If your laptop or your notebook is equipped with a fingerprint, how to make fingerprints on your notebook or laptop can be used as a login to your favorite ubuntu system, the solution is Fingerprint GUI.
Fingerprint GUI is a fingerprint reader application based on the linux operating system that has the ability to recording and checking user’s fingerprint, allowing the user to login or authenticate using their fingerprints through the PAM module “pam_sm_authenticate.” Fingerprint GUI is based on device drivers from the project “libfprint” .
Here’s a list of ID fingerprint reader which can be read fingerprint GUI:
045e:00bb 061a:0110 147e:1002 045e:00bc 08ff:1600 147e:1003 045e:00bd 08ff:2500 147e:2015 045e:00ca 08ff:2580 147e:2016 0483:2015 08ff:5501 147e:3000 0483:2016 1162:0300 147e:3001 05ba:0007 138a:0001 147e:5002 05ba:0008 147e:1000 147e:5003 05ba:000a 147e:1001
How to install Fingerprint Gui on ubuntu 11.10
Okay let’s get started, open your terminal and type the following command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install fingerprint-gui policykit-1-fingerprint-gui libbsapi
After installation complete launch fingerprint-gui from Activities> Applications> Other> Fingerprint GUI.
Press ALT + F2 and type fingerprint-gui