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Old 05-18-2007, 11:34 AM   #1
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Suse 10.2 and Microsoft Lifecam VX6000


Does anyone know of a way to setup the Microsoft Life Cam VX6000 using openSuse 10.2 ?

What other good quality Webcams work with linux distros?


Is there an unoffical setup guide for mysql5 ?

I am trying to set Amarok to use Mysql but i get a failed to connect error from amarok. I followed this guide...

http://opensuse-community.org/Amarok




I appreciate any help with this.

Thanks
 
Old 05-19-2007, 10:47 PM   #2
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Not sure about with SuSE Specifically, but the VX6000 drivers as I recall are available from berlios.de and also you may find more info here: http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca5xx.html

by typing 'lsusb' in a console with the camera plugged in, you will get something like "0x0234 : 0c5432" which is the "vendor : product" code used to identify the device in order to locate the driver.
Google is very handy for webcam drivers as well, as they are coded by a scattered bunch of programmers.
I use a Microdia Mini camera, and it works quite well. I got the driver from the link above.
 
Old 05-21-2007, 12:00 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. I'm going over there to read up on what is offered. I'll post if nothing happens.

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Old 07-05-2007, 02:20 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by GrapefruiTgirl
Not sure about with SuSE Specifically, but the VX6000 drivers as I recall are available from berlios.de and also you may find more info here: http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca5xx.html
Thanks for this useful link. I used these drivers for my Microsoft LifeCam VX1000 and it worked at first shot.
 
  


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