A camera is a device that captures light and digitally turns the captured light into images that can be transferred to your computer. This tag applies to digital handheld cameras; use the "webcam" tag for a webcam instead.

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Software to use webcam as camera [duplicate]

Is there software that allows the webcam to be used as a camera? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Thanks!
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Fuji AV-150 camera doesn't work with Ubuntu 14.04 as it did with 13.10

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit). I could access the 4GB memory of my fujifilm AV-150 digital camera through nautilus in 13.10, but it is no longer shown in 14.04! lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID ...
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Sony VAIO laptop builtin camera error code 45?

I have a Sony VAIO laptop , SV-F1532C , recently I sent it for a keyboard repair , they had to change the whole plastic of the keyboard , and maybe reinstall the keyboard driver , but now , instead my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB Issue

I recently rolled out a Dell Latitude D620 with XUbuntu 12.04 installed. The user in question has an HP Deskjet 2512 printer/scanner and a Nikon Coolpix L22, both of which were detected and worked ...
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web Camera (Arkmicro Technologies Inc) not working in ubuntu 12.04

webcamera not working My Arkmicro Technologies Inc. webcamera not working in Ubuntu 12.04 I tried Cheese and guvcview, but neither of them worked. and Skype won't work
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Fuji camera software

I've just bought a Fujifilm X20 camera, and would like to install the Fuji software from the CD. Tried using Wine with Ubuntu 13.10. However, when trying 'install' the program won't run at all. FYI ...
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How can I install the Webcam C170 drivers Ubuntu 12.04

The logitech camera green light comes on and go's back out, but does not load the application it self. Please advise
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MSI FX600 003US Ubuntu 12.04LTS Camera

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04LTS in my MSI FX600 003US laptop and the OS seems to be unable to detect the device itself. I'm not really familiar with Ubuntu so I might need some guidance in here in ...
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Camera's pts and dts jumps issue

I use ffmpeg library in my code for capturing rtsp streams from cameras and writing in flv. If I capture streams from only one camera and camera has only video stream then there's no any errors, I got ...
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How to transfer photos from camera to PC over Wi-Fi (Canon S110) Xubuntu 13.10

The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi. Also I think ...
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how do I config a Foscam FI9821W IP camera on Firefox

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox. I've got a Foscam FI9821W IP camera and I'm trying to get live video on Firefox. Then I want to add to zoneminder. I opened the IPCam Client page and downloaded ...
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How to connect Nikon D800 to Ubuntu?

(Nearly-new Ubuntu user here.) What is the best way to connect my Nikon D800 to Ubuntu? When I plug the USB cable into the computer, I get an error message saying Unable to mount NIKON DSC D800 ...
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My Lenovo camera does not seem to work since I loaded Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu and have a problem with my camera when using skype. Since loading Ubuntu 12.04 my Lenovo Y510 camera does not work. The picture is upside down. Can anyone help me. I have looked for ...
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Can anyone explain or walk me through this posted answer on a thread I found regarding my problem?

I'm having trouble making my usb camera my default webcam. I have it selected in Multimedia selector as default, yet my laptop camera is activated when I open guvcview or G+ Hangouts, and when I ran ...
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Canon Rebel camera

I installed software for Canon camera in wine and it didn't work well. I went to wine uninstaller and removed some utilities but cant get them all out need to remove them and a suggestion on a way to ...
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C510 camera not working in skype

I have a C510 Logitech camera running 12.04. Looking up the list of cameras, this should just work out of the box, but it does not work in skype. lsusb gives this as the camera: Bus 003 Device 003: ...
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Do Sony cameras with memory stick work with Ubuntu?

I'm considering buying a Sony Cybershot camera that uses memory stick. Would Ubuntu have any problems working with that format? Can I just connect the camera to my computer using USB cable to upload ...
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How do I show missing icons in the system tray?

I have two programs; Retroshare and cameramonitor (which are both great programs) that will not show in the system tray. It's frustrating.
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USB UVC Camera only works for 1 or 2 minutes

I have an interesting issue - I am not certain if it is hardware or software related. I have an AMD 64 bit install of 13.10. I recently picked up a UVC compliant Celestron Digital Microscope ...
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ASUS eee pc 1000HA/H Camera not being detected

Hello I am new to Ubuntu I have an old ASUS eee 1000HA/H On Ubuntu 13.10 x32 with windows 7 dual boot I could not get the camera running in any OS I have it enabled in the BIOS My ...
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How to download photos from Canon 60D to my Kubuntu 13.10 machine

This problem started after upgrading from Kubuntu 13.10 from Kubuntu 13.04 (it worked with 13.04). My 13.10 system notices that a camera was connected but I cannot drill down in the file manager ...
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Help, cannot Calibrate Camera

I have a problem calibrating my camera. It does not let me set a color theme, scheme or anything... I also can't calibrate it through Skype... I would like someone to help me with a solution . ...
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How to mount a Nikon Coolpix P520 on 12.04 LTS 64bit?

My camera doesn't work anymore in the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I using the 32 bit version it's great, but now in the 64 bit doesn't work.
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Is there any anti-theft / robber-spy application on Ubuntu Touch?

theft application on Ubuntu Touch Saucy which could help protect my tablet/phone ? I mean an application running as daemon on back-end and waiting for remote activation. Activated by an GPS event, ...
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How to install and run windows apps in Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit

I have an installation CD for my cameras digital editing software for an Olympus T100 and I get a message saying OLYMPUS IB can not be installed in the folder C:\Program Files (x86). Please ...
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Fuji camera “mounts” but folder not in Dolphin After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade

Fuji camera mount reported in attached devices but not visible in Dolphin After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade Have reinstalled the driver, and a few other suggestions, for other cameras mounts failing on ...
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Ubuntu Touch softwate camera

I want to make an offer for the software for the camera. Offered in the software for the camera by default assigned to the shutter button one action, for example, take a picture. On the motion of the ...
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gvfs gphoto2 and ptp camera with ubuntu 12.04

Ubuntu 12.04 connects to my Canon 700D (only PTP, no MSC mode) and opens a folder like "gphoto2 mount on USB[001,001]" and seems to be mounted on ~/.gvfs/ I can download photos from that folder but ...
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Macbook air 4,1 camera and skype

I have a macbook air 4,1 running raring 13.04 I am trying to use skype to video chat, but when I do, the video seems to cut out after short amounts of time. It seems like the camera has just been ...
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logitech c615 ubuntu 12.10 problem

I have problem with display. Video always smudging, there are these floating stripes. This problem occurs on ubuntu 12.10 and 13.04. I tried all various settings with guvcview and nothing helps. I ...
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Camera not working but camera light is on when trying to use it

I can't use my camera in Google hangout, I can share desktop in Google Hangout and it works fine but camera never works, it looks like this I have also tried using Cheese and i also just get a back ...
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Mosaic and using VLC with axis cameras

this is my code for the mosaic new channel1 broadcast enabled setup channel1 input rtsp://root:pass@192.168.1.76/axis-media/media.amp?resolution=cif&codec=h264 setup channel1 option ...
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Check available webcams via command line

is that a terminal command that lists all the webcams connected to my computer, including the native one? Maybe using ffmpeg package?
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How to prevent Unity from auto-mounting and locking my camera so gphoto2 can work?

Whenever I plug in my Canon camera via USB, it gets locked, so when I run gphoto2, I get: Error (-60: 'Could not lock the device') Weeks ago, when I first connected the camera, a dialog asked me, ...
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How can HTML5 Ubuntu Touch apps access camera and microphone?

I am creating an app for Ubuntu Touch using HTML5. I am opening my HTML page using QtWebKit's WebView and I really need to let the app take pictures and record audio, however, I can't access the ...
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Identifying hardware in a tablet

Have a tablet here which supposedly have ethernet and wifi. Those I can locate and identify using lshw: whitetrash description: Notebook product: MC-C5 () vendor: Motion Computing ...
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Deleted photos in my camera

I have accidentally deleted some photos from my camera and than found out, that those photos were really precious to my girlfriend. I tried googling and both windows and linux tools to recover those ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - how to do power off and power on of USB interfaces?

Like FreeBSD how can i do Ubuntu 12.04 USB interface power off and power on? Is there any packages or source codes for Ubuntu? usbconfig -u 1 -a 2 suspend usbconfig -u 1 -a 2 resume ...
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dell vostro 3550 integrated camera in ubuntu

2 years back I purchased a Dell Vostro 3550 laptop and I directly installed Ubuntu 11.10 at that time. Whenever I use Skype or any other website which uses the webcam, it worked fine. But for the last ...
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How do I use a Gearhead WCF2600HDBLU camera?

I have a "Gearhead WCF2600HDBLU" camera and I'm trying to get it to work in Ubuntu 13.04. It is a known-working camera, and lsusb has the following relevant output: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0ac8:3420 ...
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Mount camera without Dolphin for execute one bash scrip

I'm doing a script to copy files from camera to a user directory. All works if before execute the script I open camera unit with Dolphin. I supose Dolphin mount the unit but no before. I'd like mount ...
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12.04, My logitech webcam wont work now. Any built in testing for webcams?

i started the guvcview application to see if my webcam is still working. it recognizes that the camera is pluged in but the app isnt bringing up the second window of the video feed. so i unplugged ...
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Camera problems that I can not figure out

I just downloaded Ubuntu. I was wondering how to get to your laptop camera. I downloaded an application called "camera monitor" but it says that there is a camera monitor already running. I really ...
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Error copying images from camera using Nautilus

Since I upgraded t 13.04 I can no longer copy images from a flash card located in my Canon camera. I can connect to the camera using USB, I can browse and view images, however I am unable to copy ...
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Asus X52F Camera upside down

Yes, I know that it was asked already but no solution is not work for me and most popular links are not working. Most popular think seems to be a following var but no matter what I've done I'm ...
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Camorama could not connect: check connection

I have an emachine E525 with an Acer Suyin webcam built in. I was trying to use Camorama, but it says it cannot connect. The camera works though through v4l.
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Problems with PS3 camera driver step by step

I'm trying to find a good step by step to install the correct driver for a PS3 camera On Ubunto 10.04 LTS (Linux CNC version) I tried a number of your step by steps if found on line ...
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Samsung Ultrabook - builtin webcam - how to access and take pics?

My Samsung 900x running Ubuntu 12.04 has a camera above the screen. How do I access it? Turn it on/off? I can't find any app in setting that does this. lsusb shows: $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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What is the default method / program to download photos from a photo camera to the computer?

I am in Xubuntu 12.10 and Thunar doesn't access the camera memory (Canon) so as to just copy/paste the pictures. I want to import the pictures onto the PC. I heard about F-spot and ...
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Best way to calibrate my camera?

I really didn't notice ubuntu's calibration option ever since i was used with Precise Pangolin. But what's the best way to calibrate my camera?