Bug 1314593 - Login screen not responding to finger swipe.
Login screen not responding to finger swipe.
Status: CLOSED EOL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fprintd (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-03-03 20:58 EST by James Bunke
Modified: 2016-07-19 16:16 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-07-19 16:16:38 EDT
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Description James Bunke 2016-03-03 20:58:38 EST
Description of problem:
I recently loaded an HP NC6400 Compac Laptop with a built-in Authentec AES2501(B?) fingerprint scanner. I went to "Settings -> Users -> (username)" and enabled fingerprint authentication, enrolled my fingerprint, and acquired the "(or swipe finger)" displayed beneath the "Password:" and entry box, however that is all -- behaves as if no finger swipes occur and requires password logon.

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How reproducible: Happens each time even after deleting and re-enrolling the fingerprint.


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use a built-in USB fingerprint scanner.
2. Enroll a user's fingerprint in the dataset (/var/lib/fprint/(username).
3. Attempt to logon as user (username).

Actual results: Option "(or swipe finger)" message displayed, but finger swipe(s) ignored.


Expected results: Similar to actual results, but responding to finger swipes with a logon for the correct finger swipe, a error/reject message for the incorrect finger swipe, or acknowledge each swipe and, if flawed in some manor, request another swipe.                      


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Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2016-07-19 16:16:38 EDT
Fedora 22 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2016-07-19. Fedora 22 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

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