Posts Tagged ‘ ubuntu

The best Ubuntu webcam

I went through several webcams before I found one that works flawlessly with Ubuntu. The Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 works perfectly right out of the box in both Jaunty and and Karmic, with no configuration needed.

Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000

Just plug it in and it works.

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4800dpi+ Ubuntu scanner recommendation

I need a high resolution scanner for a project that I’m working on and it needs to work with Ubuntu.  I’ve spent a lot of time comparing the SANE hardware compatibility list with local computer vendors’ sites with almost no luck at all.

From what I can tell the Epson Perfection V600 is the best bet.  It does 6400×9600 dpi and is fairly affordable at $210.58 (at Amazon.com now).  The SANE compatibility list has it marked as “GOOD”, which worries me a little, but according to the SANE compatibility legend, it should support all the basic features.