camera not recognised

Sridhar M.A. mas at
Mon Sep 24 03:36:54 UTC 2007

On Sun, Sep 23, 2007 at 10:12:58PM -0500, sktsee wrote:
   > On Sun, 2007-09-23 at 21:50 +0100, norman wrote: 
   > > I recently acquired an Olympus SP 500 UZ camera and, to my horror, it is
   > > not recognised by Ubuntu 7.04. Can any one please suggest how this
   > > difficulty may be overcome without telling me to get a different
   > > camera. 
   > You'll need to upgrade your version of libgphoto2 to version 2.4.0.
   > Unfortunately, there's no official feisty backport of this library
   > available. However, one of the commenters in the following bug report
   > has created an unofficial backport for feisty. It can be found here:
   > Standard caution against downloading and installing applications from
   > untrusted sources applies here.
   > Of course, there's always the options of compiling and installing
   > libgphoto2 2.4.0 yourself, or just waiting and upgrading to gutsy when
   > it's released.
I feel getting a card reader is the best option. 


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