[ale] Running Gphoto2 as a regular user
James P. Kinney III
jkinney at localnetsolutions.com
Thu Feb 26 11:10:03 EST 2004
The device for the camera needs to be owned by you. Mine shows up as a
scsi drive through the USB.
The technically correct way is to setup a hotplug device that
corresponds to the camera. That process will make it owned by the local
console user. Then gphoto will be happy.
On Thu, 2004-02-26 at 09:30, Christopher Fowler wrote:
> I'm grabbing pictures from a USB camera and I have to be root to do it.
> Is there a device I need to change permissions on? I could just suid
> the gphoto2 executable.
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> Ale at ale.org
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