Gthumb and Canon camera.

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Tue Sep 21 14:10:18 UTC 2004

Hi Frederic!

On 2004-09-21 13:45 +0200, Frederic Peters wrote:
> > On 2004-09-20 13:52 -0700, George Farris wrote:
> > > I have a Canon PowerShot G2, very common camera and nothing happens when
> > > I plug it in.  The USB/HAL system sees it but gthumb doesn't run.  I can
> > > run gthumb manually and import and it sees the camera.  Is there a place
> > > to add these things to HAL?
> > 
> > Not for Warty any more, but I already have an idea how to achieve this
> > in Hoary. This has already been reported as 
> >
> Wouldn't a newer hal package be enough ?
> Specifically this patch
> with tools/linux/hal_hotplug_map.c usbmapfiles variable modified to
> add /etc/hotplug/usb/libgphoto2.usermap ?

Something along these lines, yes.

But this hal-hotplug-map program only modifies some properties of the
device; it should still send out a message to a corresponding GNOME
component (gnome-vfs or Nautilus maybe) which then invokes gthumb.

But as I said, such modifications will take place after the Warty

Martin Pitt             
Ubuntu Developer  
Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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