Ask Your Question

Fingerprint Reader in Fedora29

asked 2018-12-03 23:04:32 -0500

umrinderpal gravatar image

Hi, I am trying to use fingerprint reader in F29 on Dell Vostro 3468. I have done these steps.

$sudo dnf install fprintd fprintd-pam
$fprintd-enroll -f right-index-finger
list_devices failed: No devices available

Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 138a:00a6 Validity Sensors, Inc. 
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 8087:0a2a Intel Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0129 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:5689 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

Plz Help

edit retag flag offensive close merge delete

1 Answer

Sort by ยป oldest newest most voted

answered 2018-12-04 12:17:32 -0500

ed209 gravatar image


maybe you're out of luck. Still, I wouldn't bother using a fingerprint reader, as they're insecure devices that can be easily fooled.

edit flag offensive delete link more

Question Tools

1 follower


Asked: 2018-12-03 23:04:32 -0500

Seen: 1,272 times

Last updated: Dec 04 '18