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Old 29th July 2008, 01:57 AM
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Finger print reader

Does F9 allow for reading your finger print instead of password or is this in the next generation of Fedora? I am using F9 on a HP dv6500 notebook. If what do I need to install?

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Old 30th July 2008, 01:44 PM
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Yes it does.

Try thinkfinger in this link.

Working perfectly here with my Dell XPS m1530.
(well, it would be 100% perfect if would work with E17 lock screen but meh)
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Old 30th July 2008, 02:34 PM
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Thanks,

I dnloaded into F9, it seemed to install but when I rebooted nothing. Am I missing something?
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Old 30th July 2008, 03:01 PM
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Yes you are

You need to configure now, try:

Quote:
tf-tool
on a terminal as root

The instructions are here.
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Old 31st July 2008, 11:56 AM
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Thanks, but I did try at the root and got this msg:

[root@localhost wayner]# tf-tool --acquire
bash: tf-tool: command not found

I tried just tf-tool and received the same error msg.

Suggestions?
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Old 31st July 2008, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by theWayner
Thanks, but I did try at the root and got this msg:

[root@localhost wayner]# tf-tool --acquire
bash: tf-tool: command not found
Did you become root via just su or su -

that is su + space + dash

You must do the later in order to be able to run commands without putting the full directory structure

For example, type su and then ifconfig. You should get a message > bash: ifconfig: command not found

Now type su - and then ifconfig. Now it works!

You could also run ifconfig as a normal user if you put the full path /sbin/ifconfig

Same principles will probably apply to run tf-tool
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Old 31st July 2008, 12:20 PM
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So the driver is not installed..

That's weird, try the procedure again from the start..

Or else i guess you will have to compile it from source.
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