How to get a Digital Camera working with Debian Unstable

Install gtkam.

# apt-get install gtkam

gtkam installation creates a group called 'camera'. Add each user, who is to be allowed to access the camera, to this group. For example, for a user named 'tom'.

# adduser tom camera

Before using the camera, the user will have to log out and log in again to pick up the change in their group membership.

The above was tested with a Conon Digital IXUS II. It should work with any camera though, as the camera type was auto detected by the software.

This page was last updated on 6th October 2005.

The above was tested with Debian Unstable as at 6th October 2005. At this time Unstable contained the following software versions


Copyright John Dalton, 6th October 2005

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