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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    So I tried upgrading to Ubuntu 21 thinking I'd get a fresh start.

    Ubuntu 21 won't let me log in. Does not recognize my password and will not let me reset the password through the root shell.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    No, that didn't do it. But I think I figured out why I'm logging in without having to login; the fingerprint reader is not working so my machine is using facial recognition to verify it's me. :P
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop

    Will this command get me back to square one without loosing all my data?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    I've taken these steps and my system is a bit more stable. But now when I try to add a fingerprint there's a message that the fingerprint device is disconnected. Worse, on boot up I'm prompted for...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    Thanks. I checked that out before resorting to this forum. Does not apply to me.

    Oh, is your point that I need to upgrade my OS?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    {.vid = ELAN_VEND_ID, .pid = 0x0c4f, .driver_data = ELAN_ALL_DEV}

    I had actually already removed this line, but that was all I could think of to undo. I'll try the rest.

    Thank you.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    jorge@rhoxanne:~$ cd /usr/share/pam-configs/ && ls && stat *
    capability gnome-keyring mkhomedir systemd unix
    File: capability
    Size: 124 Blocks: 8 IO Block: 4096 ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    I was once on an unrelated search and ran into a couple of threads (here or elsewhere) about the fingerprint reader on Asus machines. The gist seemed to be that Asus machines on Linux just won't...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    jorge@rhoxanne:~$ lsusb
    Bus 001 Device 005: ID 13d3:5a07 IMC Networks
    Bus 001 Device 004: ID 13d3:3526 IMC Networks
    Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f3:0903 Elan Microelectronics Corp.
    Bus 001 Device...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    I did notice and checked. At the time I thought I had a match, but I just double checked and got the following result: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f3:0903 Elan Microelectronics Corp. I can't swear to...
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    [ubuntu] Fingerprint Reader Not Working

    Hey Folks,

    I've searched the threads and can't find one that solves my specific problem.

    I've got an ASUS A510Q laptop running Ubuntu 20 on which I've not been able to get the fingerprint...
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