Re: Using Logitech Quickcam on Debian 4.0
On Sat, 9 Aug 2008, Shachar Or wrote:
there is both a gspca-source and gspca-modules-... packages. IIRC, the
spca5xx is being replaced upstream...
All this talk about spca... Isn't there a quickcam specific driver? I know
there is... qc-usb-source is the package. I used for some logitech quickcam
some time ago.
That's what I thought, when I was reading the list of packages found by
Synaptic, when I searched for webcam.
However, ... we are all of differing levels of Debian system
administration competency, and I rely on packages being "ready to go" -
either using Synaptic to download and install a package, and then
expecting for it to be ready to use, or, using apt-get install, or,
downloading a package and using dpkg -i . But, not having to compile and
build a package.
"The qc-usb-source package is a skeleton for creating a kernel module
to drive Logitech's QuickCam Express webcam and other webcams with
Utility programs for the qc-usb kernel module
Utilities to tweak paramters of your QuickCam Express or similar
webcam. These programs are completely useless without a
That sounds like that needs a kernel build to use - much too advanced
I also kave gqcam installed, and gspca-modules-2.6.18-6-686 and webcam,
webcamd and webcam-server.
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