On Monday 01 June 2009 19:56:20 Bill Davidsen wrote: > > Not always easy. I printed out the whole list of known-to-work webcams, and > > couldn't find one of them in the store. No box ever tells you what chipset > > is being used. In the end I bought a cheap own-brand webcam. To my surprise > > it worked with the gspca driver! > > > Then you have to find application software to use the camera. I have been using > xawtv to record off the webcam, but it needs a font from some unavailable > package. I loaded all the fonts which are on my FC10 partition to FC11, and no > go. I really want a cli application, but that's another issue, I'm back to FC10 > for now. > I haven't used the webcam for some time. When I have time to spare I'll investigate it again, but since I have no actual use for it, it will have to wait. All I can say is that once I had the gspca driver installed I could use it. IIRC xawtv had stopped working by then. I believe I used camstream in its place. Amsn was perfect for keeping in touch with the grandchildren. Anne -- New to KDE4? - get help from http://userbase.kde.org Just found a cool new feature? Add it to UserBase
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