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Old 01-15-2006, 04:35 AM   #1
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web camera for linux

Hi i need a good web camera that can be used from /Linux.. Do u know any camera to buy as well as a good programme to use it..?
Old 01-15-2006, 07:48 AM   #2
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Logitech Quickcam. A few relevant utilties:

* media-video/qc-usb
Available versions: 0.6.3
Installed: 0.6.3
Description: Logitech USB Quickcam Express Linux Driver Modules

* media-video/camsource
Available versions: 0.5.1 0.7.0 0.7.0-r1
Installed: 0.7.0-r1
Description: Camsource grabs images from a video4linux webcam device.

* media-video/camstream
Available versions: 0.26.3
Installed: 0.26.3
Description: Collection of tools for webcams and other video devices

* media-video/gqcam
Available versions: 0.9
Installed: none
Description: A V4L-compatible frame grabber - works with many webcams.
Old 01-24-2006, 11:02 AM   #3
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Thx a web camera is
but i dont know if anyone of the drivers u gave me support my camera...Can u also suggest me some web cameras that work with Linux?


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