[ubuntu] Supported Barcode Readers?

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I Just KNOW some "helpful" person is going to "lightbulb" the link: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BarcodeReaders Those pages are hardly current, nor inclusive. I would like to pop on ebay, or 'net store accepting paypal, and pick up a reader. The thing is, I don't have Bill Gates' wallet at hand, to accumulate a stack of devices that don't work. I can't afford to return one that doesn't work. I don't need a POS system. Just need the data from your garden variety UPC-A barcode to jump into the cursor space. I already have QtQr for the QR codes. Got th (Hardware)