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[Bug 1577559] Re: USB Keyboard Barcode scanner drops chars


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  USB Keyboard Barcode scanner drops chars

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Bug description:
  I'm using a USB barcode reader that mimics a keyboard. Using Windows,
  the barcode reads correctly but in both Lubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu
  14.04, it drops some repeating chars. It consistently outputs the same
  value in both.

  For example:
  5034660520825 becomes:
  503466052825 (Drops third 0)

  8714789763620 becomes:
  8714976320 (Drops 7,8,6)

  Using usbmon, I captured the input and translated the codes in
  http://www.usb.org/developers/hidpage/Hut1_12v2.pdf . The values being
  received from the reader are correct. The repeating chars are being
  received by Ubuntu but are not output.

  Looking at the output from lsusb, the device is recognised as a USB
  HID but uses ID 0416:c141 which is described as "Winbond Electronics
  Corp." which may not be the correct manufacturer.

  This has been recreated on both a physical machine and VM.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
  Package: linux-image-4.2.0-35-generic 4.2.0-35.40~14.04.1
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-35.40~14.04.1-generic 4.2.8-ckt5
  Uname: Linux 4.2.0-35-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.19
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: LXDE
  Date: Mon May  2 21:23:33 2016
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-03-15 (48 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Lubuntu 14.04.4 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20160217.1)
  SourcePackage: linux-lts-wily
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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