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I'm very new to Ubuntu. Are there any third-party drivers for the integrated Webcam on Dell Inspiron N7010, A work around, Or Canonical driver out there yet?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. It worked fine for me in 11.10.

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If a webcam worked in 11.10, it should probably also work with 12.04 with the built in driver. It's unlikely that you need a third party driver if you hadn't needed it in 11.10. Ask your friend to troubleshoot the issue, and if he needs help, point him to the webcam troubleshooting howto: help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam/Troubleshooting. –  mikewhatever May 3 '12 at 6:07

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Try installing a program called Cheese in the terminal with the following command:

sudo apt-get install cheese 

Then run the program and if your webcam works there is already a driver installed for this device.

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