LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Password
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 06-13-2005, 07:59 PM   #1
raysr
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: WA State
Distribution: Ubuntu 13.04
Posts: 727

Rep: Reputation: 31
Supported Cameras


Is there a list of supported digital cameras that work with Mandriva 2005LE?
 
Old 06-14-2005, 05:38 AM   #2
Lakota
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: London, ON, Canada
Distribution: Mandriva 2007 Free
Posts: 507

Rep: Reputation: 30
navigate to: menu>multimedia>graphics>digikam

in digikam, select >camera>add camera>cameras>add...........you now see a huge list of supported cameras in the add manually list instead of auto detect
 
Old 06-14-2005, 01:12 PM   #3
raysr
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: WA State
Distribution: Ubuntu 13.04
Posts: 727

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 31
Thanks.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 09:27 AM   #4
ninapratt
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: Rhode Island within spitting distance of the water
Distribution: Mandriva Discovery 10.1
Posts: 21

Rep: Reputation: 15
Question Supported Cameras Part II

Lakota, ( or anyone else for that matter) I tried what you suggest, but there is no menu under camera. Just a blank. Does this mean I haven't installed Digikam properly or configured it or something? I also downloaded and installed updates for digikam two days ago. I am a techno-idiot, so please explain as if to a five year old. Make that four.

And in fact, anyone who knows FOR SURE that their basic idiot-proof point-and-shoot digital camera works with this software, please let me know make and model!

I am not going to put out any money for a camera until I know that the software supports it. I tried contacting Canon and Kodak, but no luck--they just say their cameras only work in Windows or Mac which I know is blatantly false.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 10:30 AM   #5
ninapratt
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: Rhode Island within spitting distance of the water
Distribution: Mandriva Discovery 10.1
Posts: 21

Rep: Reputation: 15
Question PS

I also have two versions of gphoto2--one called flphoto and the other GTcam, not to mention gphoto the earlier version. I can't find a list of supported cameras in any of those, either.

Thanks.

N
 
Old 07-21-2005, 10:40 AM   #6
raysr
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: WA State
Distribution: Ubuntu 13.04
Posts: 727

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 31
camera>add camera, menu on left.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 03:03 PM   #7
Lakota
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: London, ON, Canada
Distribution: Mandriva 2007 Free
Posts: 507

Rep: Reputation: 30
FYI: most all cameras work with linux, but I find it is easiest in any operating system to not even bother using the camera. I have a Kodak DX 4330. I know it is supported but for ease I simply pull my sd memory card and stick it in my JumpDrive Trio (any card reader will do) stick it in the usb port on pc and use a file browser (my fav is Krusader) to simply drag and drop or copy to my hard drive. If you don't have a card reader, attaching camera works fine, and digikam is much simpler than most proprietary software for camera's in Windows.

I suppose more to the point, digikam does not have any drivers included, it makes use of the drivers in gphoto2. Here is the list of the camera's currently supported:
http://www.gphoto.org/proj/libgphoto2/support.php

My rule of thumb is if it will connect to windows as a "mass storage device", I feel sure it will work in linux, I buy only mp3 players that work this way as I can manipulate it with a simple file browser then.

Last edited by Lakota; 07-21-2005 at 03:09 PM.
 
Old 07-21-2005, 03:25 PM   #8
ninapratt
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: Rhode Island within spitting distance of the water
Distribution: Mandriva Discovery 10.1
Posts: 21

Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks, raysr, but still no dice. I get dropdown menus for everything else--view, image, even help, but not camera. Just ain't there. Maybe because no camera has ever been hooked up? Maybe because I have no idea what I'm doing? Maybe because its really hot and the program has gone to the beach? I'm not going to worry about it now, though, as Lakota's list has saved the day.

Thanks, Lakota! I'm printing this puppy out and taking it to the store. Very helpful.

N
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
canon cameras Cap'n Skyler Fedora 6 09-13-2005 05:36 AM
Security Issues with IP Cameras... ultreen144 Linux - Security 2 06-20-2004 10:50 PM
digital cameras allelopath Linux - General 3 04-10-2004 06:31 PM
Drivers for Logitech cameras. Noplis Linux - Newbie 1 02-27-2004 04:30 PM
gphoto2...no supported cameras listed? 187807 Slackware 1 02-26-2004 03:56 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:10 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration