|Time to replay||20 min|
|Example Distro||SUSE Linux 11.1|
This article is about how you can use digital cameras that have a USB connection with Linux. There are two types of digital cameras: mass storage cameras and PTP cameras. With mass storage devices you connect the camera via USB and can read the photographs as if the camera was a USB hard disk. With PTP cameras, you need software to read the pictures. On most cameras, you can switch if you want to use them as PTP or mass storage cameras. In both cases, you can pull out the storage chip and use it in e.g. and SD-card-reader which will behave like a USB disk. This article uses SUSE Linux 11.1 as example, but it should work same or similar on every Linux distribution.
Find out what you have
In your digital camera's menu, try to find the menu item that makes the distinction between your camera acting as mass storage USB device and PTP device. Set it to the mass storage option. If you do not find the item and are still unsure which type of camera you have, you will have to try both options, PTP and mass storage.
TYVM you've solved all my proeblms
If you have a PTP USB digital camera, you can get all its pictures transferred with gphoto2. To install and run it, open a console and type
mkdir photos cd photos sudo yast -i gphoto2 gphoto2 --get-all-files
Hehe. You know, this is actually my dream for SQL Server to make it OS aoisgtnc and the actual idea for this post was born around 3 years ago when I started to try to get SQL 2005 client tools such as SSMS installed on my Linux desktop. I *have* actually got a version of the .NET framework running within WINE (1.1 I believe) after following very specific guidelines from somewhere, but I think there are probably too many hurdles to get the SQL Client and/ or SQL Engine running right now even if .NET 3.5 was possible.Trust me you haven't been the only one fooled and I really appreciate you dropping by!
rescue pics from SD card
photorec is contained in the package "testdisk"