Follow these steps to install the Pylon Linux SDK 2.0.3 for GigE Industry Vision cameras from Basler on Ubuntu Hardy. The instructions are based on the official Pylon SDK release from spring 2009 (version 2.03, build 1266). For installing the beta release of the SDK (version 2.1.0) on Ubuntu 9.04 see here.
I verified the setup on a 32bit Ubuntu Hardy (8.04), but it has been reported to work on Ubuntu Intrepid (8.10) as well. Read more