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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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I cannot get my webcam to work on ubuntu 15.04

webcam type : GEMBIRD usb webcam webcam ID : 1908:2311 Program Used: cheese error message: libv4l2: error turning on stream: Input/output error (cheese:6118): cheese-WARNING **: Could not read from ...
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USB camera not working

I plugged a USB HD camera on my computer (O.S. Ubuntu) and it is working with very low quality (not HD) while the same camera I used it on windows and it was HD. I am surprised why in ubuntu the ...
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soft security camera webcam for the ubuntu (like iSpy for win) [duplicate]

have ubuntu security camera like iSpy of Windows?
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Integrated Camera Was Working, Now Not Detected

My camera was working in Ubuntu 14.04 but has now stopped. When I boot into Windows on the same machine, the camera works. Can anyone help me?! When I open Cheese, it says "No device found". Have ...
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Unable to access files in “camera” folder on 64GB SD card

I think I'm in a pretty unique predicament. The pictures on my SD card in the "camera" folder cannot be read. While all other pictures and music, that are not in the "camera" folder, are completely ...
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Camera is not responding after closing the program with ctrl+c

I'm working on camera using opencv 2.4.10 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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Ubuntu Touch photo transver via Bluetooth

How to send photos taken with the camera of Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Touch via Bluetooth to Android tablet.The photo gallert app only allows sharing with social media (facebook, twitter), or send per email or ...
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15.04 USB Camera connection detection stopped working

After an upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04, now camera not detected as an attached device (same bug as in as 13.04?). FujiFinepix camera lsusb : Bus 001 Device 013: ID 04cb:01e8 Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd
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Integrated Camera of Lenovo g500 not detected

I have recently installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G500 Laptop. Installed Skype into it. But can't video chat as the camera is not being detected. please help me to resolve this camera issue. ...
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How to find full path for device file of usb camera connected?

i have connected my logitech quickcam E2500 and i want to know the path to the device file. what is the code to find it.
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Disable auto-mount of *only* Camera SDCard on USB connection

I have a question regarding the auto-mounting of my Nikon camera. When the camera is connected via USB the memory card of the camera is mounted and displays as a drive on the task bar. This causes ...
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Mounting a camera as mass storage automatically

When I connect the camera via the USB cable, its is detected by lsusb but it's not mounted. I followed the answer to this question: Nikon P7100 doesn't connect as a mass storage device Now it ...
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Laptop webcam no longer recognised in Ubuntu 15.04

As the title implies, my laptop no longer seems to see the built in webcam. I installed 15.04 about a week ago and it's been fine until around yesterday. lsusb: Bus 004 Device 006: ID 1770:ff00 Bus ...
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Shotwell, how to preview a single picture on Mass Storage Camera?

I am making my photos using braketing with different exposure and shutter times. So before importing them, it would be nice to be able to zoom in on those photos and compare which of the version is ...
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SJCam SJ4000 Not Recognised by PC

I have a new Action Cam. A copy of a GoPro, I think. When connected via USB it asks whether it should be used as a PC camera or a mass storage device. Whichever is chosen, the PC cannot 'see' it ...
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Security camera installation problems [closed]

I'm having problems trying to install a Tenvis outdoor security camera on my computer running Ubuntu, I can't find or run the search tools.
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webcam not working

I have a usb webcamera, which isnt working right. when i run cheese, or streamer, the light comes on, but I never get video or photo output. here is what dmesg says: [151626.040060] usb 1-4: new ...
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firewire video capture not working with Ubuntu 14.04

I used to transfer video by firewire (a.k.a. ieee1394, or i-link) with Ubuntu 12.04. Sometimes from the command line with dvgrab and sometimes with Kino. I haven't been able to make it work on 14.04 ...
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Qt Multimedia doesn't seem to work on Touch

Using Qt package 'Multimedia' to get cameras on the bq phone: QList<QCameraInfo> cameras = QCameraInfo::availableCameras(); cameras.size() always returns zero. Host 14.04, target 14.10, Qt ...
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Compiling and running camera-app with Ubuntu SDK

Got camera-app, revno: 542. Host - 14.04, Ubuntu SDK. Target Desktop getting runtime qml error when trying to run the 'camera' run configuration: ...
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Ubuntu Phone camera is extremely unstable

I've had my phone for 3 days now, and I only manage to snap 3 pictures with my camera on the first day. Since then, the camera has stopped working. It takes ages to load, and when I finally managed ...
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Kinect problem Could not claim interface on camera: -6

I have problem by using kinect camera on Ubuntu 14.04x64 bit. I have installed libfeenect. and everything works well when I call the demo program: freenect-glview However when i try to run my own ...