fingerprint driver for Dell vostro 3578

Asked by kuldeep on 2019-03-23

my Dell Vostro 3578 ubuntu 18.04LTS is not sensing any type of driver for Fingerprint sensing , also not available on Dell support . so where can i get driver for fingerprint sensing .
lsusb is showing these driver
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 138a:00a6 Validity Sensors, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0cf3:e009 Atheros Communications, Inc.
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0bda:0129 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:5689 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

tried this also
sudo apt install -y fprintd libpam-fprintd
but nothing happened

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2019-03-26
Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) said : #1

Po-Hsu Lin suggests this article as an answer to your question:
FAQ #2217: “Fingerprint Readers not supported”.

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