A few hours ago i right clicked the icon in Devices and Printers and did troubleshoot. I then removed the biometric coprocessor from the device manager and told it to also uninstall any drivers. I uninstalled the Lenovo fingerprint software. Those devices and Authentec ones are supported by libfprint. He outlined in two very good talks how to forge each and every available fingerprint sensor available at the cost of a few euros, using materials from your local hardware store, a digicam and a laser printer!
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Models covered Thinkpad xx220 type: Has anyone been able to use their T fingerprint reader to logon to Windows 7? ThinkVantage Fingerprint Software enables: Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.
Does anyone knows any other option? The reader was working fine. Keyboard’s hotkeys To have the backlight keys work properly under i3I had to do a special configuration in Xorg, otherwise the xbacklight program wouldn’t work properly.
I am a rookie freshmen, so please be kind.
Here’s how to tell which version you are running: But thank you anyway. Anytime Last week Last month Last 6 months Last year. Forum discussion and howto for bit, using non-free drivers Seems to be supported as of Works for Me TM. Any one got some comparisons? On Ubuntu, use PPA at https: Logging in instead using a password, the Lenovo software seems to try and load – I see a splash screen, then nothing happens.
There has been quite a bit of research by a hacker named Starbug, a member of the Chaos Computer Club, Berlin, Germany. This software is not supported on Value Line desktops or Value Line notebooks with integrated fingerprint reader. Not sure if the security level is different between the drivers, but if you have files stored on your PC that the NSA or FSB wants, you better use something other than fingerprint to secure your PC.
The hardware is recognised and Windows reports it as working fine.
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Interestingly or not, depending on your point of viewexperimentally installing Authentec’s TrueSuite software the reader is made by themafter of course uninstalling Lenovo’s software, results in ciprocessor exactly the same symptoms, except that the reader appears to be alive all the time: The purpose is not to duplicate the Debian Official Documentationbut to document how to install Debian on some specific hardware.
Does the Windows Update driver give you any configurable options? It corpocessor appear in lspci -v or lsusb -v.
Windows Media Player Any other advice, like where to get drivers? I tend to think fingerprint alone is more of a deterrent than a reliable security solution. Now i get the options to play around with.
According to the Arch Linux wikiyou might need to reboot or add yourself to the plugdev and scanner groups you should alread be in the plugdev group. Remember, using fingerprints for authentication is much similar to having a password which is written on anything you touch.
I came across this Intel page that references A few hours ago i right clicked the icon in Devices and Printers and did troubleshoot.