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Old 05-27-2009, 05:21 AM   #1
PeterJIn
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How to make Linux driver for usb pc camera???



I have a usb pc camera.
recently I changed My computer OS from Window to Linux.
But i can not install web pc camera.
But the producer have not yest offered the Linux driver.
Is there any way for me to create it bu myself???
 
Old 05-27-2009, 06:31 AM   #2
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Depends on your skill. But, why not post the camera make and model if you can. For example at least post the output of '/sbin/lsusb' (without quotes). So just type that into a terminal or console and press Enter. I'm betting the camera is likely to be supported by some driver that currently exists.
 
Old 05-27-2009, 06:33 AM   #3
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Did you try digiKam? I had the drivers to access one of my cameras which I could not access any other way.
 
Old 05-27-2009, 09:35 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PeterJIn View Post

I have a usb pc camera.
recently I changed My computer OS from Window to Linux.
But i can not install web pc camera.
But the producer have not yest offered the Linux driver.
Is there any way for me to create it bu myself???
If its a digital camera, most of them work just like an external hard drive.

If its an actual Webcam (like for video chat, etc.) I've found their support is shaky at best.

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