Entangle is an application having a simple user interface that allows users or photographers to control their DSLR cameras (Canon, Nikon, etc.) remotely from a computer through a USB connection, this process is also known as tethered shooting.

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With Entangle, you will be able from your desktop to take photographs, trigger camera's shutter remotely, view and display pictures taken with support for automatic downloading and live previews. It's also possible to control your camera's settings from your computer.

Entangle is hosted in GetDeb which is currently offline, you can alternatively install it via the PPA below which is available for the following Ubuntu/Linux Mint distros:

  • Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10
  • Linux Mint 14/13/12

Entangle Installation

Open the terminal and enter these commands to install Entangle:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway 
sudo apt-get update 
sudo apt-get install entangle

For bugs encountered, you can report them here.

Entangle Removal

To uninstall Entangle from your system, issue these commands:

sudo apt-get remove entangle 
sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:dhor/myway 
sudo apt-get update

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