Installation Process

System requirements

Requirements Details
Operating system: Linux with libusb-1.0 and libudev1 libraries installed.
Hardware requirements: Compatible biometric scanner.
Remote desktop clients: FreeRDP, Amazon WorkSpaces client, Amazon NICE DCV client, Citrix Workspace app, VMware Horizon client, HP Anyware PCoIP Client.


To install Biometrics for Remote Desktop (Linux version), do the following:

  1. Download program installation package and FtPlugins package corresponding to your architecture. The latest program version is available at
  2. Unpack two archive files:
    $ sudo tar -zxvf ftbio-*.tar.gz -C /opt
    $ sudo tar -zxvf ftplugins-*.tar.gz -C /opt
  3. Read user manual
    $ less /opt/ftbio/doc/README