Getting fuji to work as webcam

Joel Jaeggli joelja at
Mon Dec 19 00:58:38 UTC 2005

On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Dotan Cohen wrote:

> On 12/18/05, Joel Jaeggli <joelja at> wrote:
>> If you put it in webcam mode what does your machine detect when you plug
>> the camera in (presumably not a mass storage device)? There are a number
>> of usb video capture chipsets  supported by linux, though it's entirely
>> possible that whatever the fuji has isn't one of them.
>> joelja
> Nothing shows up in KDiskFree. I can set the camera to turn on in Mass
> Storage mode, with I _can_ mount in KDiskFree, but not in webcam mode.
> In webcam mode nothing changes when I turn the camera on- as if it
> isn't there.

you would want to plug it in and then type:


at the command-line, if it's a video capture device it isn't going 
to show up as a filesystem rather it will be a device, /dev/videofoo

if it does you can use it with gnomemeeting or xawtv or something.


> Dotan Cohen

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