Video Camera

Jordon Bedwell jordon at
Thu Oct 14 13:00:35 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-10-14 at 14:56 +0200, Gilles Gravier wrote:
> Rob,
> If your webcam conforms to the USB-VC (Video Class) specification it
> will work by default and be seen by the V4L2 (Video 4 Linux version 2)
> stack. Applications that use webcams on Linux will see it directly.
> Most recent Logitech webcams are USB-VC. Also, most laptop onboard
> cameras work directly (like the tiny camera that comes with my EeePC)...

Phillips, HP and a few others also work without anything extra in Ubuntu
and Debian too.  There was one other, which makes cheap but really good
cams, I can't remember the name off the top of my head.

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