Please before talking about this technique, read the MOST of 202 pages of the Thesis of mister Ren Ng.It does not work the ridiculous way people described there ;-)) It's a bit more clever and truly NEW ! ... As a senior in picture work, at first time, I was really impressed, despite the low resolution of the device, I was ready to buy it for test, and then .... END OF STORY ... Lytro is not for Linux people ::
the FAQ answer "we are not currently planning to support Linux." denotes a very bad attitude in the field of Image Processing business, as these "Only Apple" guys are easily forgetting their OS-X is a true BSD UNIX OS. Supporting Linux, even with a sold software application is mandatory today, as people really interested in the field have leaved Mac and M$ for a long time. So we will wait and see ... Serge.