[ILUG] Typhoon Webcam
tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Sun Oct 31 22:56:34 GMT 2004
On Sunday 31 October 2004 17:55, Chris Higgins 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.
I found it worked OK under Windows
when I clicked on the device in My Computer -
previously I'd been clicking on the Webcam program.
> > Any suggestions gratefully received.
> Google ? (not wanting to sound flippant - but :-)
True ... I guess I thought some ILUG guru might have snatched one up.
> Found a forum where the same question was asked , and the "try here" links
Thanks for these.
It was a bit disappointing to see that in the range 1-10 of success
in running the device under Linux this webcam scored 0!
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