If any of this worked out for you, you are on your way. Thanks, Kindly keep me informed if you recieve any update regarding the fix. The problem before is that the Broadcom USH effectively hides the fingerprint reader from the system, thus severely restricting it’s functionality unless the supplied software is used, which itself is pathetic. If it is there, and it is activated, and still does not work, you probably have regular keyboard. John Ratsey Nov 9, Perhaps you could searchi FPrint’s project web page http: You can just use Google’s translator:

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Thanks for your help! As you can see from the output of the command you ran, there is no mention of the fingerprint scanner.

In any case, the easiest way es just trying both biometric fingerprint projects available in Ubuntu’s repos. The fingerprint reader is connected and does respond, but the ControlPoint software throws an error if I try to enroll my fingerprint the error doesn’t show up if I don’t touch the sensor.

I was mistaken at first, but it doesnt even work in Vista which came preloaded. The latter is just a command line which will ask you to enrole your fingerprints.


I didn’t have to do anything to get it to work. Del can just use Google’s translator: Or do you mean Windows natively recognizes it?

Perhaps you could searchi FPrint’s project web page http: Your name or email address: If yes i would be very interested by the solution Thanks Do you have the same fingerpirnt as Cortux? It’s easy – really John Ratsey Nov 9, Ok, thanks I am seriously doubting it has the keyboard, as it does not have a key to activate it as i was told it should have.

Similar Threads – Latitude E fingerprint. I read somewhere that you need the TPM chip enabled to use the fingerprint reader, tried that but it did nothing for me. Nope, I dont think it even has a light up keyboard. Hello All I have Ubuntu 9.

Hi all, I resolved this problem, i had to upgrade firmware of CotrolVault chip can download as Dell recommended. The swipe sensor is detected again after a complete shutdown.

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TheQuickFox Nov 10, No, create an account now. Just let me know and I’ll guide you to configure your login security to use fingerprints.


Bus Device Has the keyboard lighting started working? Hi cucchuoi When you say you got it working, do you latigude with the Embassy Wave software that Dell provides? Latitude E – Can I fit a Backlit keyboard?

How to Fix Dell Broadcom USH Driver Problems

If any of this worked out for you, you are on your way. However you can easily replace it, buy one from Dell, on ebay or anywhere, and laatitude replace it requires to remove screws. Luck doesnt seem to be on my side this time.

Enjoin and good luck to you. I cant for the life of me figure how to get it to work. FPrint and ThinkFinger To install them just run: John RatseyFeb 7, After restart, you start to install Security Pack, then installing Security Management. I altitude have never figured that out