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Old 01-20-2011, 06:48 AM   #1
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Looking for a program which can handle QR-Code

Hello together,

I'm searching for a Linuxprogram which can decode QR-Code. For Windows there is "bctester", but for Linux I only found a Python-module.

QR-Code is kind of a barcode in two dimensions.

Anyone an idea?

Thanks in advance.

Old 01-20-2011, 05:30 PM   #2
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Found this from debian archive:

$ apt-cache show zbar-tools
Package: zbar-tools
Description: bar code scanner and decoder (utilities)
ZBar is a library for scanning and decoding bar codes from various sources
such as video streams, image files or raw intensity sensors. It supports
EAN-13/UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, Code 128, Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5 and QR Code.
This package contains basic applications for decoding captured bar code images
and using a video4linux device (e.g. webcam) as a bar code scanner.
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Old 01-20-2011, 05:59 PM   #3
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Hello gb2312,

thank you very much , I've compiled the program for Slackware, it works!

It is exactly what I was looking for. And moreover it can scan codes with the webcam.



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