[PLUG] webcam that works with Linux

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Feb 7 05:41:41 PST 2009


Mayuresh wrote:
> Looking to buy a webcam for a desktop. (OS: Fedora 9).
> 
> It's for general purpose use. A resolution of 640x480, 30 fps frame rate and 
> built-in microphone should be enough.
> 
> Can anyone recommend one that works well on Linux?

Logitech quickcam express does. It uses the gscpa kernel module which 
works with 2.6.27 kernel available as an update. You might also want to 
refer

http://hansdegoede.livejournal.com/6317.html

[below is for Fedora 10 but most, if not all of them would work with the 
latest kernel in Fedora 9 as well]

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/BetterWebcamSupport#Test_Plan

Rahul



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