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my webcam in ASUS laptop does not recognise webcam. i installed cheese and say device not found lsusb out put is:

Bus 001 Device 003: ID 0402:5603 ALi Corp. M5603 Video Camera Controller
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 058f:6254 Alcor Micro Corp. USB Hub
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 062a:0000 Creative Labs Optical mouse

any solution please


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closed as off topic by Nitin Venkatesh, bodhi.zazen, Takkat, htorque, fossfreedom Mar 1 '12 at 23:32

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This question should instead be filed as a bug report, and as such is off-topic, thanks! Instructions here. – Nitin Venkatesh Feb 29 '12 at 17:26

Going by the device ID this is a know bug and has been around for a while. Take a look at the Launchpad Bug Report which has several links to other projects including this Sourceforge one.

There is an Ubuntu Forums thread on the Sourceforge driver here

Good Luck

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