Posts with the tag Barcodes

Barcode Technology (QRCode etc.)

For on overview of different barcode technologies and types see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barcode

gnu barcode

http://www.gnu.org/software/barcode/

sudo apt-get install barcode

perl barcode

http://search.cpan.org/~kwitknr/GD-Barcode-1.15/

GD::Barcode creates barcode images. It supports the following barcode formats:

  • COOP2of5,
  • Code39,
  • EAN13 (JAN13),
  • EAN8 (JAN8),
  • IATA2of5,
  • ITF (Interleaved2of5),
  • Industrial2of5,
  • Matrix2of5,
  • NW7,
  • QRcode,
  • UPC-A and
  • UPC-E.

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Datalogic Bar Code Readers with Ubuntu Linux

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BarcodeReaders

I was trying out two bar code readers on my Ubuntu Linux machine. They work fine as an input device. So all they do is to enter the number encoded in the barcode and send Return.

dmesg of the first device, a Datalogic Gryphon D230-STD Grey (shipped manual: Dx30 Readers)

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