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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How can I do this? PSEye Capture Video

Example I need capture video from four cameras (PSEye) and save AVI files. I do not intend to use the data in real time. And I do not have much programming knowledge. It is possible to achieve this ...
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Camera not getting detected in ubuntu 14.04 HP laptop

Camera was working fine few days ago but now when I open cheese in terminal it gives message "Error during camera setup: No device found" and some other messages. ashish@Ashish-Notebook:~$ lsusb Bus ...
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Unable to open / read CD DISC from Sony Camcorder

I have a sony camcorder (digital video camera) DCR-DVD106E. The camcorder works with mini CD's from sony (I found the CD's in the package i have bought so it seems they are original). To read the CD ...
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How to safely unmount camera

Ubuntu has only recently been installed so I'm a real novice. I plugged in my camera to upload a photo then found the battery is flat so I need to safely unmount it.
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Video surveillance camera onvif

I have an IP camera with ONVIF 2.4 protocol(http://www.pni.ro/sisteme-securitate/supraveghere-video/camere-cu-ip/camera-supraveghere-video-pni-ip10mp-720p-cu-ip-de-exterior.html , the page is in ...
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Panasonic GH3/ Exfat Issues: file system is larger than underlying device

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and have a Panasonic GH3 DSLR that I would like to connect to my computer. At first I was giving me an issue about not read Exfat file system. Googled and found this page(...
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BQ Acquaris E5 phone camera

Even when I select Basic quality and restart,camera won't produce pictures less than 6MB. I have OTA 11. I should delete app and reload?
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Aquaris M10 FHD Ubuntu Edition

Does it has enough hard to be able to record in more than 30FPS, will the camera have the possibility to be set for this? I plan to use it for sport training purposes. Thanks.
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uEye camera not showing on Camera List (in ubuntu 16.04)

The uEye camera in question shows up on lsusb as IDS Imaging Development Systems GmbH generic (firmware not loaded yet) however, it is not showing on the camera list - the usb daemon is listed running ...
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Webcam hasn't working on Ubuntu 16.04?

How can I do to solve this problem?
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Does SwisTrack runs in UBUNTU 14.04 (trusty) ? has anyone tried it?

I am trying to install swistrack to use for tracking objects using a camera;following steps on https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/SwisTrack/Developers/Setting_up_a_development_environment/Linux#Ubuntu_12....
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Cameras an printers ports USB

I need to read the USB ports of printers and cameras from a VirtualBox virtual machine running Windows in different versions. This worked well until upgrade to version 15.10 of Ubuntu. The cameras ...
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How can I mount a Samsung Camera on Ubuntu?

So I have been trying to mount my Samsung 3150f camera and I have been using a combination of these two tutorials: Detect and mount devices? Can't transfer photos from Kodak Easy Share C195 ...
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Camera fails to start on Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition

I have just got my new Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition. However, the Camera app crashes at startup. OTA-11 has not appeared yet to install. Is it a known bug?
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How to install Airnef on Ubuntu 16.04?

I have downloaded airnef (http://www.testcams.com/airnef/) a camera to computer wireless utility but am unable to install on Ubuntu 16.04, any help on simple installation would be greatly appreciated.
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iSight camera doesn't work in uBuntu 16.04

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on my Macbook Pro retina late 2014. My mac also runs Mac OS X 10.11 but Ubuntu is primary OS. iSight camera doesn't work in ubuntu which caused me frustrated. I tried with ...
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How to make my camera on my MAC work in virtual box [duplicate]

I have a built in webcam on my Macbook Pro. I have a virtual box running Windows and also another running ubuntu on it. How can I get my built in camera to work in my Windows or Ubuntu VM? No, it is ...
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Ubuntu Touch Camera issue

Recently I have notices issues with the camera and gallery functions on my BQ Aquaris E5 HD. There are a few issues (as below), but the main one is that out of on average 5 pictures taken, only 1 is ...
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My speaker from camera don't work on skype?

I have download skype on Ubuntu Software Centar and my speaker won't work here a screen shot.Camera works. https://www.dropbox.com/s/0kx72lshuxtq6ol/Screenshot%20from%202016-03-27%2019%3A44%3A12.png?...
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Capture frames from webcam

I have a USB webcam that has a frame rate of 30 frames/sec. Is there a command that can be used in the terminal to read these frames and save them while adding a timestamp to each of them? Something ...
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“No plug-in detected” while live view of “Platinum CMIP7422-28M” IP Camera in mozilla fiefox browser on ubuntu 14.04

I want to view live video stream of "Platinum CMIP7422-28M" IP Camera. In windows, Internet Explorer after installing "web components" , I can view the live stream but not in Ubuntu 14.04 mozilla ...
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USB Webcam problems

I have logitech webcam, and i am having some problems to use it correctly. I am writing a program with OpenCV, and i want to control some parameters of the camera, such exposure, focus and frame size. ...
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How does software autodiscover devices connected to a NIC?

I have an Allied Vision camera and I'm able to connect it to my ethernet port on my computer and their software is able to find it. How do they do that? The reason I ask is because I have a computer ...
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Unable to access laptop's native camera

I am new to Linux and would like to get the camera running. What might I be missing or what is the error? Running Ubuntu LTS 14.04 on MacBook Air OSX. ** Message: cheese-application.vala:291: Error ...
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Camera HP Photosmart M307 with Ubuntu 12.04

Can I use a HP Photosmart M307 camera under Ubuntu 12.04?
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VM Ubuntu 14.04 not displaying kinect video

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed via VMWareFusion 8. When running $ freenect-tiltdemo I see my kinect tilting up and down. I tried running camorama to see if I received video from the kinect that way and ...
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Lenovo Edge 2-1580 installed camera not recognized

I purchased the L Edge 2-1580 about 2 months ago. I used the internal camera once, however when I attempt to use it either by it self or on a site the system says that it I need to install my camera ...
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Activiating integrated webcam on Toshiba Chromebook

We are having trouble activating the Chicony integrated web cam in a Toshiba CB30 - 102 Chromebook. It did not work with Ubuntu 14.04 and is still not working with Ubuntu 15.10 after trying many fixes:...
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Cannot mount Mobius camera via USB

I cannot seem to mount my Mobius action camera into my Xubuntu 14.04 environment. It does mount on a other computer also runbning Xubuntu 14.04 and also is working flawlessly when plugged into a ...
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Ubuntu phone camera app deleted by error

The camera app wasn't working, I deleted by error and now I am not able to reinstall it. Could anyone tell me how to reinstall the camera again? Thank you
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How to reinstall ubuntu phone camera app?

I have uninstalled camera application on my bq Aquaris E4.5 by long-tapping on the app icon and choosing "uninstall" and now cannot install it back since "Camera" query does not show it in app store. ...
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Dell XPS 12 built-in camera not working in skype and cheese

So the integrated camera on my XPS 12 doesn't work with Skype. However, when running $ vlc v4l2:///dev/video0 I do see the video output displayed correctly. Skype is set to use /dev/video0 In cheese I ...
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unable to mount Discovery Kids Camera

Trying to mount an older Discovery Kids Camera to a laptop running 14.04. Device shows up in lsusb. ~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 002: ID 04f2:b35f Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:...
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How to send photos from my Canon photo camera to my laptop via Wifi?

I have a Canon SX610 HS photo camera which aims to be able to transfer data over wi-fi to my laptop. I have no idea how to set that up. In the camera settings I have: NFC: ON Password: OFF Target ...
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Get Macbook Pro 11,2 webcam working on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use my webcam on Skype but it doesn't recognize it. I looked online but keep finding instructions for iSight. I don't think I have that on my Macbook Pro 11,2. What can I do to get it ...
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Ubuntu can not format Memory Card

I have SD Card and when I try to format in Ubuntu it say root@deniz-desktop:~/Documents/Tarpaulins/Ready/DB# mkfs.vfat /dev/sdd1 mkfs.fat 3.0.27 (2014-11-12) mkfs.vfat: unable to open /dev/sdd1: ...
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Ubuntu won't detect digital camera

When I plug in my digital camera that has a memory stick in it, the camera is then set to PC mode and nothing happens. Is there a way I can mount it? Running lsusb it comes up as: Bus 001 Device 012:...
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using wifi and Ethernet at the same time for network camera

I have a dlink network camera connected to my ARM board (running ubuntu 12.0.4) using a LAN cable. On the other hand, I also have a USB wiif module connected to my pi, which will be connected ...
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How to tell filesystem type of digital camera

I have a Fuji X-M1 digital camera and I need to find out what filesystem type is, I have attached it via USB to my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 machine, but upon right-clicking on it in Nautilus I do not get ...
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How to recover deleted files from a Fuji camera

I have a Fuji X-M1 digital camera and just now accidentally all of the images on it were deleted. I have read the answers here How to recover deleted files?, however they don't make it very clear ...
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Which is good app to take pics using web camera in ubuntu?

I want to take photograph of me using Ubuntu 14.04.
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Cannot Open Camera In kdenlive Via IEEE1394

I am having difficulty getting a system to cooperate with a video camera using kdenlive and an IEEE1394 connection. From running lshw, we can see there is a card for such connections recognized: ...
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libv4l2: error turning on stream: Invalid argument VIDIOC_STREAMON: Invalid argument

I'm working on camera using opencv 3.0.0 and C++ with Ubuntu 14.04 , When I run a program using the camera and stop it with Ctrl + C, I can't get it run for a second time and it gives me the ...
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Failed to load jpg images from android camera

After connecting my Android camera, and using File Manager to navigate to the image directory, then when clicking on a jpg icon I get the error popup saying: Could not load image '20150813_160509.jpg'...
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Integrated Web Camera Driver Missing

I'm trying to set up my laptop's web camera and can't seem to figure out how. I've tried both with cheese and with Skype to open it and no luck. As far as I can tell it's a driver problem; the camera ...
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Meizu MX4 how to make full resolution pictures with camera app?

I bought a Meizu MX 4 phone with Ubuntu pre-installed and I love it. The only problem I encountered untill today: the camera is supposed to be a 20Mp camera, but I can't seem to find a way to make ...
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Ubuntu phone (bq aquaris) camera stopped working after system update

After the last system update,to 15.04 r25 version, the camera is not working. I only get a black screen when it is turned on.
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Camera does not work in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Dell Inspiron 3543 with Ubuntu 14.04. My webcam does not work sometimes. If I open the camera app, I get a black screen. I am new to Linux.
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Unable to down load video from Garmin Virb sd care

I have a video on a Garmin Virb but UBUNTU sees it as a video camera. How can I tell Ubuntu is a sd card and not a camera?
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video recorder for Ubuntu

looking for video recorder applications in Ubuntu what can: -Record videos from webcam -It can save for example last 15 minuets so I can review that recorded video, I don't want it record all time ...