[lug] Linux Compatible Webcam
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Fri Feb 4 12:41:45 MST 2005
On Fri, Feb 04, 2005 at 10:37:37AM -0500, Ed Hill wrote:
> The hardest part is locating a camera that supports host-based capture.
> You can search through the list of gPhoto2-supported cameras with
> commands such as:
> gphoto2 --list-cameras
> gphoto2 --camera='Kodak DC3400' --abilities
> and this will tell you (for the most part--some cameras actually have
> the functionality and are not listed or require a bit of extra coding)
> what gphoto2 does and doesn't support on individual models. Old units
> like my ~2MP Kodak DC3400 have been very easy-to-use and reliable work-
> horses for these tasks. Perhaps you can find one on eBay.
Is this the part from gphoto2 --abilities that looks like:
Capture choices :
? If so, check out the Canon Powershot A75. It's the best camera I could
find for $200. I've had one since Christmas, and I love it. Newegg had them
then, don't know if they do still.
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