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WEB CAM which one I must buy ?
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georg1

Joined: 23 Sep 2013
Posts: 126

PostPosted: Tue 03 Dec 2013, 17:24    Post_subject:  WEB CAM which one I must buy ?  

Hi there. I got one problem, my friend mom need web cam to talk with relatives and want to get more from that skype free calls.

So I got in store and picture few web cams who be interesant for his mom and I would know is some one of this suported in puppy linux ?

I put on them PC Precise Puppy version 5.7.1

and cameras models

Logitech c170
Logitech c270
Canyon CNR-FWC120FH
Canyon CNR-WCAM820HD


Im ask for some guides how I can make one of this (or other) to work on my distro.

Thank you in advance.
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ndujoe1

Joined: 04 Dec 2005
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PostPosted: Tue 03 Dec 2013, 18:24    Post_subject: web cam  

I use a Microsoft VX2000 on my Puppylinux Lupu 5.25
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ardvark


Joined: 01 Jul 2013
Posts: 949
Location: USA

PostPosted: Tue 03 Dec 2013, 20:40    Post_subject: Re: web cam  

ndujoe1 wrote:
I use a Microsoft VX2000 on my Puppylinux Lupu 5.25


The gentleman here was able to use a similar model with no issues so I'm wondering if this might be the way to go. You can find the VX2000 models on Amazon. Wink

However, I'll take another look to see if the ones you mentioned are compatible as well.

EDIT: I'm not seeing that much, just threads going back to 2008-2010. The solutions and software given in them probably would no longer apply.

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georg1

Joined: 23 Sep 2013
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PostPosted: Thu 05 Dec 2013, 09:23    Post_subject:  

OK. I find Microsoft LifeCam VX-2000 in local shop will try if not work just return back Smile

thank you both, I will report when status change. thx again.
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georg1

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PostPosted: Thu 05 Dec 2013, 17:07    Post_subject:  

If someone need that I find list what cameras is supported in Lunux

ideasonboard.org/uvc/
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georg1

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Dec 2013, 13:32    Post_subject:  

HI there. My friend just buy that logitech C270 web cam, and Im in blind spot how to make this device usable. (I know, I tell him same, not buy that M$ camera, but he not listen) so Im here back now Smile

I try with this http://git.linuxtv.org/media_tree.git but I get warning message repo not exist.

Is any chance to this camera work on puppy ?

thank you

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rcrsn51


Joined: 05 Sep 2006
Posts: 9061
Location: Stratford, Ontario

PostPosted: Fri 13 Dec 2013, 13:46    Post_subject:  

Here is a quick test. Open a terminal and type the command
Code:
mplayer tv://
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georg1

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Dec 2013, 14:37    Post_subject:  

Thank you wery much


work like swiss watch Smile
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