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I understand it requires, libv4l1 but I cannot get 32bit version for it, for some reason from apt-get.

locate libv4l
/usr/lib/vlc/plugins/access/libv4l2_plugin.so
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l1.so.0
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l2.so.0
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4lconvert.so.0
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4lconvert0
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l2convert.so
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4lconvert0/ov511-decomp
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4lconvert0/ov518-decomp

... and so on.

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Why do you want the 32-bit version on a 64-bit OS? –  Ads20000 Jul 27 '13 at 8:55
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The correct command is

sudo apt get install libv4l-0:i386

to get the i386 in a 64bit system.

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Here is a link to the file you need, it should just come in a .deb for easy install you want the i386 version for 32bit or AMD64 for 64bit (even if you have intel cpu)

http://packages.debian.org/sid/libv4l-0

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not working: $ sudo dpkg -i libv4l-0_0.8.9-4_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package libv4l-0:i386. (Reading database ... 182572 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking libv4l-0:i386 (from libv4l-0_0.8.9-4_i386.deb) ... dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of libv4l-0:i386: libv4l-0:i386 depends on libv4lconvert0 (= 0.8.9-4); however: Package libv4lconvert0:i386 is not installed. dpkg: error processing libv4l-0:i386 (--install): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured Errors were encountered while processing: libv4l-0:i386 –  dummy Jul 28 '13 at 8:56
    
and when I try: $ sudo dpkg -i libv4lconvert0_0.8.9-4_i386.deb Selecting previously unselected package libv4lconvert0:i386. (Reading database ... 182577 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking libv4lconvert0:i386 (from libv4lconvert0_0.8.9-4_i386.deb) ... De-configuring libv4lconvert0 ... dpkg: error processing libv4lconvert0:i386 (--install): libv4lconvert0:i386 0.8.9-4 cannot be configured because libv4lconvert0:amd64 is in a different version (0.8.6-1ubuntu2) dpkg: error processing libv4lconvert0 (--install): –  dummy Jul 28 '13 at 8:59
    
libv4lconvert0:amd64 0.8.6-1ubuntu2 cannot be configured because libv4lconvert0:i386 is in a different version (0.8.9-4) Errors were encountered while processing: libv4lconvert0:i386 libv4lconvert0 –  dummy Jul 28 '13 at 9:00
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