Since we don’t have
raspi-config you have to do this manually. Edit
vi. Look for the section:
# uncomment if you want to use the camera module #start_x=1 #gpu_mem=128 #disable_camera_led=1
Remove the comment (
gpu_mem=128 (and optionally
See https://elinux.org/RPiconfig#Camera for slightly more info on these options.
Save the changes, then reboot the Raspberry Pi.
We don’t have a debian package for this, but you can still get it by running
sudo easy_install picamera
If you get an error that
easy_install does not exist, install it with
sudo apt-get install python-setuptools