[lug] Linux Compatible Webcam

Daniel Webb lists at danielwebb.us
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                  :
                                 : Image
                                 : Preview

?  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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