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#1 2013-02-23 11:54:37

From: Poland
Registered: 2013-02-23
Posts: 1

IBM Thinkpad T60 - Problem with fingerprint reader

Hi. I recently installed arch on a laptop mantioned in the subject. I have a problem with integrated fingerprint reader. I installed thinkfinger and checked if it works:

# tf-tool --acquire

but the result is:

ThinkFinger 0.3 (
Copyright (C) 2006, 2007 Timo Hoenig <>

Initializing... done.
Could not acquire fingerprint (communication with fingerprint reader failed).

I loaded uinput module, but no effect... Thanks for any help.


#2 2013-02-23 12:44:27

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From: Germany
Registered: 2009-02-17
Posts: 2,281

Re: IBM Thinkpad T60 - Problem with fingerprint reader

Moving to Laptop Issues.

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