WebCam Cannon powershot A520

Knapp magick.crow at
Mon Sep 28 18:13:10 UTC 2009

On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 7:11 PM, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
> On 09/27/2009 11:28 PM, Knapp wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 12:04 AM, NoOp <snipped> wrote:
> ...
>>> 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.
> I'm sure that it could be done in Ubuntu. I see no reason why not -
> someone just needs to write the code :-)

So for a summery, you got it working? With what libs and what commands?

Douglas E Knapp

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