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sespela
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Digital camera [Solved]

Post by sespela » Tue Jan 04, 2011 6:04 am

Hi all!

I just installed Linux Mint 10 on a friends computer, a Packard Bell Dot.
When she plugs in her digital camera it doesn't appear.
She ran lusb in terminal, and the camera was detected.
The first time she tried the camera came up and she could browse her pictures.
The second time nothing happened.
Anybody got some ideas?

In advance, thanks.
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Re: Digital camera

Post by Gramps50 » Wed Jan 05, 2011 1:00 am

Make sure the camera is in the MSC mode, sounds like it might be set to Auto which is unreliable at best.
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Re: Digital camera

Post by leopoldbirkholm » Wed Jan 05, 2011 4:10 am

Hello,

Some questions pops up. What brand of digital camera are she using? Have you tried an memory card reader that you plug in via USB? Like this one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memory_card_reader.

Like Gramps50 said, try different settings on the digital camera. I know different cameras has different USB settings since I have had several different cameras.

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Re: Digital camera

Post by sespela » Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:41 am

She has a canon digital ixus 60.
She couldnt find any of those options.
But it's wierd, because she have a SD card reader in her netbook, but that won't work.:S

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Re: Digital camera

Post by deleted » Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:33 am

Is it turned on?
I have 1 camera (Disney) that automatically turns on and mounts when plugged in USB
I have 1 camera (Sony) that I have to turn on before it mounts when plugged in USB
I have 1 camera (Barbie) that I (think I) have to turn on before it mounts when plugged in USB

The first 2 can be seen with Picsa and Nautilus as a drive. The 3rd can be seen with F-Spot.
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Re: Digital camera

Post by sespela » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:40 pm

Yes, it's turned on.
But shouldn't it be mounted on the desktop aswell so she can go in to the memory card and copy the files she want?

Thanks for all the tips guys!

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Re: Digital camera

Post by deleted » Mon Jan 10, 2011 2:57 pm

I *might* depend on the camera.
Can you see it with F-Spot or Picasa?
...And make sure the USB plug is plugged entirely into the camera. The tiny connector (on mine) had to be pushed in harder than I thought needed when I first started using the camera.
BTW... what type of camera is it?...
And in the case of my Sony, I produced 2 mounts when plugged in. One was for pictures, the other was for video.
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Re: Digital camera

Post by Bolle1961 » Mon Jan 10, 2011 7:05 pm

i guess this camera uses ptp protocol instead of usb mass storage
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Re: Digital camera

Post by sespela » Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:14 pm

Sorry for not replying sooner. Haven't been able since I work at sea and we don't have internett onboard the ship.
My friend apperantly got her camera working, though I don't know what she did. She didn't know how to explain it. But it was according to your instructions. Which one I don't know.
But thanks for all your help.

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