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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for gphoto2 (opensolaris section 1)

GPHOTO2(1)			  The gPhoto2 Reference (the man		       GPHOTO2(1)

       gphoto2 - command-line gphoto2 client

       gphoto2 [--debug] [--debug-logfile FILENAME] [[-q] | [--quiet]] [[-v] | [--verbose]] [[-h]
	       | [--help]]
	       [--hook-script FILENAME]
	       [--list-cameras] [--list-ports] [--stdout] [--stdout-size]
	       [--auto-detect] [--port PATH] [--speed SPEED] [--camera MODEL]
	       [--filename FILENAME]
	       [--usbid USBIDS]
	       [[-a] | [--abilities]]
	       [[--folder FOLDER] | [-f FOLDER]] [[[-R] | [--recurse]] | [--no-recurse]]
	       [[-l] | [--list-folders]]
	       [[-L] | [--list-files]] [[-m NAME] | [--mkdir NAME]]
	       [[-r NAME] | [--rmdir NAME]] [[-n] | [--num-files]]
	       [[-p RANGE] | [--get-file RANGE]] [[-P] | [--get-all-files]]
	       [[-t RANGE] | [--get-thumbnail RANGE]]
	       [[-T] | [--get-all-thumbnails]]
	       [--get-raw-data RANGE] [--get-all-raw-data]
	       [--get-audio-data RANGE] [--get-all-audio-data]
	       [[-d RANGE] | [--delete-file RANGE]] [[-D] | [--delete-all-files]]
	       [[-u FILENAME] | [--upload-file FILENAME]] [--config]
	       [--get-config CONFIGENTRY]
	       [--set-config CONFIGENTRY=CONFIGVALUE]
	       [[-F COUNT] | [--frames COUNT]] [[-I SECONDS] | [--interval SECONDS]]
	       [--capture-image] [--capture-movie] [--capture-sound]
	       [--show-info RANGE]
	       [--show-exif RANGE]
	       [--storage-info] [--summary] [--manual] [--about] [--shell]

       libgphoto2(3) is a cross-platform digital camera library, and gphoto2(1) is a command-line
       client for it.

       Where an option takes a RANGE of files, thumbnails, or other data, they are numbered
       beginning at 1. A range is a comma-separated list of numbers or spans ("first-last").
       Ranges are XOR (exclusive or), so that "1-5,3,7" is equivalent to "1,2,4,5,7".

	   Turn on debugging output. Debugging output is written to stderr by default, or to the
	   filename given to the --debug-logfile option.

       --debug-logfile FILENAME (since 2.3.0)
	   The logfile to write the debugging info to, if --debug is given.

       --hook-script FILENAME (new after 2.3.0)
	   Execute the hook script FILENAME every time a certain event happens within gphoto2.
	   The hook script reads the environment variable ACTION. It must ignore ACTION values
	   unknown to it.


		   gphoto2 has just been initialized. If the hook script returns with a non-zero
		   exit code now, gphoto2 will abort.


		   gphoto2 has just finished parsing the command line and is about to start
		   executing the commands given on the command line.


		   gphoto2 has just downloaded a file to the computer, storing it in the file
		   indicated by the environment variable ARGUMENT.


		   gphoto2 is about to finish. Do your final cleanups here.

	       All other environment variables are passed to the hook script unchanged. You can
	       make use of that to pass data to the hook script.

	       Hook script may be specified in the ~/.gphoto/settings file as

       -q, --quiet
	   Quiet output (default=verbose).

       -v, --version
	   Display version and exit.

       -h, --help
	   Display a short usage message.

	   List supported camera models.

	   List supported port devices.

	   Send file to stdout.

	   Print filesize before data.

	   List auto-detected cameras and the ports to which they are connected.

       --port PATH
	   Specify port device. The --list-ports prints a list of valid, usable ports. In case of
	   multiple USB cameras, the --auto-detect shows you the specific port each camera is
	   connected to.

       --speed SPEED
	   Specify serial transfer speed.

       --camera MODEL
	   Specify camera model. The --list-cameras option prints a list of all explicitly
	   supported cameras.

	   Most model names contain spaces: remember to enclose the name in quotes so that the
	   shell knows it is one parameter. For example: --camera "Kodak DC240".

	   Note that if you specify --camera, you must also specify --port. Otherwise the
	   --camera option will be silently ignored.

       --filename FILENAME
	   When downloading files from the camera, specify the file name or file name pattern to
	   use when storing the downloaded file on the local disk. When uploading a file to the
	   camera, specify the filename to store the uploaded file as on the camera.

	   The --filename option accepts %a, %A, %b, %B, %d, %H, %k, %I, %l, %j, %m, %M, %S, %y,
	   %%, (see date(1)) and, in addition, %n for the number, %C for the filename suffix, %f
	   for the filename without suffix, %: for the complete filename in lowercase.

	   Note that %: is still in alpha stage, and the actual character or syntax may still be
	   changed. E.g. it might be possible to use %#f and %#C for lower case versions, and %^f
	   and %^C for upper case versions.

	   %n is the only conversion specifier to accept a padding character and width: %03n will
	   pad with zeros to width 3 (e.g. print the number 7 as "007"). Leaving out the padding
	   character (e.g. %3n) will use an implementation specific default padding character
	   which may or may not be suitable for use in file names.

	   Default value for this option can be specified in the ~/.gphoto/settings file as

       --usbid USBIDS
	   (Expert only) Override USB IDs.
	    USBIDSmust be of the form
	    DetectedVendorID:DetectedProductID=TreatAsVendorID:TreatAsProductID to treat any USB
	   device detected as DetectedVendorID:DetectedProductID as
	   TreatAsVendorID:TreatAsProductID instead. All the VendorIDs and ProductIDs should be
	   hexadecimal numbers beginning in C notation, i.e. beginning with '0x'.

	   Example: --usbid 0x4a9:0x306b=0x4a9:0x306c

       -a, --abilities
	   Display camera abilities.

       -f, --folder FOLDER
	   Specify camera folder (default="/").

       -R, --recurse
	   Recursion (default for download).

	   No recursion (default for deletion).

       -l, --list-folders
	   List folders in folder.

       -L, --list-files
	   List files in folder.

       -m, --mkdir NAME
	   Create a directory.

       -r, --rmdir NAME
	   Remove a directory.

       -n, --num-files
	   Display number of files.

       -p, --get-file RANGE
	   Get files given in range.

       -P, --get-all-files
	   Get all files from folder.

       -t, --get-thumbnail RANGE
	   Get thumbnails given in range.

       -T, --get-all-thumbnails
	   Get all thumbnails from folder.

       --get-raw-data RANGE
	   Get raw data given in range.

	   Get all raw data from folder.

       --get-audio-data RANGE
	   Get audio data given in range.

	   Get all audio data from folder.

	   Overwrite files without asking.

	   Only get not already downloaded files. This option depends on camera support of
	   flagging already downloaded images and is not available for all drivers.

       -d, --delete-file RANGE
	   Delete files given in range.

       -D, --delete-all-files
	   Delete all files in folder.

       -u, --upload-file FILENAME
	   Upload a file to camera.

	   Capture a quick preview.

       -F COUNT, --frames COUNT
	   Number of frames to capture in one run. Default is infinite number of frames.

       -I SECONDS, --interval SECONDS
	   Time between capture of multiple frames.

	   (Since 2.4) If SIGUSR1 signal is received, a picture is taken immediately without
	   waiting for the end of the current interval period (see the section called "SIGNALS").
	   A value of -1 will let gphoto2 wait forever, i.e. until a signal arrives. See also
	   --reset-interval (since 2.4).

       --reset-interval (since 2.4)
	   Setting this option will reset the time interval to the value given by the
	   -I|--interval option when a SIGUSR1 signal is received in time-lapse mode.

	   Capture an image.

	   Capture a movie.

	   Capture an audio clip.

	   Lets gphoto2 wait for notifications from the camera that an object was added. This is
	   useful for tethered capture, where pressing the shutter on the camera immediately
	   transfer the image to the machine for processing.

	   Together with the --hook-script to immediately postprocess or display the images this
	   can help a studio workflow.

	   This option requires support in the driver and by the camera, currently only Nikon DSC
	   are known to work.

       --show-info RANGE
	   Show info.

	   List all configuration entries.

       --get-config CONFIGENTRY
	   Get the specified configuration entry.

	   This command will list the type, the current value and also the available options of
	   this configuration value.

	   Set the specified configuration entry.

	   Look at the output of --get-config to see what values are possible to set here.

	   Display information about the camera's storage media.

	   Summary of camera status.

	   Camera driver manual.

	   About the camera driver.

	   Start the gphoto2 shell, an interactive environment. See SHELL MODEfor a detailed

       The following commands are available:

	   Change to a directory on the camera.

	   List the contents of the current directory on the camera.

	   Change to a directory on the local machine.

	   Download the file to the current directory.

	   Download the thumbnail to the current directory.

	   Download raw data to the current directory.

	   Show information.

	   Delete a file or directory.

	   Show EXIF information (only if compiled with EXIF support).

       help, ?
	   Displays command usage.

       exit, quit, q
	   Exit the gphoto2 shell.

	   If set, defines the directory where the libgphoto2 library looks for its camera
	   drivers (camlibs). You only need to set this on OS/2 systems and broken/test

	   If set, defines the directory where the libgphoto2_port library looks for its I/O
	   drivers (iolibs). You only need to set this on OS/2 systems and broken/test

	   Set this to all to receive lots of debug information regarding library loading on ld
	   based systems.

	   If set, defines the numeric debug level with which the libusb library will print
	   messages. In order to get some debug output, set it to 1.

       SIGUSR1 (since 2.4)
	   In time-lapse capture mode, receiving a SIGUSR1 signal makes gphoto2 take a picture

	   If the --reset-interval option is given, the time counter is reset to the value given
	   by the -I|--interval option. Note that the camera will need some time (from 50ms to a
	   few seconds) to actually capture the image.

       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |Availability^SUNWgnome-camera  |			     |
       |Interface stability^Volatile   |			     |
       |			       |			     |

       libgphoto2(3), The gPhoto2 Manual[1],

       The gphoto.org website[2], Digital Camera Support for UNIX, Linux and BSD[3]

       gphoto2 --list-ports
	   Shows what kinds of ports (USB and serial) you have.

       gphoto2 --auto-detect
	   Shows what camera(s) you have connected.

       gphoto2 --list-files
	   List files on camera.

       gphoto2 --get-file 7-13
	   Get files number 7 through 13 from the list output by gphoto2 --list-files.

       gphoto2 --capture-image --interval 60 --hook-script /usr/share/doc/gphoto2/test-hook.sh
	   Capture one image every 60 seconds from now to eternity. The example hook script will
	   be called after each captured image has been stored on the computer.

       To track down errors, you can add the --debug parameter to the gphoto2 command line and,
       if dealing with USB problems, setting the environment variable USB_DEBUG=1.

       Tim Waugh

       Hans Ulrich Niedermann, current maintainer <gp@n-dimensional.de>

       Michael J. Rensing

       Miscellanous Contributors.

       The gPhoto2 Team

       Tim Waugh <twaugh@redhat.com>
	   Original man page author.

       Hans Ulrich Niedermann <gp@n-dimensional.de>
	   Current man page editor.

	1. The gPhoto2 Manual

	2. The gphoto.org website

	3. Digital Camera Support for UNIX, Linux and BSD

			     <pubdate>2006-12-21</pubdate>August 2006		       GPHOTO2(1)

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