WebCam Cannon powershot A520

Knapp magick.crow at
Mon Sep 28 07:28:59 BST 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:04 AM, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
> On 09/27/2009 02:51 AM, Knapp wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 4:33 AM, Chris Mohler <> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 9:17 PM, NoOp <> wrote:
>>>> I think you mean libgphoto2?
>>> huh.  I will check tomorrow and see just where that binary came from :)
>>> It's in /usr/local - so perhaps it's part of the source, but not
>>> provided in the .deb?  Just a guess at this point - I need to retrace
>>> my steps...
>>> Chris
>> Looks like you 2 have way more time that me to fix this. If you need
>> something please let me know. I will be watching!!!!
> OK. I just loaded the original A75 software in a Win2K VirtualBox VM and
> now see the software that you are referring to (ZoomBrowser EX
> - Remote Capture Task). That software does not allow you to capture
> video, only still shots (perhaps newer versions for other models does).
> It does however allow you to see what you are to capture by providing a
> 'viewfinder' viewer - (pretty nice BTW); you can move the camera about &
> see on-screen what the camera is viewing.

Nice! That sounds like what I remember. Can it be done with Ubuntu? I
saw that some fixes were suggested to make the camera work, but I am
not sure how to bring this all together and make it work.

Douglas E Knapp

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