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Old 07-24-2005, 12:44 PM   #1
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LQ: Recommend to me a good webcam!


I'm using the latest kernel 2.6, i'm on Debian Testing and i want one that will work with Yahoo. Currently i am using Ayttm for my Yahoo client but will switch is there is one with better webcam compatability.

I'd also like it if i could capture video and take stills. That, however is second priority.
 
Old 07-26-2005, 08:34 AM   #2
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If you take a look at the list at

http://www.qbik.ch/usb/devices/searc...pattern=webcam

and then eliminate everything that either doesn't work, is obsolete or is obscure enough that you'll never find that model anyway, you probably have a short enough list (probably mainly Logitech, Creative and Philips) that you can google for reviews and comments on individual models.
 
Old 07-26-2005, 11:26 AM   #3
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my concern is that since the phillips driver is no longer under development what is left that actually has a driver?
 
  


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