enable fingerprint reader on Linux Mint/Ubuntu

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Step 1 – Verify if ur fingerprint reader its detected by system

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$lsusb


Bus 004 Device 002: ID 08ff:2810 AuthenTec, Inc. AES2810

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Step 2 – Installing fprint

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$sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fprint
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install libpam-fprintd

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If installation is successfull, verify that needed lines are now present, typing follow command

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$grep fprint /etc/pam.d/common-auth
auth [success=2 default=ignore] pam_fprintd.so
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Step 3 – Configure fprint

[code]$fprintd-enroll[/code]

Swipe ur right index finger until process is completed

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Using device /net/reactivated/Fprint/Device/0
Enrolling right index finger.
Enroll result: enroll-stage-passed
Enroll result: enroll-stage-passed
Enroll result: enroll-stage-passed
Enroll result: enroll-stage-passed
Enroll result: enroll-stage-passed
Enroll result: enroll-stage-passed
Enroll result: enroll-completed

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Note: if finger print faails, then system automatically prompt u to enter password