Re: Biometric authentication



The output is:

Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
*Bus 005 Device 002: ID 138a:0001 DigitalPersona, Inc Fingeprint Reader*
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB 2.0
multicard reader
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 5986:0137 Acer, Inc
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

The highlighted line is the biometric reader.
Try the link now, my model is on the list of supported devices.

2010/11/10 NoOp <glgxg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
On 11/08/2010 02:37 AM, Thiago Cavalcante wrote:
Dear,

I have an HP Pavilion dv5-1260br has biometric authentication. I would
like to utlize it with Ubuntu 10.10, does anyone know if you have
hardware support and how to install?

Perhaps?
https://launchpad.net/~fingerprint/+archive/fprint
http://reactivated.net/fprint/wiki/Supported_devices

What is the output of:

$ lsusb



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