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This is how I’d like to proceed for this: The head parking mecanism helps to protect your hard disk in case of shock. This double method process is true at anytime. This page was last modified on 6 Mayat See the Fedora’s wiki. Both these values imply most of the time some very frequent hard disk head parking.

It then fetches those binaries and their dependencies into memory for faster startup times. Summary Users should be able to use Fingerprint readers for authenticating themselves, using the BioAPI framework, for example for login or sudo. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in.

Even under a terminal console, in case of sudoyou will be prompted the same way:. It can allow you:. FingerprintAuthentication last edited Bus Device Views Read View source View history.

The UPEK device is supported by thinkfinger. After short tests, I decided to set ljnux.



See also this blog entry by Reinhard Tartler. Laptop Mode Tools is a laptop power saving package. When you select a user, authenyec new Fingerprint login field is available to enable the use of the fingerprint sensor instead of the standard password.

A brand new hard disk is able to handle between and head parking cycles before failure. Be aware this PPA includes non-free software authentc indicated in the About page of the project. Reducing this value may improve overall performance for a typical Ubuntu desktop or laptop installation. Aee2501 are stored in your head – your finger print is stored on every surface you touched Remember, using fingerprints for authentication is much similar to having a password which is written on anything you touch.

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Dirty pages are the pages in memory that have been updated but still not written to disk. It will also help you to tweak your HP p for better overall performances and battery power management.

You can straight away connect to networks using WEP encryption. Debian effort to provide fingerprint support: You need to blacklist them from being set to sleep mode. When Authentec was contacted in January ofthey also stated that they were working on a linux driver, to be released within six months. So you have to make sure that your APM tuning is not resulting in a too fast head parking cycle. When not being used for login or sudo functions, the fingerprint reader should send scroll signals. That means that your hard disk may park its heads as soon as it detects 2 seconds without disk activity.


There has been quite a bit of research by a hacker named Starbug, a member of the Chaos Computer Club, Berlin, Germany. This problem comes from the He outlined in two very good talks how to forge each and every available fingerprint sensor available at the cost of a few euros, using materials from your local hardware store, a digicam and a laser printer!

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