Cheap webcams

Robert kerplop at
Fri Jul 9 16:48:09 UTC 2004

Kenneth Porter wrote:
> --On Friday, July 09, 2004 10:54 AM +0100 Colin Paul Adams 
> <colin at> wrote:
>> I found the following three. Has anyone got any of these running under
>> linux?
> I'd be interested in the answer to that, and additionally what software 
> people use for webcams. I was thinking of setting one up to monitor my 
> manufacturing facility at night.

I'm interested too.  I've checked the list at several times over 
the past few months without being too encouraged.  A lot of the models 
that are listed as "supported" are listed by the manufacturers as 
If I didn't know better I'd suspect Microsoft of subsidizing some R&D 
efforts to develop new models as soon as Open Source drivers become 
available for current ones.

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