[Ilugc] reg Canon Digi-cams
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Fri Jun 2 22:30:09 IST 2006
>>>>> "Raja" == Raja Subramanian <rajasuperman at gmail.com> writes:
Raja> On 5/31/06, Venkatraman S <blizzard_venkat at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
>> I came to know from this link that Canon Digi cams are Linux
>> friendly. Does anyone have any prior experience with ( Canon +
>> app on Linux ) combo?
Raja> I have a Canon IXUS2 and 350D and have no problems with
Raja> gphoto2. Both of them use USB and I run an ancient Debian
Raja> stable without any problems at all.
Raja> Check the gphopto2 camera compatibility list and google for
Raja> the camera settings (you may need to fiddle with "normal"
Raja> and "ptp" modes before your camera is detected).
Raja> The last time I checked, Gimp could not handle "raw" format
Raja> images and Canon's Windows utilities were required for
Raja> processing the images. You may want to check that again.
$ apt-cache show gimp-ufraw
Description: gimp importer for raw camera images
This is a graphical tool to import raw data from high-end digital cameras
into the Gimp.
gimp-ufraw has lots of preprocessing options which seem to duplicate gimp's
features. Unfortunately, they are necessary because its 8-bit limitation
would cause major quality problems.
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