[lug] Linux Compatible Webcam

Ed Hill ed at eh3.com
Thu Apr 21 20:53:02 MDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-04-21 at 17:24 -0600, Daniel Webb wrote:
> That's a new driver since the last time I updated Debian testing (just
> a few months ago).  So I apt-get'ed, and the new PTP mode driver works
> great!  gphoto2 actually works correctly for the first time I've ever seen.
> Very nice.  

Hi Daniel,

Very cool!  I've been a fan of gphoto2 ever since the first time I used
it.  And it just keeps getting better.  ;-)

>  google comes to the rescue for capture:
> http://www.ucl.cas.cz/~petr/plant-growth/
> I haven't tried it, but they wrote a program to take time-lapse with the
> A70, and have tested it on the A75!  So assuming it still works (last
> updated this January), the two-month-belated answer to your question is:
> "yes".

Oh, neat!  So perhaps my next digital camera will be a Canon PowerShot.
I'll have to look into that.  Thanks for the link!


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