[plug] Webcam Recommendations

sothisistheinternet sothisistheinternet at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 19:35:02 WST 2007

Hi Lance,

I'm not sure but I'm also interested in this. I'm looking into buying a
webcam (looking at the Logitech QuickCam Fusion) so my mother can view her
new granddaughter from the other side of the world. I'd like to also be able
to use this camera under linux, but I haven't done thorough checking yet.



On 3/19/07, Lance Duivenbode <plug at duivenbode.id.au> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been asked by my father to set up a webcam for use with the MSN
> protocol.
> At the moment, I've got him running Kubuntu Dapper and neither he nor I
> are
> keen to shift him back to Windows just for MSN. Whilst he's just a basic
> user, he's had zero troubles with running Linux compared to when he ran
> Windows - at least 1 support (i.e. me) call a week!
> So, I've used Kopete with MSN before with no problems, and I'm pretty sure
> I
> can use webcams with it - does anyone have suggestions as to webcam that I
> can use 'out of the box'?
> Thanks,
> Lance
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