Generate EAN,UPC,ISBN barcodes in Ubuntu / Debian Linux

barcode‘ is a utility in Debian GNU/Linux distribution used for generating common 1-D barcode: EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC, ISBN, code93, code128 & codabar.
barcode outputs file in postscript format which can be converted to PDF with the ‘ps2pdf‘ utility

Usage:

1. Outputs isbn barcode and converts it to PDF file
[bash]
$ barcode -o barcode.ps -e isbn
$ ps2pdf barcode.ps
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2. Outputs EAN-13 barcode
[bash]
$ barcode -o barcode-ean.ps -e ean
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If you are looking for a tool that could generate QR Code, then you can try ‘qrencode

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