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Abualderda
February 24th, 2011, 02:03 PM
Hi everybody

I just bought an HP dv6 3225dx and i installed Ubuntu 10.04.
everything seems to work OK
but the finger scanner and the wireless are not working.

can someone give me a simple instructions on how to get them both working
i would highly appreciate it.


thank you

PS. I'm a beginner to the Ubuntu world

komputes
February 24th, 2011, 07:10 PM
Can you post the actual device ID's. You can do this by running the following commands in a terminal:


$ echo \n\n-------- PCI Devices --------\n\n > uf10490009_devices.txt
$ lspci -nnk >> uf10490009_devices.txt
$ echo \n\n-------- USB Devices --------\n\n >> uf10490009_devices.txt
$ lsusb >> uf10490009_devices.txt

Then please attach the uf10490009_devices.txt (by default in your home directory) to this forum thread.

_0R10N
February 24th, 2011, 07:45 PM
I have a DV6 myself, and when installing Ubuntu, it doesn't automatically enable any driver for my wireless card (Broadcom) at all, although it detects it properly. You need to manually enable the driver on the aditional drivers window.

Kind regards!

Abualderda
February 25th, 2011, 07:56 AM
komputes (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=128198)

Can you post the actual device ID's. You can do this by running the following commands in a terminal:

Code:
$ echo \n\n-------- PCI Devices --------\n\n > uf10490009_devices.txt
$ lspci -nnk >> uf10490009_devices.txt
$ echo \n\n-------- USB Devices --------\n\n >> uf10490009_devices.txt
$ lsusb >> uf10490009_devices.txt
Then please attach the uf10490009_devices.txt (by default in your home directory) to this forum thread.
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here is the file (attached)

Abualderda
February 25th, 2011, 08:00 AM
_0R10N (http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=1052866)

I have a DV6 myself, and when installing Ubuntu, it doesn't automatically enable any driver for my wireless card (Broadcom) at all, although it detects it properly. You need to manually enable the driver on the aditional drivers window.



the one i have is an intel but when i open hardware drivers it's empty and it says

no proprietary drivers are in use on this system
what does that mean ??????????????

komputes
February 25th, 2011, 04:57 PM
The bug for wireless: fixed in maverick (10.10):
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/maverick/+source/linux-firmware/+bug/532451


For the fingerprint reader, here are instructions from a c:
Fprint is a fingerprint reading library, which allows using the fingerprint reader found of many of the more decent notebooks (package: fprint-demo). The package also includes a PAM module (package: libpam-fprint), which enables you to authenticate (log-in etc.) using the fingerprint reader.

The fprint-demo package provides a graphical application to enroll fingerprints and set different options. After installing that package, fprint-demo can be invoked from command line only (no menu entry yet) by issuing this command:

$ sudo fprint-demo In order to enable fingerprint authentication in Ubuntu install the libpam and libfprint packages and then edit **/etc/pam.d/common-auth** so it contains

auth sufficient pam_fprint.so
auth required pam_unix.so nullok_secure At your next login attempt or sudo command from terminal, this will first try to read your fingerprint before asking your password. For testing purposes, you can expire the sudo password caching by issuing "sudo -k". Do not try to disable password login completely; this is alpha software and you might lock out yourself.
Example of command-line fingerprint enrollment:

$ sudo pam_fprint_enroll --enroll-finger 7

Abualderda
February 26th, 2011, 08:25 AM
komputes

thanks alot man
i got my wireless to work by updating to 10.10 ( i didn't want to).

but fprint did not work

i have found this thread it explained it in a very simple way
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=760018

i did everything but when i got to the enrolment it says

no devices found

can you try to help in a simple instruction

thanks