With the gtkam window, you can download and work with images from digital cameras. The gtkam window is a front end to gPhoto2, which provides support for dozens of digital cameras in Linux. The gtkam window works by attaching a supported digital camera to a serial or USB port on your computer. You can view thumbnails of the digital images from the camera, view full-size images, and download the ones you select from the camera to your hard disk.
: "fr.)"r ^you have a camera that saves images to a floppy disk, just insert that disk into your ■S^E&fczibASHH disk drive and the contents of the disk should open automatically on your desktop. In addition, if your camera saves images to SD or CF cards, you can purchase a USB card reader and view these files from Linux.
Check the gPhoto2 Web site (www.gphoto.org/proj/libgphoto2/support.php) for information on supported cameras as well as other topics related to gPhoto. If you include experimental units and cameras under testing, there are over 900 supported cameras. New cameras are added frequently, so check the support page regularly if you do not see your camera listed.
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