It can be installed on Raspberry Pi with:
$ sudo apt-get install gphoto2
But it's version 2.4.14-1, not the latest version 2.5.8.
gphoto2-updater is a compiler and installer script specifically created for Raspbian and Raspberry Pi, but should work over any Debian-based distribution. It support the latest version 2.5.8 currently.
To download and compile last script version just be sure you are connected to the Internet and run:
$ wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/gonzalo/gphoto2-updater/master/gphoto2-updater.sh && chmod +x gphoto2-updater.sh && sudo ./gphoto2-updater.sh
This video show running the script on Raspberry Pi 2/Raspberry Wheezy to compile and install gphoto2 2.5.8 in 46min.
- Board: Raspberry Pi 2 (RS version)
- OS: Raspbian Wheezy 2015-05-05
- SD: Class-4 (slow)
- Connection: WiFi
- Remote control from Windows 10 running PuTTY SSH
- Test gPhoto2 2.5.8 on Raspberry Pi 2 + Nikon D7000 DSLR, in command line
- Install and run GtKam on Raspberry Pi 2
This video show running the script on Raspberry Pi 2/NEW Raspbian Jessie to compile and install gphoto2 2.5.8 in 23min.
After finished, the gPhoto2 is version 2.5.8, but libgphoto2 is 2.5.4!!!
- Board: Raspberry Pi 2 (Element-14 version)
- OS: Raspbian Jessie 2015-09-24
- SD: Class-10 Ultra (fast)
- Connection: Cable
- Remote control from Windows 10 Remote Desktop Connection to Raspberry Pi XDP
Just for reference. It's NOT aim to compare the performance between Raspbian Wheezy and Jessie. The two setup in difference configuration.
To install both gphoto2 and libphoto2 2.5.9, refer "Install gphoto2 and libgphoto2 version 2.5.9 on Raspberry Pi 2/Raspbian Jessie 2015-11-21".
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