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D-Bus daemon that exposes fingerprint reader functionality

fprintd is a D-Bus daemon that offers functionality of libfprint, a library to access fingerprint readers, over the D-Bus interprocess communication bus. This daemon layer above libfprint solves problems related to applications simultaneously competing for fingerprint readers.


Install the latest version of fprintd as follows:

guix install fprintd

Or install a particular version:

guix install fprintd@1.94.2

You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the guix shell documentation for more information.