[06cb:009a] Validity / Synaptic driver request

Bug #1809425 reported by Alexander Kallenbach on 2018-12-21
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This bug affects 14 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
libfprint (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned

Bug Description

Hi,

On Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga 3rd Gen and many other laptops there is a Validity fingerprint sensor with id [06cb:009a]. It is not in the supported drivers list, but I would love to see it amongst the supported ones.

Here is a list with some of the models using this sensor:

https://certification.ubuntu.com/catalog/component/usb/2448/06cb%3A009a/

Someone already began the process of reverse engineering the driver:

https://github.com/nmikhailov/Validity90

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.10
Package: libfprint0 1:0.8.2-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.18.0-13.14-generic 4.18.17
Uname: Linux 4.18.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.10-0ubuntu13.1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Fri Dec 21 10:25:44 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-11-30 (20 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.10 "Cosmic Cuttlefish" - Release amd64 (20181017.3)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm-256color
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR=<set>
 LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: libfprint
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in libfprint (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Michel-Ekimia (michel.ekimia) wrote :

Just to say similar 06cb:00a8 is also on Clevo N151ZU

Giovanni Caligaris (junocomp) wrote :

Any progress? I also have a N151ZU

Changed in libfprint (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Giovanni Caligaris (junocomp) wrote :

I open an issue here for those who want help.

https://github.com/nmikhailov/Validity90/issues/69

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