This is my first post in the forums. I am new to Linux Mint and still pretty new to Linux generally, though I've played with it occasionally. I dumped Windows Vista this morning. So far I love Linux Mint 7 and I have all of my hardware working -- except for my video camera. It is a Sony HandyCam DCR HC-52. My system is a Dell Dimension XPS 720 that is a couple of years old.
I have tried Kino and Cinelerra so far. No luck importing video. Cinelerra tanks (locks up) when I try to record (I think I figured out how to do that!), and Kino complains about the IEEE 1394 subsystem not responding. So... how do I get Mint to activate that subsystem and then recognize my camera?
Just as an aside, Kino looks good. So does Cinelerra, but I feel in WAY over my head there!
Any other software suggestions?
Asus Sabertooth X79 mobo/i7-3930k/Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO/32GB Corsair Vengeance DDR3 RAM/Nvidia GTX670/Crucial 128GB SSD/Samsung 540GB SSD/ 2 1TB WD hard drives