[Tellico-users] Tellico bug in Search facility

Sebastian Held sebastian.held at gmx.de
Wed Aug 11 15:45:55 UTC 2010

Am Dienstag, 10. August 2010, 20:45:27 schrieb AMANDA CHANDLER:
> Hi there.
> I have a problem with the ISBN Search
> function in this package. When I run this on Ubuntu 10.4 netbook
> edition, running on an ASUS Eee PC 900, it has a couple of
> interesting extra features which I am not sure are intentional:
> a) it activates my webcam and opens a
> new window showing me myself in the webcam, with no controls or
> options available to close the window or switch off the webcam (which
> is off by default on my system). It does this not only when the
> dialogue box opens but again if you change the search e.g. to/from
> ISBN.com.
> b) when you fill in the ISBN number and
> click "search", sometimes instead of finding the book, even
> when a valid number is entered which is found on other occasions, it
> re-displays the screen with some apparently random ISBN number and
> repeatedly searches and changes the number on its own.
> Hope this information is enough for you
> to track down the bug.
> Yours faithfully,
> A J Chandler


this is not a bug, it's a feature ;)
The webcam is used to scan for barcodes.
This feature is experimental und needs to be enabled _explicitly_ during 
compile time.

I'm not sure, if it can be disabled without recompiling.


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