[PC-BSD Support] Kamera not working in PC-BSD 1.5
bigboss1964 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 11:13:40 PST 2008
You know, I'm rather glad that my camera has a lovely USB cable and Mass
Storage setting that lets me mount it like any ol'hard disk and operate on
files at will :-)
On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 8:54 AM, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.com> wrote:
> I've not personally played with Kamera yet, so I can't vouch for its
> effectiveness. That being said, if you built the port, it should work
> just as well on PC-BSD as it would building the system from scratch out
> of ports also, we're not doing anything crazy to the base system, its
> just vanilla FreeBSD under there. ;)
> Have you tried grabbing the digiKam PBI?
> I've played with that one a bit, and it was able to import photos from
> my wife's digital camera just fine. It apparently uses libgphoto also,
> so hopefully it would work "out of box" with your camera as well.
> I will take a look at the Kamera port though, and see if we can fix /
> include it in a future release or update down the road.
> Glad to have you running the OS! We need more FreeBSD devs to start
> using BSD on the desktop, so we can bug you guys about fixing system
> things :)
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
> Jeff Roberson wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I recently installed PC-BSD for my wife to try out. She requires
> > for her digital camera which libgphoto detects successfully. When I
> > install Kamera from ports I can configure and detect the camera via the
> > Control Center, however, no files show up in Konquerer. gtkam is able
> > download photos from the device but it's not nearly as nice as
> > support would be.
> > I also notice that most other kde multimedia apps are included. Was
> > one omitted for some reason? Is it known not to work? Should the ports
> > version be compatible with the installed kde?
> > This is jeff at freebsd.org btw. I have to say this is all together a very
> > impressive project. Keep up the good work. I never imagined BSD could
> > so friendly. (except for the camera support.. ;)
> > Thanks,
> > Jeff
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