[lug] gphoto help
fschmid at archenergy.com
Mon Oct 13 13:20:48 MDT 2003
As someone else suggested earlier you can modify the permissions to
your device to give everyone full control - at the expense of
Typically only a properly authenticated local user should have access
to this device. KDE (and probably also Gnome) do this for you - if
--On Saturday, October 11, 2003 01:01:03 PM -0600 Jeff
<feenix at ticnet.com> wrote:
> OK. I've gotten the new version of gphoto2 and the system supporst
> the Canon Powershot A70. Here's the catch (at least on my system).
> I can only access the camera as root. This is probably a permissions
> problem, but I can't find it. Everyone has rw access to the usb bus,
> I think:
> [jeff at silk tts]# ls -alg /dev/ttyS0
> lr-xr-xr-x 1 root 5 Sep 1 07:23 /dev/ttyS0 -> tts/0
> [jeff at silk tts]# ls -alg /dev/tts/0
> crwxrwxrwx 1 tty 4, 64 Oct 9 20:57 /dev/tts/0
> [jeff at silk tts]#
> I can't seem to find anything else that would be preventing normal
> users from access. All other devices seem to work OK (e.g. mouse,
> scanner even the flash card reader). Any ideas?
> BTW- I like Digikam *much* better! Thanks for the help!!
> Ferdinand Schmid wrote:
>> gphoto is allright - but after using Digikam (a kde utility) I would
>> have a hard time going back to gphoto and gtkam.
>> Just something else to look at - but if gphoto2 won't work then none
>> of the GUIs will work either.
>> --On Sunday, October 05, 2003 06:26:27 AM +0000 Andrew J Jenkins
>> <andrew at winston.homelinux.org> wrote:
>> > I have had success with the Canon Powershot A60 on an LFS install,
>> > in GPhoto. Let me know if I can help you out with any of the
>> > details, it was definitely a tricky process for me.
>> > On 10/4/2003, "Jeff" <feenix at ticnet.com> wrote:
>> >> Has anyone successfully been able to get the Canon Powershot A70
>> >> to work with GPhoto? I haven't had any luck. Running Mdk 9.0.
>> >> Thanks in advance!
>> >> Jeff
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