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Old Jul 22, 2003, 2:58 AM   #1
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Has anyone tried to connect a Olympus camera to a PC running Linux? Is it working? Which distribution and version are you using? I have a C730 and are thinking about migrating to Linux.
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Old Jul 22, 2003, 8:30 AM   #2
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No experience with Linux myself, but typed OLYMPUS C-700 LINUX into Google.com and came up with a few links:

http://www.qbik.ch/usb/devices/showd...40&w=t&s=v&d=a

http://www-user.tu-chemnitz.de/~mad/linux-usb.html (about the C-3040 but should give you the info you need).
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Old Jul 23, 2003, 4:29 PM   #3
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Thanks for the links Mike!

The answer is: no, doesn't work (for me)

The graphical tool in X does detect the camera as a C2040 but can't initialize it :-( Now I remember why I removed Linux after my last Linux-maniac-period...
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does linux recognize usb readers as removable drives? if so just pull out your card and plug it in to a reader without the camera.
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I have a linux system (Mandrake 9) and when I get my c700 over the weekend I will give this a try. I never tried with my old one since my linux box is a server and I do most of my work/gaming on windows. I'm pretty sure the newer kernels support it but even if they don't, I've seen floppy disk adapters for smartmedia cards -- put the SM card in the fake floppy and stick it in your drive and it reads just like a disk. Not sure if they make this for xD or not. If you can't get it to work via USB, such an adapter should be pretty platform independant.
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do you know how slow those xfr? with a 128MB you could almost go out to dinner and come back before its done. :shock:
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