With the GNOME Volume Manager, featured in most Linux systems with GNOME desktops, getting images from a digital camera can be as easy in Linux as it is in any desktop operating system. With most digital cameras that can be connected to a USB port on your computer, simply plugging the camera into a USB port (with the camera set to send and receive) causes the GNOME Volume Manager to
• Immediately ask you if you want to download images from your camera.
• Run the gThumb image viewer and browser program so you can look at, manipulate, and download the contents of your digital camera.
Although GNOME Volume Manager opens your camera's contents in an image viewer, you can treat the storage area in your camera much as you would the storage area on a hard disk or a pen drive. I describe how to use your camera to store other data as well.
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Compared to film cameras, digital cameras are easy to use, fun and extremely versatile. Every day there’s more features being designed. Whether you have the cheapest model or a high end model, digital cameras can do an endless number of things. Let’s look at how to get the most out of your digital camera.