Frozen Tux: Kodak CX4230 “Still Image Camera” and Linux

“My girlfriend recently got a Kodak CX4230 Still image camera,
and since I am curious, I couldn’t resist trying to connect it to
my Linux boxes and see if it would work.

“Before I go any further, I would like to note that I am in no
way an expert on USB, PTP or Digital cameras. I merely got it to
work under a couple of distributions, and would like to share the
experience with everyone else.

“My first attempts at connecting this camera to the Linux box
started by making a lot of searches on the Internet, and not a
single search showed up with the Kodak CX series and Linux on the
same page. I can only assume that this means not a lot of people
has tried that before. Because of this, I decided to write a few
lines about how I finally got it all to work, and you are currently
reading that short page on how to get it to work…”

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