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Sophisticated Picture Taking With gPhoto

Sep 18, 2009, 14:06 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rob Reilly)

"Basic Picture Taking
gPhoto supports a huge variety of cameras and can be downloaded to your Linux machine using your package manager. Look for gphoto2. It has a multitude of options from listing information on the camera, to downloading/uploading files, through capturing of images. There are eight or nine pages of options.

"My equipment represents a typical prosumer setup. The camera is a Nikon D80 digital SLR, with an 18-200 mm DX autofocus lens. The laptop is an Asus X83-VM, 2.6 Ghz, duo-core 14" laptop with 4 GB of memory and a 320 GB disk. The laptop has a 1280 x 800 LED backlit, LCD screen. I used a 4 foot long A-B USB cable for this article. I've also used gPhoto successfully on my Asus eeePC Netbook with eeeBuntu and a headless Plug Computer running Ubuntu."

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