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[Bug 1499416] Re: xterm freeze when accepting input from usb scanner


Thanks for the response Thomas.  The DS4208 has multiple cables that it
can be plugged in with, the xterm issues are when it is plugged in over
USB.  RS232 is not used for doing direct-text input.

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  xterm freeze when accepting input from usb scanner

Status in xterm package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  I have a symbol DS4208 Wired USB barcode scanner hooked up to a
  machine running Ubuntu 14.04 via a USB connector.  When using xterm
  and attempting to scan a 1D or 2D barcode the xterm window will accept
  in a couple characters from the USB scanner not in the correct order,
  and then lockup. The number of characters accepted varies, and is
  never in the correct order.

  This also happens from any child process launched from the xterm

  This issue is not present when I first sudo -s to obtain a root shell.
  Scans will be interpreted properly and characters are entered into
  child processes, or command line correctly depending on where the
  cursor is situated.

  This issue is not present in other terminal emulators such as

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