A place to discuss issues of the Fingerprint GUI.
ATTENTION! I observe more and more spammers who use the private email feature of this forum for spamming. So I'm going to remove all private email addresses in the database and disable the input field for private email.
If you want to contact me directly please use the email address given on the fingerprint-gui's homepage. Don't forget to provide a link to the topic in this forum then.
Goodix Fingerprint not recognised (Dell Inspiron 15 7577)
Just recently bought a Dell Inspiron 15 7577, and the Goodix fingerprint reader that's built into the power button doesn't work.
[ 1.553810] usb 1-8: New USB device found, idVendor=27c6, idProduct=5301
[ 1.553811] usb 1-8: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=3
[ 1.553811] usb 1-8: Product: Goodix Fingerprint Device
[ 1.553812] usb 1-8: Manufacturer: HTMicroelectronics
[ 1.553813] usb 1-8: SerialNumber: HTK32
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 27c6:5301
$ lsb_release -a:
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS
$ uname -a:
Linux 4.10.0-37-generic #41~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 6 22:42:59 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Note: lsusb does not show the vendor name for some reason.
October 15th, 2017 2:08am