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Re: [SLUG] Kubuntu & webcam


On Sunday 18 May 2008 10:00:03 slug-request@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hoping not to be off-topic, I was wandering if someone could point me at
> cheap-but-not-that-crappy webcam to use with kubuntu 8.04 and skype.
>
> I've done a bit of research, but it seems that most of the stuff that one
> can find here in Sydney's shops are either extremely expensive or not so
> linux-friendly.
>
> Every suggestion is welcome!

I just did two: Logitec Quickcam the $50 one at 1024x768 and the $30 640x480 
both worked out of the box. One gutsy one Hardy

This is exactly what was bought:
http://www.austin.net.au/ProductList/tabid/103/Category/CAMERAS/Default.aspx

IM and ??
James