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I cannot get Ubuntu 12.10 to recognize my Cherry ST1044 smart terminal reader. The terminal shows the PCSC software is installed but "no service" is also displayed in the terminal.

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If you run service pcscd status what is the return? –  Argusvision Feb 12 '13 at 15:50
    
I'm having a similar issue. When I check the status of pcscd (the daemon/service that pcsc_scan is trying to contact) the service isn't running. When I try to start it using service pcscd start, it doesn't return an error message, but after checking the status again the service still isn't running. –  Argusvision Feb 12 '13 at 15:57
    
Also, have you installed the drivers for the card reader? I think the Cherry ST1044 is included in libccid. –  Argusvision Feb 12 '13 at 15:59
    
FYI. Checked on pcsclite.alioth.debian.org/section.html and the Cherry ST-XX44 series devices are listed under the "supported" section for libccid. –  Argusvision Feb 12 '13 at 17:02

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