quickcam pro 4000
Statux <statux <at> optonline.net> writes:
> I use ekiga with gnome for conferencing and camorama with the same
> camera you have. I haven't found a video capturing program yet, though.
> I hope someone knows of a nice one
I'll test out ekiga. If I run across an application for capture, I'll
drop you a line.
> > This used to work really well with the pwc set of drivers, but support
> > was removed from the kernel, and thus Gentoo, a few months ago. I ended
> > up buying a Logitech Quickcam 9000 to replace mine, which has much
> > better picture, and is supported by the uvc set of drivers - these seem
> > to be under more active development.
> PWC support was added back into the kernel a long time ago under the V4L
> version 1 section of the configuration.
> The licensing for the proprietary drivers was dropped way back (those
> were the extra drivers that got you higher framerates and better quality
> images, etc) and yes, the support was yanked from the kernel but said
> support has been returned, which made me happy because, as I noted, I
> too have one of these cameras.
All very nice to know. I'll keep twidling with the kernel and
looking applications that make it easy to use this usb camera.
Thanks for the information.
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