[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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