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One Man Writes Linux Drivers for 235 USB Webcams

May 01, 2007, 14:15 (5 Talkback[s])
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"A lone hobbyist programmer sitting at his home in France is responsible for adding 235 USB webcams to the list of those supported by Linux. He tells the INQUIRER about this often unknown and unrecognised achievement.

"Near three years ago, I purchased the cheapest USB webcams--actually, pair--I could find at the time, without taking into consideration whether those webcams worked with Linux or not..."

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