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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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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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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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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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?
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How do I get my Sony Cybershot W510 to connect?

I'm new to Ubuntu 12.04 (only installed it on Sunday), and enjoying what I have been learning, but having a bit of a problem! I want to get my Sony Cybershot W510 to connect to the computer. I do ...
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About powering USB device on Linux: Android camera app recognizes USB camera but Ubuntu doesn't

On my notebook, I have a USB camera, 32-bit Ubuntu 10.04 running on SD Card and Android Jelly Bean on flash memory. Ubuntu doesn't recognize the camera (even the USB port), cause it doesn't offer any ...
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Help me set up Zoneminder?

Zoneminder is a piece of software used to view/control surveillance cameras. I'm about half way through installing and configuring it but I've reached a dead end with my linux knowledge. I have got ...
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How to download videos from Procam xr2 in Ubuntu?

Can anybody help me downloading my videos from a procam camera? It is listed in lsusb this way: Polaroid Corp a500 Digital Camera dmesg shows this: [13135.304931] usb 2-1.1: new high-speed USB ...
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How can i open my front camera in 12.10?

I'm using ubuntu 12.10. I'm unable to open front camera. How can i open front camera? Tell me from scratch. What packages i have to download? Please guide me. thanks in advance.
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“Unspecified error” when connecting camera on 64-bit Ubuntu

I have a Canon 40D that worked well with 32-bit Ubuntu all the way from 10.04 through 12.04. However, I switched to 64-bit 12.04 a while back, and since then, connecting the camera just brings up a ...
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SD card is not mounted in Lubuntu

I have a 2GB Transcend SD card for my Camera but when I entered it in my laptop's SD slot then it is not mounted automatically by Lubuntu. I did not have the same problem with Ubuntu. I can not see it ...
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Suyin сamera problem

I got an Acer with a Suyin camera built-in. It has worked perfect since I have change from Windows 8 three weeks ago but recently (two days ago) showed me a black screen when using Skype or Cheese. ...
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Touchscreen, WebCam and Screenlight not working!

I have an Acer Aspire V5 that came with windows 8. Now I have the Ubuntu 12.10, 32 bits. First, the command to dim or brighten the screen with -Fn up or down- is acting on the screen (it shows that ...
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mount canon 500d

When I plug my canon 500d camera into the usb port of my ubuntu pc it shows the camera in the files, and I can see the images on the camera, but if I try to copy any of them to the pc, nothing ...
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How do I take pictures with asus 1015cx? [duplicate]

I wanted to use my computer to take a picture but could not figure out how to access camera thanks.
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Copying photos from camera stalls - how to track down issue?

When I copy files from my camera (connected via USB) to the SSD in my laptop a few files get copied and then the copy stalls. I'm not sure why, any ideas or things to investigate appreciated, or bug ...
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Photo transfer problems from camera

We have a digital camera (Cannon SX130 IS) which we often connect to the Ubuntu 12.10 desktop via USB in order to download the images. In past flavours of Linux (Mint 12 was most recent) it worked ...
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can I use sonycybershot digital camera for videochatting

I have an HP laptop which have a built in web camera. It has low visual clarity. So I like to use my digital camera as web cam. Is it possible. If yes, how? which software is suitable for that? camera ...
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How do I get a Samsung ES 73 Camera working?

I am using a Samsung ES73 Digital Camera. I am looking to use this camera on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Please guide, how any software can help me transfer or view photos from this camera? Please guide, any ...
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unable to get Point Grey USB camera working

I have problem in using POINT GREY FIREFLY MV FMVU-13S2C digital camera to work on Ubuntu 11.04. This is the version of ubuntu. adrian@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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isight camera on quantal is erratic (macbook air 4,2)

I have a macbook air 4,2 (13" - 2011). The isight camera has become rather erratic in quantal. If I just pull up something like skype and go into the settings, things look fine. The problem occurs ...
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v4l2-ctl exposure-auto setting fails

I am trying to tune a C920 webcam for picture quality using v4l2-ctl utility on Ubuntu PC. I am unable to set exposure_auto to 'Auto' mode, but I am able to set it to 'Manual Mode' or in 'Aperture ...
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camera input output at GRUB

Though complete naive thought and may seem headless but i was thinking that is it possible (by limited means) to have my camera input in a small box @ GRUB boot screen where we have to select choices ...
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Cisco PrecisionHD USB Camera (Detected but no video)

I'm having an issue with my Cisco PrecisionHD USB Camera. It is detected but does not show video (using "Cheese Webcam Booth"). Any ideas? (I'm a newbie with ubuntu) Specs: Ubuntu 12.10 32bit ...
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How to manage security cameras in Ubuntu?

I am setting up a server and chose ubuntu for the OS. The system will have 3 purposes, storing my wife's photography work, storing music for quick access to our entertainment system (will be running ...
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Can't sync photos from DroidX2 external microSD card

I can't find or select the Camera Directory that is located on the microSD card in my Droid X2 phone from your Android App. It will only allow me to select the Camera Directory on the internal memory. ...
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Logitech C920 camera keeps freezing

Everytime using this camera it crash my system and gets unblessing freez. But when use Windows it works. Why Ubuntu it crash and freez? Its a USB camera logitech C920? How can i solve this? ...
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Hardware buttons problem. The panel with hardware buttons is missing

I have problem with hardware buttons. I have MSI vr630x, but my panel with buttons for WiFi, camera and bluetooth are missing (it has been removed at all). Is there a way to turn devices on? I have ...
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How to fix Skype upside-down web camera in Asus K52F onUbuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have tried all softwares from Cheese to Video4Linux but don't seem to able to find the solution. I have went through few of the earlier Qs' yet still didn't do the job. As is, I am forced to reboot ...
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Access to USB devices not working properly

Why can I no longer see the photos on my camera card after upgrading to 12.04 (64 bit)? In 10.04 LTS I could read the camera card and import photos happily. Now, under 12.04 LTS (64 bit) I can access ...
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Recognising an internal Logitech camera

I have an Acer Aspire from 2007, it had vista and now has 12.4. My internal camera has never worked and would like to know how to activate it. Cheese doesn't pick it up. Laptop:~$ lspci -nn 00:00.0 ...
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Camera protocol doesn't work

My Android device is set to use the media player mode when the USB cable is plugged in. When I plug it in, it launches the media player thingy on my device and it shows up in the "Device Notifier" ...
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where camera are mounted?

I have a canon PowerShot A3100 IS camera, and, as written in the title, I wanted to know where does the automount mount it when I connect it. Does anyone know ? thank you,
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shotwell bugs with a canon PowerShot A3100 IS

Well, I have a canon PowerShot A3100 IS, and I have some problems while importing videos. When I try to copy them, it simply doesn't work, and when I try to import them, it starts buging, and the ...
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import mini DV films from Samsung digital cam VP-D353 [USB]

I tried to import mini DV films from my old video camera (Samsung VP-D353) and it's not recognised by my Lubuntu 12.04 system. I tried "DVGRAB" which should work, but it doesn't. I found this ...
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Software to connect a Professional Digital Camera

My brother has a Canon EOS 310 which frankly scares the bejesus out of me when I hold it because is heavy (and expensive). Anyway I am trying to get the pictures from the camera to Ubuntu but it only ...
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Shooting 5D Mark II w/ tethered storage but standard capture

I know that it is possible to shoot tethered with tools like gphoto2. What I am wondering is if it is possible to shoot from the camera as usual and simply use the tether for storage? I am aware of ...
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How can I make sure/test that my notebook build-in video/camera on top of the display isn't recording?

I just want to remove the duck-tape from it to fix this insecurity. Shell commands are welcome, too. ;)
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How can I play 60fps videos?

I have a Contour camera, which is a sports/action camera and records at 60 fps. When I load any video in Ubuntu using any video player, lots of frames are lost. I tried changing codecs but nothing ...
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How can I transfer photo's from my Kodak camera that normally would use KODAK EASYSHARE Software?

Normally I would plug my camera into my Windows XP pc, and the software would auto start, and transfer the files to a set location. I need to be able to perform the same or similar function on my PC ...
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How can I monitor DVR Cameras?

I have a DVR installed and works great... I have the IP address and when I write it in IE9 works perfect (via web service)... How can I monitor them via web? I tried with every Browser at Ubuntu ...
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Can't configure wireless camera through ethernet cable - IP problem [closed]

I'm trying to setup an IP wireless camera and I have the IP address, it's 192.168.1.217... but when I put this address in Chromium it doesn't even load... Same thing when using windows 7 [dual boot]. ...