On Sun, 31 Oct 2004 17:29:34 +0000
Timothy Murphy <tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie> wrote:
> I bought a Typhoon Webshot II for 19.99 euro at Lild last week,
> and wondered if anyone had got this to work under Linux?
> It connects to a USB port.
>> To be honest, I haven't got it working under Windows-XP -
> I just get a screen of random pixels.
Maybe it's your face that is out of focus, have you tried twiddling
your ears ?
>> But what program would be likely to work under Linux?
Start with lsusb to see if it appears, and if it does you'll be
able to get USB device ID information which will help track down
what it thinks it is, rather than what the sticker on the outside says
> I gather it saves pictures in MPEG format
> from the very scanty documentation.
> It says it is DT/NB compatible, whatever that means.
Ah, it'll have a widget interface then, with nobs on.. I think that
the DT/NB stuff is power stuff
>> Any suggestions gratefully received.
Google ? (not wanting to sound flippant - but :-)
Name : Typhoon Webshot II Webcam
USB ID: 10fd:8050
Supported: NOT YET
Found a forum where the same question was asked , and the "try here" links were:
> Timothy Murphy
> e-mail (<80k only): tim /at/ birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
> tel: +353-86-2336090, +353-1-2842366
> s-mail: School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland
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