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fprintd
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http://www.reactivated.net/fprint/wiki/Fprintd

Daemon to offer libfprint functionality over D-Bus
Currently in early stages. Might eat your kangaroo.

Written in C. Requires bleeding edge libfprint (libusb-1.0 port).

Licensed under the GPL version 2 (see COPYING).

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An experimental PAM login module is included in the 'pam' directory.
This will be moved to a separate package once the system has matured.

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API use cases
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- User wants to use the fingerprint reader, and enroll
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  his fingerprints, or remove some fingerprints from the database
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- Administrator wants to enroll fingerprints for a particular user,
  or remove fingerprints for a particular user
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- Laptop/desktop authentication:
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  * Check for fingerprint devices
  * Check whether a particular user has any fingerprints enrolled
  * Verify a fingerprint for a particular user, or, if the device
  supports it, verify that the fingerprint matches against
  any of the fingerprints enrolled

- Point Of Sale authentication (in a bar, the fingerprint reader is
  used to see who accesses a particular point of sale/till, in place
  of PIN code authentication and/or tokens)
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  * Given a list of users, verify which one has scanned their finger