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I need a Ubuntu compatible Video grabber for USB, composite/S-Video + analog audio. Most has compatibility with Windows/MacOS listed on the manufacturer/retailers homepage but I need to check if Ubuntu is supported before I buy.

I know that Ubuntu supports many devices on the chip set level so what the manufacturer states regarding Ubuntu compatibility is not necessarily final.

I checked this compatibility database mentioned in an answer to another question regarding Audio Card compatibility but that list did not seem comprehensive. E.g it did not list the DLink DUB-E100 USB2.0 Ethernet adapter that I successfully have used on my Ubuntu 11.04 Laptop.

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You can try looking at the following link:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/USB

Especially, check the compatible hardware section.

You can also check the Hardware Component Catalog for things that are certified to work.

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