The second string defines the barcode type. Any help or further advice is much appreciated. So let’s break the data into the obvious fields and see what we get:. In other words, we have an interesting bracketing of numbers. Basically, with the new input API in 2.

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CueCat Hacks

Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. As we see additional samples of barcode wands, we may or may not be kefnel to justify this speculation. Mine hasn’t even been opened. The third, is the ceucat data itself. How much would you expect to pay for one of these cool toys?

The first and usually longest section is your unique serial number, assigned to your CueCat.

There are plenty of barcode generators out there; the GNU Barcode system for Linux works pretty well, kernnel there are demo systems that run under windows. I found a bug! The fourth barcode is particularly interesting in that it is the BookLan scan of a sister book in the Coriolis series, Linux Core Kernel Commendary — interesting because the ISBN kerenl are exactly one digit apart. In the process, we learned that the particular barcode wand used to decode output has a serial number of , So let’s break the data into the obvious fields and see what we kerbel.


CueAct is a utility that uses the CueCat driver to execute specific commands when a barcode is swiped with a CueCat reader. The idea of the product isn’t a bad one. Any help or further advice is much appreciated. Now the question is, how is this delta applied? February 15, I’ve rewritten this page to conform with Accipiter.

From a theft-of-service perspective, the encryption doesn’t make sense. In general, the data itself is defined in BNF as follows:. It intercepts CueCat scancodes in the normal keyboard or mouse scancode flow, decodes them, correct them for errors and sends them in clear to a regular character device file.

You may be asking “How’d you manage that? The program can run different programs based on different types of barcodes read, or the particular reader that has been used to read a barcode. By joining our community you will have the ability ketnel post topics, receive our newsletter, use the cuceat search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

CueCat Output Decode and Decipherment

I got so fed up with this industry that I felt the urge to change career path while I still could. Comparisons of output from multiple units shows that there are differences from unit to unit.


We see it matches the original barcode. Most variants of the base scheme tend to use regular sequences for their translate tables. The output isn’t what you expected, is it?

CueCat Output Decode and Decipherment

Now it’s time to do some more experimentation. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. The most common krnel for base make use of the upper-case letters, lower-case letters, and two special characters to make up the alphabet.

The problem has been corrected in version 1. In other words, the use of a base strategy was to ease the programming of the client support software. kernrl

Ignore the first string from the scanner output, as that’s the serial number. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

It’s been a year and a half since I said I’d get cracking on kerneo 2.