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Could not get UUID

Installed Fingerprint GUI on Linux Mint Serena 64bit on a Thinkpad X61s, Cinnamon desktop, and it worked perfectly. I installed Linux Mint Sonya 64bit on a Thinkpad X61s, same machine, MATE desktop, and most of it works perfectly, but it will not save my password file to a USB drive. So, I cannot log in with my fingerprint reader, not a disaster but I would rather have it working. I get an error message stating "Could not get UUID".
Permalink Charlie 
July 8th, 2017 12:55am
What is the UUID of the partition on your USB stick?
Is it formated with a Linux filesystem?
If not, make a small (50MB is enough) ext3 or ext4 partition there and chose it for the key.
Permalink Wolfgang Ullrich 
July 10th, 2017 11:16am
It is EXT4 now but for some reason it is read only. Formatted in Mint. I think that may be my problem.

Permalink Charlie 
July 10th, 2017 5:22pm
Hooray! Fixed it. I used the procedure outlined here:

Post by pyrus

It involves creating a file in  /etc/udev/rules.d  and inserting "# UDEV Rules to change the permission of USB disks

KERNEL=="sd*[0-9]", ATTR{removable}=="1", ENV{ID_BUS}=="usb", MODE="0666""  into hat file. Without my added quotes

Cheers for he time. humbs up for the app. :)
Permalink Charlie 
July 10th, 2017 5:45pm
Thumbs up. Sticky "T" key. LOL
Permalink Charlie 
July 10th, 2017 5:46pm

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