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[SLUG] iSight for linux
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- Subject: [SLUG] iSight for linux
- From: Simon Males <sime@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2004 19:50:14 +1000
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Searching for a webcam that will work with the 2.6 kernel. Actually have
a Logitech Quickcam express, although the author says 2.6 support should
work, its not widly tested. Also crave a little more resolution. (Post
back if you have a cam running on 2.6).
The Apple iSight looks nice, expensive like all Apple hardware. I see a
few forum posts of people saying that can get it working on linux, no
mention of which driver. Further its firewire only, I have yet to use my
I am also eyeing the Logitech Quickcam Pro 4000, the Philips [chipset]
USB webcams seems to be well supported in 2.6.
Here i actually found a comparison of of the Pro 4000 and iSight (only
for picture quality, iSight wins hands down).
Its weird seeing Tux as an emblem for "OS support" along side Windows
Simon Males <sime@xxxxxxxxxx>
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