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I am new to Ubuntu and linux in general. I was able to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my new Lenovo Y500 after many tries, everything seems to work perfectly except the builtin camera. I've installed "cheese" and I get the following error everytime I start it up:

  • (cheese:2353): WARNING **: Error starting streaming on device '/dev/video0'

I've tried it also on Skype, but still its not working. The built-in camera brand is "Bison, Chicony, Liteon"

Is there any chance that I can make it function? Any help is highly appreciated, I dont want to keep windows 8 just to use skype :(

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it works fine on my ideapad Y500.. hey, does your system has issues hibernating or suspending??? – user159752 May 18 '13 at 5:55
@newjagger I have no issues with hibernation and suspension, it works just fine – Omar K Jun 11 '13 at 20:25
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After installing Ubuntu 13.04 it the camera is working fine.

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