View Full Version : [ubuntu] Fingerprint reader in lenovo Thinkpad SL410

April 21st, 2010, 04:52 PM
Hi I am using Thinkpad which comes with a fingerprint reader. It works fine with windows 7. I wonder it will also work in Ubuntu. Can any one guide me how to configure and use it.

my laptop specifications:

Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor T6570 ( 2.10GHz 800MHz )
Operating system PC DOS 2000 License
Total memory 2 GB DDR3 SDRAM 1066MHz
Display type 14.0 " HD VibrantView 1366x768
Hard drive device 320GB
Network card Intel Wireless Wi-Fi Link 5100
Optical device DVD Recordable (Dual Layer)
Bluetooth Bluetooth Version 2.1 + EDR
Form Factor Notebook
Finger print reader Fingerprint Reader
Warranty One year
Pointing device ThinkPad UltraNav
Battery 6 Cell Lithium-Ion

April 21st, 2010, 05:18 PM
Have you been to thinkwiki.org?

April 21st, 2010, 05:24 PM
do lsusb in terminal and look for a fingerprint reader in the output. If there is not one use the lspci command.