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How to get Fingerprint reader working in Fedora Linux (Upek 147e:1000 in this case)

Many Business laptop models equipped with Fingerprint Sensor. Though it is not considered as good security system for a laptop login, still some specific applications utilize this feature for identification and authentication. My Sony laptop VGN-CS15GN/B is having Upek Fingerprint sensor. In this case my OS is Fedora 13 64bit. By default Fedora supports Fingerprint…

Ubuntu, SuSE, Fedora and Debian Comparison

I have installed the following OS on my PC of following configuration. Hardware: PIII-800MHz/192MB/20GB/Intel 82815 Video OS: Ubuntu 6.06 / Suse 10.1 / Fedora 5 / Debian 3.1 I have installed all these OS, with mostly same configuration (2.6 kernel/ GNOME interface, services…). I have not done any tweak. Here is my observation with ranking.…

Fedora Core 5 on HP nx6120 laptop

I have installed Fedora Core 5 on my HP nx6120 Laptop. It looks faster and stable than previous releases. My observations: 1. Faster booting – it takes 60 seconds to get login screen. 2. Faster GNOME – takes 4 seconds to get desktop from gdm. 3. Samba client and Server – I am able to…