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All 235 low-cost webcams supported in Linux thanks to... this man


LONE HOBBYIST programmer sitting at his home in France is responsible for adding 235 USB webcams to the list of those supported by Linux.

His name is
Michel Xhaard

Check his site : here
List of supported webcams : here






27 comments:

Nits said...

He looks cool...

Anonymous said...

Good Job! Just sad that the hardware makers are to lazy to make Linux drivers.

Anonymous said...

Thank you very much, may the sun reward you tanning your skin and curing your tabacco more and more each day!

Anonymous said...

Awesome! it's guys like this that really show the true spirit of Linux and OSS. Much respect!

Anonymous said...

There is a PayPal button on his site. Use it....

commentgg said...

... Man, please leave a print of your foot or hand in a tile in Silicon Alley! You made history.

Google! Intel? Could ya please create us such a Tech Star Alley? At Mountain View??

netsharc said...

Saddam Hussein lives!

Just kidding, a pipe smoker is classy in my book. And I actually have a webcam that uses his driver!

NightFox818 said...

This is awesome. All would have excellent quality if the companies would write the drivers themselves but great work!

www.subcorpus.net/blog/ said...

i cant even pull up his page ... ???

Anonymous said...

Way to Cool. THANKS

Anonymous said...

a pipe and a beard lol linux geek till he dies (hope its not any time soon) top man +10 points to him

Anonymous said...

Certainly looks like a Linux programmer that would do such things anyway...

Ean Bowman said...

Vous etes formidable! Merci beaucoup pour ca. Vive Linux~ :D

Um... yeah I figured he could read that easier although I bet he can read English if he happens across this site.

Thanks a ton for helping the Linux community :D

CEO and Founder Mr. Chris Jones said...

Everyone should at least own one unix computer. Windows is becoming a dying bread one step at a time!

Google-> """Inspirational Experiences"""

Anonymous said...

wow, he doesn't look like a programmer at all!

Julot said...

Merci Beaucoup.

Keep the good working!

Anonymous said...

He's the man! Also, the ECIADSL guys (also from France) are cool too.

Anonymous said...

Coolest thing to come out of France since surrendering!

Adam said...

Xhaard is also a badass name.

**Sarge said...

merci beaucoup grace a vous on adore de plus en plus Linux Digg +1 !!

sebas891 said...

Merci beaucoup Michel pour tout ce beau travail! C'est inspirant de voir des gens comme vous avec du talent le mettre au service de la création du bien publique!

Anonymous said...

To test your webcam I recommend
http://www.testmycam.com

Stellar said...

Hi,

I think Linux is the best operating system.This operating system has good hardware compability.Linux supports almost all hardware,like webcams,scanner,printers,LAN card.

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Stellar said...

Hi,

Linux is one the best operating system in the world.It supports almost all old and new hardwares.

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Anonymous said...

Way cool!Merci beaucoup.

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Cialis said...

He looks like a swell guy!

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