Linux friendly cameras

Jamon Camisso jamon.camisso-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at
Thu Dec 18 17:27:48 UTC 2008

Stephen wrote:
> JoeHill wrote:
>> Thinking about a digital camera for Christmas, I'm thinking pretty
>> basic, but
>> it should produce video as well, say 480 res. I'm hoping to find a
>> device that
>> doesn't require any special software to interface with my computer,
>> would be
>> nice if it just showed up as a removable media.
>> Anyone have any experiences in this area?
> Just get one that writes to Compact Flash or any other removable media
> that has a reader with a USB interface.
> You should never connect a camera directly to a computer. (Unless you
> are doing wireless while you shoot, of course).

Why is that? My Canon p&s and Pentax SLR don't have a problem with
connecting directly via usb. I'd expect no less considering the price
and quality.

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