This information is for the version that connects to your Keyboard. Sign me up right away! Cat’s encryption right on the board! Also, an offer to hack your ‘cat and mail it back for a reasonable fee. Cat is covered in more detail below.
|Date Added:||7 November 2015|
|File Size:||65.73 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
Software to create your own: As it turns out, the makers of the barcode scanner only provide interface software for Windows–the software that captures your name and email address, ties it to your scanner’s serial number, tracks your preferences, etc.
I have received a report of the “neuter” procedure causing the: A userspace utility is also provided to test a CueCat without patching the kernel, and plans to make a cheap serial pod for the CueCat are included as well.
The options for barcode recognition and commands to run are fully configurable, and the utility can run as a standard program or a daemon in the background.
As long as your: Here is the cablewith one plug sliced off and wire end stripped. If you like to take stuff apart, it’ll be fun, too.
Confuse a USB Cat, too! Corporate and Clueless ZDnet rant Quick CueCat Modification Solutions – Instructions for performing the “Decode” hack on the three major boards, and offers to do it for you for a small fee.
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. I for one am not complaining–I applaud them for letting me stop by Radio Shack to pick up FREE electronics; the photosensor and ultrabright LEDs these things contain will come in very handy for my senior design project: First, let’s start with a little background: This is my preferred method, since it sets your serial number to which may be easier for decoder programs to accept as a valid serial number.
There is now a USB version of CueCat; and as far as I can determine, the “neutering” instructions are the same the new: Cat’s encryption right on the board!
Cat I severed pin 2 CLKcuedat it may be easier to reach a prying tool underneath pin 4 since it is on the end of the chip. Specifically, the letters made vague references to Intellectual Property violations, without saying how any IP has been compromised by writing an interface program from scratch known as “clean-room engineering”or even what IP copyright, trademark, patent, etc had supposedly been violated.
Note carefully the side of the board you are looking at compared to the image above, and make sure they match. Since the scanner device is designed and given away in order to make the parent company money, it’s safe to assume they don’t want people using the free scanners in ways other than intended, including as a product-inventory or cataloguing tool, night light, doorstop, flashlightmotion detector, etc For those unfamiliar with pin numberings, see the diagram below.
Cat will output only a raw, un-encrypted barcode no serial or any such nonsense. Detailed instructions are herebut I should forwarn you of a problem I experienced with the instructions listed ilnux from it basically saying, “Don’t bother with win95, it won’t work”: Cat is covered in more detail below.
Cat is plugged in but doesn’t ever light up even at the BIOS screen this is the most likely culprit. Click here to support cexx. This information is for the version that connects to your Linus. ZIP it stopped working.
If following the image above, make sure you don’t have the board ljnux, or it will be a lot harder finding the right hole to jumper to: The company responded by firing off loads of cease-and-desist lawyer letters warning Linux developers that Bad Things would happen if they didn’t take down all their software right away.
Grounding them had no effect at all. If you doubt an ulterior motive to the barcode scanner, see these excerpts from the company’s other site which has since been taken down [pointed to the Cuecat site], for probably obvious reasonsDigitalDemographics: I’ve tested liunx to work on the 0. Cat scan, for reference: If you don’t mind taking your:
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.