Linux friendly cameras

JoeHill joehill-R6A+fiHC8nRWk0Htik3J/w at
Thu Dec 18 19:04:34 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).

Are the video formats used by most cameras compatible with Linux, then?

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