On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 11:38:29AM +0100, Kae Verens wrote:
> David Jamison wrote:
> >I have a wee Vivitar Vivicam 5010 which connectes via USB I can see the
> >cam using dmesg - [ 4025.244709] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device
> >ViviCam5010 (0784:0061) but it doesnt seem to be recognised in the
> >filesystem or by digiKam.
> >Any thoughts?
> >Also using Ubuntu 8.10 at the mo. In the past if I inserted a cd or any
> >removable media an icon popped up on the desktop how can i turn this on?
>> i don't use Ubuntu so can't answer specifically for that.
>> you should be able to mount it by opening a konsole and typing the
> mkdir /media/vivitar
> mount /dev/sdb1 /media/vivitar #change sdb1 to whatever it actually is
> chmod 777 /media/vivitar -r
Assuming the camera supports usb mass storage, which lots dont, wouldnt
it be more likely that it would be some version of FAT, which would mean
unix permissions wont work, and the permissions need to be set at mount
Id try gphoto2, or some of the guis people have built on top of it.
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