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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Ubuntu Camera Dell Inspiron 14

Hello I'm new in this page, I bought a Dell Inspiron 14 with Ubuntu Installed (factory) two years ago, I have never need the integrated camera but now I need it and don't work. I try to find some ...
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Why does my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop light up my Webcam on startup and login?

My privacy feels invaded by the "active" light on my webcam turning on when I boot Ubuntu, and again when I login. It stays on for 3-4 seconds, then turns back off. It's a Creative HD 1080p webcam ...
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v4l2, video capture via usb cam HELP

So im trying to capture video with my usb camera via vlc using this C code-> video capture example. After compile & run to the terminal i have a file that is supposed to be my video data and ...
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My camera is still dark after max brightness

I use mainly Skype and today i installed Ubuntu but my camera is dark. Ok. I searched how to increase max brightheess and i find 2 progrmas video4linux control panel and ldvc or something else. Ok. I ...
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Slide Scanner not recognized by Linux Mint Notebooks [on hold]

first of all: I'm using Linux Mint 17/Qiana, I guess this is ok, because it is a Ubuntu fork, if not, please redirect me to a better place to ask :) So I am trying to get a slide scanner (Traveller ...
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How to fix “camera is busy or broken” bug in google chrome/chromium?

I have a laptop with ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm unable to use my build in camera in google chrome or chromium. Camera works in cheese or skype without any issues. I just can't use websites like omegle or ...
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Downloading from Nikon P600

Nikon doesn't have a Linux/Ubuntu app to download pictures from the camera, a P600 from Nikon. Is it best just to get a SD card reader? And, which SD card reader works best with Ubuntu?
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in-built camera not detected on lenovo G580 laptop with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Here is the o/p of lsusb:-----> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Automatically copy (sync) Fotos from camera (mtp)

I'm using cuttlefish to start a script which is supposed to automize the workflow with respect to my camera. My camera (Sony A7) offers two usb modes that make sense: mass storage - this does not ...
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No detection of built-in camera

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04 on an Asus F9e. Everything works fine except that neither OS detects the built-in camera. Anybody have any ideas?
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Is there a way to tell which application last accessed your camera?

Is there an application which will tell me which programs have last accessed my camera?
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Logitech c310 with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I am currently trying to use my Logitech c310 camera with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS but have gotten no where with it. I have built and installed the uvc drivers. All i need to do is take a picture any ...
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Web cameras fails under 14.04 with usb2

system: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz RAM:8Gb XUbuntu 14.04 (all latest updates) kernel: 3.13.0-45-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 13 19:36:28 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ...
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Skype camera not working

I have a 32-bit system and Ubuntu 14.04. My Skype camera isn't working. I've tried editing /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop and: starting skype with ...
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gphoto2 USB tethering to Nikon Camera

I'm trying to tether a Nikon DSLR to gphoto2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a USB cable. The dialog options are set so that when I connect the camera to the computer, I am prompted to choose what the ...
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Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera not working on Ubuntu

I have an Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera. I need to install the driver from its CD in order to make it work on Windows. As there is not offical support for linux, could anyone tell is there a way to ...
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find and connect to wireless camera

I've got an old wireless camera/baby monitor... (4 years old) Worked with an old windows machine that quit some time ago. On the old windows machine it connected via a wireless dongle and software ...
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Can automatically mounted camera be automatically unmounted by script in 14.04

The version of Ubuntu I have (14.04.1) automatically mounts my digital camera and generates a box inviting me to say what to do with it. Since I was dissatisfied with all the options presented, I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't Upload Pics From Camera

When I plug the camera in (HP Photosmart 612), nothing happens. When I open F-Spot, it says "no camera detected". I can't get anything to work with Shotwell or gThumb either. It's like the camera ...
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Cheese camera problem in ubuntu 14.10

There is a problem with Cheese on my computer. I am running Ubuntu 14.10 (everything is upgraded to the last version ). As seen here: Kernel version : 3.17.1-031701-generic Cheese version : ...
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plugins for configuring IP cams

First of all, this might have been answered before, since I find it hard to believe no one had the same issues, however I cant seem to find any info on it. Please comment on it if so. My issue: Im ...
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uEye camera OpenCV on Ubuntu my code and cv::namedWindow and memcpy are not working together

I installed uEye sdk 4.40 on my Ubuntu 12.04 and I have also installed OpenCV 2.4.9. They are working as well as individually. I wrote some code on Eclipse, to get image from the camera and wanted to ...
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video cam doesn't work under ubuntu 14.10

Since the move to Ubuntu 14.10 video camera does not work on any program I tested it lsmod As a result, the camera found video 18903 1 i915 When testing it:   sudo chmod 777 / dev / video * Out ...
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Microsoft Corp. LifeCam Cinema not working

It just don't work on cheese. From lsusb: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 045e:075d Microsoft Corp. LifeCam Cinema From dmesg, when re-connecting the cammera: [ 2098.426935] usb 3-1: USB disconnect, ...
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the Software that came with my Camera is for Windows and Mac. What to do?

I have a Olympus SP-720UZ camera and i want to install the software that came with the camera, on the olympus website, there are only options for windows and mac, how do i install it on ubuntu ?
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internal mic and Camera don't work in ubuntu 14.04.1

i make a clean instalation of ubuntu 14.04.1 in a Pavilon dv5 , but que camera and the internal mic don't work . the system don't detect the camera and the internal mic dont get audio. in ubuntu ...
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Enabling, disabling camera from terminal

How do I enable, disable the laptop's camera from terminal? And how will I know if it is on or of?
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Files from camera SD not shown on Ubuntu

I repeatedly transfer fotos from my camera by plugging the SD card into my computer. After todays foto session, the SD card auto-mounts as usual - but shows only the pictures taken up to yesterday. I ...
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avconv recording with built in camera stopped working when i upgraded from ubuntu 12 lts to ubuntu 14

I used following command to capture video from my built in camera avconv -f alsa -i pulse -f video4linux2 -r 25 -s 1280x720 -i /dev/video0 -vcodec libx264 -pre:0 ultrafast dud.mkv -loglevel quiet ...
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Installing Logitech Quick Cam Driver qc-usb 0.6.6 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am having issues trying to install this driver. I have extracted the tar.gz to it's own folder but am unable to install the driver.
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How can I access the H264 stream from my IP-cam with “Motion”?

What is Motion?: Motion is a deamon application which allows Linux users to record pictures of webcams and ipcams based on motion detection or time settings. A Tutorial how to set up the stable ...
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What is “camera:/” when I connect my Camera to Kubuntu?

Using Kubuntu. When I connect my Camera to the system through an usb cable, a prompt will be shown at the right bottom corner: After clicking "Open with File Manager": Dolphin opens with the ...
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Webcam isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 x64(Lenovo G510, intel i5) but cheese is not working, nor skype. The first thing I did was sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` I then tried to ...
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Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04 How I open a Camera: In terminal (text after the $ prompt = commands that I type): $ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 $ vlc ...
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How do I upload photos from my camera?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, I'm incredibly new at using it, and I'm trying to upload photos from a Nikon camera.
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find photos shot by a certain type of camera via terminal

I have a huge collections of photos shot with different cameras on my computer. Now, I would like to find all photos which has been shot with a certain camera via the terminal. I think it should be ...
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How to set up a Video call call using Empathy and google+

I'm trying to set up a video call between a Lenovo Z580 laptop and a Samsung Ace 2 Android smart phone using google+. The laptop is running Ubuntu 14.04 with Empathy and the phone is using Hangout. ...
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Wine and ip camera tool

I installed an IP camera tool using wine in ubuntu 14.04 LTS, in order to configure IP cameras. The IP camera tool's icon is on my desktop, but when I double click on it, the application does not ...
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Old digital camera control - take pictures

What I would like to do I was trying to take pictures with an old digital camera directly from pc I found about gphoto2 software, I tried but I'm just able to get the pictures that are stored in the ...
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Access to wifi JVC Adixxion camera

I don't know how to get streaming video from the camera. It is recognized, establish the connection but... then what? I'm not an advanced user There is an application included (wi-video) but only for ...
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How to launch Shotwell when a camera gets plugged in?

Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). About This Computer -> Removable Media -> Select how media should be handled Photos => Shotwell When I plug in a digital camera (Canon PowerShot SX20 IS), a ...
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Where can I find the source code for mounting my digital camera?

I have some simple digital camera for my kids with only internal memory. I do have some windows software for it to import the photos. The windows software looks a bit outdated, but it works. When I ...
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My FujiFilm Finepix HS50EXP used to work fine on Ubuntu 13

My FujiFilm Finepix HS50EXP used to work fine on Ubuntu 13 (after installing the Fujiplay app) but now it wont recognise the camera after I upgraded to 14.10. Please advise how I can rectify this.
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SimpleCV Camera and Sound error

I'm using an ubuntu computer, ubuntu desktop version. I'm trying to make a little script, which tells me when my camera sees my face, what the weather is like. This is going to be a bit long. I'll ...
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SimpleCV: How can I get the resoultion of a Logitech cam?

Is there a way to alter the resolution of my Logitech usb cam (C930e) in SimpleCV? I seem to get the stream only in 640x480.
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How do I get around OS checks in wine?

I got a Lytro from woot this week, but didn't research the Linux support. I have PlayOnLinux installed and was hoping to run the windows software from there. The snag I ran into was that they have an ...
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14.04 doesn't mount digital camera

I have a kodak digit camera that always has just mounted. Since 14.04, it shows the device itself in lsusb. Looking in syslog I see it recognizes the camera but then fails saying the device is not ...
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Ubuntu Server with Raspberry Pi Motion Camera

I have an Ubuntu Server that I use as a web server. Everything works great, I have multiple sites set up. My router allows only one device to own the public IP which is my Ubuntu Server. I set up a ...
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How can I access my Hikvision IP-cam over VLC?

My setup is as following: The IP-cam (Hikvision DS-2CD2632F-IS) is connected to a router. My notbook is connected to the same router. The router is set to DHCP. The factory default IP of the ip-cam is ...
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Asus K50IJ Webcam problem

Hello again Ubuntu community! I have a problem again. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32bit on my Asus k50IJ laptop and whenever i try to make a skype call with the camera on it flips my image upside down. ...