Questions tagged [fingerprint]

a form of biometric identification used to authenticate a user or a hash value calculated to identify a large data set (e.g. PGP key or x.509 certificate) with a unique smaller string

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multiple root access with own history

I want to get the publickey fingerprint of the user actualy logging in, to identify which user logging in as root, so i can create a bashrc for every user in a subfolder e.g. "/root/[FINGERPRINT]/....
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DigitalPersona driver not loading

I have spent many days trying to run a DigitalPersona 4500 fingerprint reader on debian 10 using the vendor sdk in version 2.2.0 I managed to compile the kernel module with some corrections and it ...
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Is there a driver for 138a:00ab Validity Sensors, Inc. fingerprint reader?

I just got a new computer that comes with this device > lsusb -s 003 -v Bus 001 Device 003: ID 138a:00ab Validity Sensors, Inc. Couldn't open device, some information will be missing and the ...
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Fingerprint Sensor in Raspberry Pi with DeepinOS

I have a raspberry Pi 2 + that I want to run Deepin OS on. Deepen 15.x has a new fingerprint reader feature. For those of you who don't know, Deepin is made as a standalone distro as well as is the ...
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fprint doesn't find my laptop's fingerprint device but lsusb does?

So when i use lsusb i can find the fingerprint device, the name of it is Generic goodix fingerprint device and my laptop is lenovo thinkpad 530s considering that lsusb can find it then why can't ...
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Identify & install fingerprint reader Debian

I want to install the fingerprint reader of my ASUS S406U but I don't really know it drivers are available or not. First, I tried to launch lsusb to identify the ID of my reader, but the result is the ...
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160-bit fingerprint of RSA key

The command ssh-keygen -lf /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key.pub prints the 128-bit fingerprint of the RSA key. What is the command to get the 160-bit fingerprint of a RSA key?
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Several representations for key fingerprint

In ssh server and client authentication, key fingerprints are presented in different ways, even using the same command ssh-keygen -lf (in different hosts or as regards different keys). Representation ...
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No Fingerprint Button in Ubuntu 19.04

I've updated on Ubuntu 19.04, hoping to unlock my Acer Spin 5 with the Elantech Fingerprint Sensor (04f3: 0c03). When I go to the user settings, there is no button that I can use to add fingers.
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How can I properly use my fingerprint scanner?

I just bought a Thinkpad T430 and installed Linux Mint 19 on it. It's the first time ever I use Linux, so I'm kinda lost. I searched a bit and I found a way to make the built in fingerprint scanner ...
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which part is the fingerprint in gpg public key

I am using gpg - $ gpg --version gpg (GnuPG) 2.2.12 libgcrypt 1.8.4 I am trying to understand the difference between the two commands : $ gpg --list-key and: $ gpg --fingerprint from whatever ...
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How can I automate adding entries to .ssh/known_hosts?

I administer a lot of hosts, and every time I ssh into a new batch for the first time, it is tedious to tell my secure shell client yes for each and every host that I accept the host key fingerprint ...
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fingerprint-gui on Linux Mint 19 “Tara” cinnamon works but not on first boot or in software center

On my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon 3rd. Gen., fingerprint-gui works fine when locking the screen or requesting sudo in terminal. It doesn't work when I freshly boot up the system at first login, and it ...
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Configure pam_mount to only prompt at initial login

can I configure pam_mount to only ask for the password on login and not when unlocking the screen or doing sudo? I'm using pam_fingerprint-gui.so to login. I now started using pam_mount to mount and ...
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How to compare different SSH fingerprint (public key hash) formats?

When I log in to an SSH server/host I get asked whether the hash of its public key is correct, like this: # ssh 1.2.3.4 The authenticity of host '[1.2.3.4]:22 ([[1.2.3.4]:22)' can't be established. ...
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How to get the finger print reader working on Fedora 27

I have a new Dell Inspiron 13 7000 series (2017) The dell comes with a finger print reader that works in Windows 10 (I am not sure how I can get the name manufacturer of the hardware). However, I ...
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Debian : how to set login behaviour (ask passsword)

I tried to use my fingerprint reader on my laptop yesterday, installing fprintd ; it didn't work. I then removed all those packackages. I then realized Gnome (or non graphical session) doesn't ask ...
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Fingerprint reader on Asus Zenbook

So I have ZorinOS installed on my ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH54, however, FingerprintGUI shows my fingerprint sensor (Elantech I think) as an unknown device. Is there any custom software or fixes that can ...
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fprintd can't login with fingerprint Arch Linux

I have Arch Linux installed with deepin desktop environment and lightdm. Greeter is lightdm-deepin-greeter. I have installed fprintd, configured fingerprint, i can successfully login to sudo with ...
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Fingerprint-GUI only working as root?

I am currently running Manjaro Arch Linux on a Lenovo ThinkPad L530. This machine has an integrated UPEK Fingerprint-Reader, with USB-ID 147e:1002. Now what I am trying to do is to set up the ...
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writing a USB sniffing kernel module

Here is my problem : I have a Raspberry pi zero with Raspbian Jessie and I set up the dwc2 module to use USB OTG. I would like to sniff the USB traffic from the Raspberry to implement host ...
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How do you activate a finger print in start into LUKS on Arch?

hI was searched any clue for using a fingerprint reading device for unlocking encryption into LUKS. My hard disk use (LUKS) /dev/sda2:encrypted to start OS. I don't want used "pass-phrases" complex ...
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gnupg 2.1.16: --with-fingerprint no longer works to show fingerprints

Before importing a key from a file I want to check the fingerprint of the key. According to the instructions from the centos wiki I use the command gpg --quiet --with-fingerprint <path of key ...
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How to use fingerprint to decrypt a folder encrypted with ecryptfs?

I want to decrypt a folder encrypted with ecryptfs with fingerprint recognition on Lenovo Thinkpad. Example: # service fprintd start # mount -t ecryptfs [custom options] folder folder Swipe your ...
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How to login with both password and fingerprint?

How to configure PAM to require both password and fingerprint to log in? I can do a password / fingerprint login but not both by changing /etc/pam.d/common-auth For password only auth [success=...
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Fingerprint scanner is detected and seems to be functional, but never matches fingerprint

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440s, and everything is working pretty much out-of-the-box on Fedora 25, except for the fingerprint scanner. It is detected automatically, and flashes when necessary, and ...
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How to fingerprint a Unix System [closed]

I would like to fingerprint some Unix (most are Debian) systems. By fingerprinting I mean run a script that collect material identifiers, system version, etc in order to be able to: accurately ...
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Verify host key fingerprint in old format

OpenSSH's display format for host key fingerprints has changed recently - between versions 6.7 and 6.8. When connecting to a new host, the message now looks like this: user@desktop:~$ ssh 10.33.1....
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ssh: Use cases of fingerprints and randomart

I am looking at what is being written about rssh fingerprints and randomart with some confusion. This comes down to two questions which I think most people have but which descriptions seem to squirm ...
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fprintd-enroll works with right-index finger only

When I try any other finger with: %> fprintd-enroll left-index-finger Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0 failed to claim device: Not Authorized: net.reactivated.fprint.device....