Linux webcam development

So I bought a cheap webcam from my local supermarket for 10 quid. Plugged it into Cadeaux, my desktop PC and .. nothing.

Noting that Hans De Goede was working on better webcam support for Fedora and Linux users in general, I thought it was worth a shot. So I emailed him.

A few emails back and forth and about 48 hours later the camera was working! A couple of weeks ago the commit went into the kernel and any distro based on 2.6.28 will get support out of the box.

Thanks Hans!


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