[fprint] Couldn't open device on Ubuntu 11.04

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Thu Jul 7 05:59:34 PDT 2011

On Thu, 2011-07-07 at 09:54 -0300, Rafael Toledo wrote:
> Hello there!
> I'm trying to use the libfprint on Ubuntu 11.04, but when I try to
> open the device (Digital Persona u.are.u 4000B), I receive the
> following error message:
> uru4000:error [dev_init] interface claim failed
> fp:error [fp_dev_open] device initialisation failed, driver=uru4000
> I tried to do the procedures described on this tutorial
> - http://bit.ly/dvtWB5 -, but I haven't any effect.
> Do Anyone can help me?

This "procedure" is 3 years old, and completely out-dated. Install the
latest libfprint and fprintd. There's a PAM module shipped with fprintd.


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