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Using USB 2.0 CCD cameras in Linux

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DMK 21AU04, DFK 21AU04, DMK 21BU04, DFK 21BU04

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and their .AS astronomy versions.

These cameras like already have an UCV mode but do not inform the operating system about this fact.

Installing udev rules

The udev rules are part of the Github tiscamera repository at 

To install the udev rules execute the following commands in :

cd tiscamera 
sudo cp data/udev/80-theimagingsource-cameras.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/
sudo service udev restart

Your system should now correctly identify your camera. Maybe a complete computer start is required.

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