Fingerprint reader not working on Thinkpad w/Zorin16 Core

On a Lenovo Thinkpad P50

No option in the Users Panel (which doesn't show in a search in the activities window) to turn it on.

lsusb returns:
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 138a:0090 Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS7500 Touch Fingerprint Sensor

Following some suggestions to install : fingerprint/fingerprint-gui
and then :
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade && sudo apt install fingerprint-gui
returns this:

E: Unable to locate package fingerprint-gui

Something to look forward to in the future? Or is there a current solution. Most of what I've found seems out of date or not working. Thanks

This has been my experience, as well. Others have asked and I never could find a solution on this one. Perhaps others have.

The fingerprint-gui ppa is no longer supported for 20.04 +. Everything else I have found for my laptop has to be compiled or is old.

sudo apt remove libpam-fprintd
sudo add-apt-repository -u ppa:3v1n0/libfprint-vfs0090
sudo apt install libfprint-2-tod-vfs0090 
sudo apt install libpam-fprintd

Enroll your index finder using:

fprintd-enroll -f "right-index-finger" "$USER"
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Thanks, ran through that, and seem to have registered a fingerprint, but the swipe on logon doesn't seem to work.

Lenovo Thinkpad T410 running Zorin 12.
This worked perfectly.
Thank you.

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