Getting the finger print reader to work
sorin.srbu at ki.se
Thu Mar 7 14:13:31 UTC 2019
I've actually tried that, but it blows with a "no device" or "device failed"
message or some such.
I think it's the device (driver) that isn't supported on Ubuntu 18.04.
Feels like an excercise in futilty.
Karolinska Institutet Universitetsbibliotek, UBIT
On Thu, 2019-03-07 at 13:04 +0000, Grizzly wrote:
> 07 March 2019 at 10:01, Sorin Srbu wrote:
> Getting the finger print reader to (at least in part)
> > Hi all,
> > I've been trying to get the finger print reader to work on my HP
> > ELitebook
> > 850 G5 the last couple of days with no success.
> > Are there any recent insight on this, from the list members?
> > Is gettting the sensor to work, a futile attempt really?
> May not be same lappy but I found this to work
> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui
> sudo apt update
> sudo apt install libbsapi policykit-1-fingerprint-gui fingerprint-gui
> ;sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui
> and it worked fine, I just kept forgeting which finger I use dso I gave up
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