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New user of Kubuntu 16.04 using a x220. How do I log in with thi

Hello,

I am new to linux and I found that in order to be able to take advantage of the fingerprint reader on my x220 I should install Fingerprint GUI onto Kubuntu 16.04 . I installed it and I can see how to register my fingerprint. However, how can I do stuff with them (such as log in)?

Also, I noticed that Kubuntu 16.04 was not on the list of tested environments, would you like me to test it?
Permalink H M 
October 15th, 2016 9:30pm
Hello,

there are issues between KDE and FingerPrintGUI, which make fingerprint almost unusable for KDE-users, at least on my system.

You can find two KDE-Bugs mentioned on Wolfgang's Homepage http://home.ullrich-online.cc/fingerprint/ "Known Issues / 2nd paragraph.

My experiences are documented here: http://home.ullrich-online.cc/fingerprint/Forum/topic.php?TopicId=552

A potential and partial solution, which for whatever reason did not work for me, has been described here (in German language): https://forum.ubuntuusers.de/topic/kein-kde-login-moeglich-16-04-fingerprint-gui/

I'd appreciate any additional proposal to solve this issue.
Permalink MichaelH 
October 30th, 2016 10:05am

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