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I installed Camorama as part of a test on video capture performance under xubuntu 12.04.

I played around with some of the effects settings -afterward I realized that Camorama doesn't apply Image processing to the frames it reads from the webcam, instead it appears to alter some settings on the webcam device itself, as every other app that uses the webcam now shows the video feed with same tint / contrast etc as set under Camorama.

I tried to reset the settings in Camorama without any look, I tried to set the settings to look some way normal also without any luck! is there some other way?

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Its simple to reset a webcam to it defaults settings using luvcview

  1. Install luvcview

    sudo apt-get install luvcview
    
  2. Start lucview

    lucview
    
  3. Click the reset button on lucview

Lucview, after click the reset buton

If this doesn't work, there are other solutions at the Ubuntus webcam troubleshooting page (section 6)

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maybe try to purge camorama package or completely* remove it via synaptic package manager *it means all settings and config will be deleted.

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Thanks, Should of mentioned that I already removed it. –  volting Oct 23 '12 at 20:08
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sorry tried this too? help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam –  polarkatenuchie Oct 23 '12 at 20:11
    
Thanks.. figured out how to reset it, after finding a link to the webcam trouble shooting page via that link.. –  volting Oct 23 '12 at 20:40
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