What is gphoto2?
gphoto2 is a command-line frontend to libgphoto2.
Where can I find more information?
Visit the gphoto project web site. It should always be found at least at one of the following URLs:
The man page is in the file doc/gphoto2.1
How do I build it?
autoreconf -is #If using SVN source ./configure make make install
Out-of-tree builds are supported.
./configure --help may help.
To build gphoto2 you will need besides the common build tools:
- The libgphoto2 library.
- The popt libraries (for commandline option handling), package named popt-devel or popt-dev
- The EXIF library. (libexif-devel, libexif-dev or similar)
- The JPEG library. (libjpeg-devel, libjpeg-dev, or jpeg-dev or similar)
- The CDK library (for ncurses based configuration UI). (cdk-devel or similar)
- The AALIB library (for ascii art rendering of previews). (aalib-devel or similar)
How do I test it?
The test suite checks the installation and basic functionality of the gphoto2 program and the 'Directory Browse' libgphoto2 camera driver.