Easy-to-find plug 'n' play Linux webcam!

Dale quail.linux at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 06:44:22 BST 2009


Is this the webcam[1] you are talking about?


[1] http://www.dse.com.au/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/4aab349704166d882740c0a87e0106a9/Product/View/XH1981

2009/9/11 Christopher Lees <christopher_lees at iprimus.com.au>:
> Hi all, yesterday when I was in Dick Smiths I noticed they have their
> own brand of miniature notebook webcam. On the back, it actually
> advertises Linux compatibility with kernel 2.6.28!
> And it really does work. The quality is better than my older camera AND
> it works with Flash. (It's a UVC device). It appears to also contain an
> ALSA-compatible microphone but I haven't tested that part yet.
> So: That's a Dick Smiths webcam, with Linux compatibility advertised on
> the back. I think it usually sells for $99, but I got it for
> $70-something. Should be very easy to find: Just look in your nearest
> Tandy's or Dick Smiths!
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