[ubuntu-za] USB devices (camera) in Edgy

Jan Kroeze thejcwk at gmail.com
Sun Mar 25 10:16:38 BST 2007

The problem might be in your fstab if the device is mounted with the wrong

One question: does that error occur when you plug in the device or when you
attempt to mount it?

On 24/03/07, Robert Holm <robhh at absamail.co.za> wrote:
> When trying to download pictures from my camera for the
> first time since switching to Edgy the system recognised
> that a camera had been connected but gave me the following
> error message:
> "An error occurred in the io-library ('Could not claim the
> USB device'): Could not claim interface 0 (Operation not
> permitted). Make sure no other program or kernel module
> (such as sdc2xx, stv680, spca50x) is using the device and
> you have read/write access to the device."
> If I log in as root there is no problem, so it is obviously
> due to the access permissions. I have spent an enormous
> amount of time altering innumerable permissions, but so
> far without success. To coin a phrase, "So many files, so
> little time!"
> Has anyone any idea where the culprit is hiding?
> Regards
> Robert
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