A camera is a device that captures light and digitally turns the captured light into images that can be transferred to your computer. This tag applies to digital handheld cameras; use the "webcam" tag for a webcam instead.

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Nikon P7100 doesn't connect as a mass storage device

I've tried connecting a Nikon P7100 camera to a USB-port on two different laptops running Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 but nothing happens. The camera says it's got MTP/PTP protocol. So it doesn't work as a ...
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Copying photos from camera stalls - how to track down issue?

When I copy files from my camera (connected via USB) to the SSD in my laptop a few files get copied and then the copy stalls. I'm not sure why, any ideas or things to investigate appreciated, or bug ...
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Photo transfer problems from camera

We have a digital camera (Cannon SX130 IS) which we often connect to the Ubuntu 12.10 desktop via USB in order to download the images. In past flavours of Linux (Mint 12 was most recent) it worked ...
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v4l2-ctl exposure-auto setting fails

I am trying to tune a C920 webcam for picture quality using v4l2-ctl utility on Ubuntu PC. I am unable to set exposure_auto to 'Auto' mode, but I am able to set it to 'Manual Mode' or in 'Aperture ...
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Canon IXUS 155 camera no longer found when connected to USB after update to 14.04

Previously I used Ubuntu 13 or older versions on my PCs and the Canon IXUS 155 Camera was detected on their USB ports. With Ubuntu 14.04 this is suddenly no longer true. BTW: My other camera, a ...
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How do I mount a digital camera via the command line?

When I plug in in my digital camera (Fuji F100fd), Nautilus automounts it as 'USB PTP Camera' with the path 'gphoto2://[usb:001,007]/'. lsusb lists it as Bus 001 Device 007: ID 04cd:02ef Fuji Photo ...
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Argus Camera DC-1512E will not transfer photos

I can't transfer photos from this camera. It will not show up a drive. Shotwell does not acknowledge it's existence. lsusb reports the camera as "Primax Elecrtonics". Help?
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Best way to calibrate my camera?

I really didn't notice ubuntu's calibration option ever since i was used with Precise Pangolin. But what's the best way to calibrate my camera?
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Logitech C920 camera keeps freezing

Everytime using this camera it crash my system and gets unblessing freez. But when use Windows it works. Why Ubuntu it crash and freez? Its a USB camera logitech C920? How can i solve this? ...
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Ubuntu DVR - what are the options?

According to my research, the best solution to use ubuntu server as a DVR system would be ZoneMinder. is there any alternatives to zoneminder out there? I'm not really happy it only has a web ...
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Asus K50IJ Webcam problem

Hello again Ubuntu community! I have a problem again. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32bit on my Asus k50IJ laptop and whenever i try to make a skype call with the camera on it flips my image upside down. ...