Usu my Nikon as a webcam


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Jan 16, 2022
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I would like to use my Nikon D5000 SLR as a webcam.

I first used wine to install webcam utility: ... w/220.html

but "the installation can't be done on my bone" Maybe a setting in wine

Then I tried to install free : ... -in-linux/

But I get stuck at this stage and don't understand.

gphoto2 --summary

*** Error ***
An error has occurred in the input/output library ("Unable to communicate with USB device"): Unable to use interface 0 (Device or resource busy). Make sure that no other programs (gvfs-gphoto2-volume-monitor) or kernel modules (such as sdc2xx, stv680, spca50x) are using the device and that you have read and write access to it.
*** Error (-53: "Unable to communicate with the USB device") ***

To get the debug messages, please use the --debug option.
These messages can help to find a solution to the problem. If you intend to
intend to send an error or debug message to the gPhoto
gPhoto developers' mailing list <[email protected]>,
in English, please run gphoto2 as follows:

env LANG=C gphoto2 --debug --debug-logfile=my-logfile.txt --summary

Please ensure that the arguments are sufficiently protected
env LANG=C gphoto2 --debug --debug-logfile=my-logfile.txt --summary
*** Error ***
An error occurred in the io-library ('Could not claim the USB device'): Could not claim interface 0 (Device or resource busy). Make sure no other program (gvfs-gphoto2-volume-monitor) or kernel module (such as sdc2xx, stv680, spca50x) is using the device and you have read/write access to the device.
*** Error (-53: 'Could not claim the USB device') ***

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