Scanner buttons

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Tue Mar 28 02:16:49 PST 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-28 at 11:01 +0100, Ross Burton wrote:
> Hi,
> I just stumbled across -- a daemon
> that monitors USB scanners and will spawn shell scripts when a scanner
> button is pressed.  Would it be sensible/possible to integrate this into
> HAL, so that gnome-volume-manager can be responsible for
> configuring/starting applications?

Depends on the details, but should be easy to do. There might have to be
another addon depending on how the button event is processed, but it
seems a good idea. The authors of g-v-m should be asked as well..

Do you want me to have a look at creating an addon, or do you want to do


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