, Universiteit van Stellenbosch

     "My son, if sinners entice thee, consent thou not."    
                            Proverbs 1:10 

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