It is the primary way to enable the Laptop Mode feature of the Linux kernel, which allows your laptop hard drive to spin down. On the same aspect, to be able to use the fingerprint, you need to blacklist it from the devices handled by auto-suspend. This article will explain how to configure Ubuntu Precise Setting up laptop-mode-tools 1. If you go on battery and check it every minute, you should see it increasing quite fast You may have to install it as it is not installed by default. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.
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If you want to go further, with some overclocking or hardware modifications, the HP p owners lounge forum is a very good place to start. Both these values imply most of the time some very frequent hard disk head parking.
That means that your hard disk may park its heads as soon as it detects 2 seconds without disk activity. Debian effort to provide fingerprint support: Reducing this value may improve overall performance for a typical Ubuntu desktop or laptop installation. In addition, it allows you to tweak a number of other power-related settings using a simple configuration file.
For 2 Gb RAM you can adjust these values to your specific configurationI tweaked these parameters to vm. If I can help somehow, for example testing sth. As your sensor has been tested and is fully working, you can now install the daemon that will be in charge of the fingerprint authentification process.
This is how I’d like to proceed for this: They work with the bioapi 1. It then fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory for faster startup times.
Biometrical Authentication in Debian
It means that any USB device will be set into sleep mode to save power.
Your previous directory listing will remain longer in the cache memory. You need to blacklist them from being set to sleep mode. Preload is an adaptive readahead daemon.
It can allow you:. Read more at http: For example, with Ubuntu standard setting vm.
Because of the low speed rpm hard disk aes5201 by HP p, proper virtual memory tweaks can give a real performance boost. The UPEK device is supported by thinkfinger.
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When Authentec was contacted in January ofthey also stated that they were working on a linux driver, to be released within six months. You can now check that you can browse your filesystem directories much faster during heavy file aes2051. A value of vm. Also, it seems easier than bioapi. Laptop Mode Tools is a laptop power saving package. To display it into the topbar, you need to install the gnome-shell-classic-systray extension:. Once your fingerprint has been registered, everything is ready for your fingerprint authentification.
How to use AuthenTec, Inc. AES Fingerprint Sensor in bash script
Gerard Klaver is working on aees2501 driver for Authentec fingerprint readers, see his page. USB auto-suspend is enabled by default. Your fingerprint authentification will then replace your password for login or su.