Installation Process

System requirements

Requirements Details
Operating system: Linux kernel 2.6.12 or greater, libusb-1.0, libudev1.
Remote Desktop Clients: FreeRDP, Citrix Workspace app, VMware Horizon, Teradici PCoIP or Amazon WorkSpaces.
Hardware: Compatible biometric scanner.


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