Cheap webcam for Linux

Richard Esplin richard-lists at esplins.org
Fri Aug 24 11:21:42 MDT 2012


A few years ago I bought two webcams:
* Logitech QuickCam Pro C905
* Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000

Both were initially a little fiddly, but the drivers have made it into standard releases for the last few years and work great.

Richard

On Friday August 24 2012 09:51:38 Barry Roberts <blr at robertsr.us> wrote:
> I'm now a few minutes drive from some of my coworkers and I'm looking for a
> cheap webcam that will work OOB with Fedora 17 and MacOS via
> Spark/Openfire.  I'm thinking about something like:
> 
> http://www.dealextreme.com/p/compact-usb-pc-webcam-300k-pixel-25948?item=2
> or
> http://www.amazon.com/Hootoo-U19-A-Vision-Webcam-Microphone/dp/B003VY4M42/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1345822761&sr=8-3
> 
> Anybody have any experience with really low-end webcams?
> 
> Thanks,
> Barry
<snip>


More information about the PLUG mailing list