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[Bug 1787974] Re: Fingerprint authentication not available in 18.04
i tried on Ubuntu 18.04.2 > "sudo apt install -y fprintd libpam-fprintd"
and "sudo pam-auth-update" on my ThinkPad T400 (a bit old laptop) device
info: Bus 004 Device 002: ID 08ff:2810 AuthenTec, Inc. AES2810 but it
doesnt work. in Users>Settings when i try to enable and choose finger to
enroll it gets freeze and causes fingerprint reader get extremely hot. i
had to quit the setting when it happened and remove "fprintd" and
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Fingerprint authentication not available in 18.04
Status in ubuntu-docs package in Ubuntu:
This page describes a feature not found in 18.04
Starting from point 3. "Press on Disabled, next to Fingerprint Login
to add a fingerprint for the selected account. If you are adding the
fingerprint for a different user, you will first need to Unlock the
panel." The option "Fingerprint Login" isn't available in the GUI (not
displayed at all).
The following steps to enroll fingers are therefore missing as well.
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