[plug] Webcam Recommendations
darts at dialix.com.au
Mon Mar 19 21:31:16 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
> <mailto: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
> 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'?
If you find a driver for the QuickCam Fusion webcam please let me know.
I have access to one but all my research indicates that there's no Linux
driver for it. Sounds like a pretty nice unit too.
Are there any recommendations for a similar camera with inbuilt
microphone etc that can be used with Linux? (Edgy)
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