camera recognition

Nils Kassube kassube at
Mon Feb 11 16:50:40 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:
> norman wrote:
> > I have the Olympus SP500UZ which is not recognised by Ubuntu 7.10.
> > Does anyone know if any of the cameras recognised by Ubuntu 7.10 may
> > be substituted for SP500UZ. Thanks in advance.
>     Go to and then down the
> page to webcam and buy this:
> Logitech USB 2.0 Quickcam Chat Webcam w/Microphone
> This will work on Skype and costs $20.00 with shipping.

But you do realize, that the SP500UZ is a REAL camera, not a toy for Skype 
or similar programs?

For the OP: According to <> 
the camera should work with Ubuntu 6.06. I think it should work with 7.10 


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