[fprint] Ubuntu 16.04 and 147e:1002 unresponsive

Vasily Khoruzhick anarsoul at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 15:21:55 UTC 2016

On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 8:43 PM, Rogério Vinhal Nunes
<rogeriovnunes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,


> I have a
> 147e:1002 Upek fingerprint reader and recently I installed Ubuntu 16.04, but
> my reader isn't working very well.
> When I try to register a new fingerprint or validate an existing one, It
> mostly says "Swype too short...", so I have to press my finger slowly
> forcing through the reader to have a sligthly chance for it to recognize the
> fingerprint.

libfprint doesn't support your device.
fingerprint-gui uses proprietary library for it, so you should ask
fingerprint-gui author, but I'm not sure if he's able to help you in
this case.

> It used to work just fine with 15.10.
> lsusb:
> Bus 002 Device 003: ID 147e:1002 Upek Biometric Touchchip/Touchstrip
> Fingerprint Sensor


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