Chapter 11. Working with Digital
Digital cameras have recently grown in popularity because of
their increasing image quality and easy interaction with desktop
PCs. Digital cameras create high-quality images that you can to
others over the Internet or print on a color printer. Red Hat
Enterprise Linux supports several brands of digital cameras and has
applications that help you access, view, and modify your digital
11.1. Nautilus and Digital Cameras
Nautilus has the built-in ability to work with USB devices. If
your digital camera connects via a USB connection, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux may not require special software or configuration
to access the images stored on your camera.
To use Nautilus to access your camera:
Plug the USB cable into your camera and to your computer.
Turn your camera on and put it in the settings recommended by
your manufacturer for connecting to a computer.
If Nautilus recognizes your camera, a new icon appears on the
Desktop. This icon will be named Type of memory card Removable
You can browse through this folder as with any other directory;
double-click on the icon to open the folder.
Your images may exist a few directories down, inside the initial
directory. Recall that Nautilus displays images as thumbnails, so
your pictures are easy to recognize.
To save the images to your computer, copy and paste the
thumbnails to your preferred directory.
When you are finished, right-click on the icon and select
Unmount Volume before disconnecting your