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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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]. ...
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Why do I have poor video capture quality, and how can I improve it?

I have a dual boot Lenovo Ideapad U260. If I use Skype or a Google+ hangout from Ubuntu, the video quality is a bit poor. I can't adjust the brightness either. But if I boot to Windows, the video ...
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How do I get a iRez K2 video camera working? [closed]

I think I just need a driver, if anyone knows how I can get one. When I plug the iRez K2 camera into the (appropriate) USB 2 port, I get nothing - no LED light on the camera, no image on the monitor, ...
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Nikon P7100 doesn't connect as a mass storage device

I've tried connecting a Nikon P7100 camera to a USB-port on two different laptops running Ubuntu 10.04 and 11.04 but nothing happens. The camera says it's got MTP/PTP protocol. So it doesn't work as a ...
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JVC GR-D740E + PINNACLE 510 USB doesn't work [closed]

I have a JVC GR-D740E camera with a usb firewire “Pinnacle 510 USB Rev: 2.0” (that works on windows xp). I've ubuntu 11.10 in dual boot with windows xp. I've done some steps with no success: ...
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How can I control the pan, tilt, lighting, and other features on a Logitech QuickCam Orbit/Sphere AF webcam?

When the Logitech QuickCam Orbit/Sphere AF webcam is in use on Windows, a little window pops up enabling pan, tilt, zoom, and lighting control. This applet works outside of the program currently ...
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How can I import video from my JVC Everio HDD video camera to 11.10?

What is the best method for importing video from my JVC Everio HDD video camera into Ubuntu 11.10?
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GUVCviewer - Light frequency filter set default value “50hz” not “NoFliker” [closed]

After installing ubuntu 11.10 with noname video camera, video is always very dark. Found the solution. Installed GUVCviewer and changed in settings paremeter - "Light frequency filter" from NoFliker ...
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Import images from camera in KDE with particular directory structure

I have been using f-spot for a few years to manage my photo archive, which is about 50K images at the moment. With the development of f-spot slowing down in the recent years and me switching to KDE, ...
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Argus Camera DC-1512E will not transfer photos

I can't transfer photos from this camera. It will not show up a drive. Shotwell does not acknowledge it's existence. lsusb reports the camera as "Primax Elecrtonics". Help?
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Ubuntu DVR - what are the options?

According to my research, the best solution to use ubuntu server as a DVR system would be ZoneMinder. is there any alternatives to zoneminder out there? I'm not really happy it only has a web ...
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Xubuntu 11.04 and CANON PowerShot A470

I have a digital camera CANON PowerShot A470, and Xubuntu 11.04 installed on my PC. When i attach the camera to PC Xubuntu don't mount it, and don't show attached device... How i can use camera on ...
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Camera card slot is not recognised on a Dell Inspiron E1705 [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron E1705 and the the camera card slot does not appear nor when I put the camera card in it does it recognize it.
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How to capture a HDMI device on Ubuntu/Kubuntu? [closed]

I have a Fujifilm S2800HD, that can record HD films, the camera has mini-HDMI output to conect to TV, but i want to know if that is possible to capture what the camera is showing on its own LCD. I ...
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How to record streaming camera video and auto-erase old data before drive fills up?

I'm interested in making my own home CCTV system using Ubuntu. I want to get network cameras similar to this: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260745150596 I want a way to ...
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Kodak EasyShare M590 plugging into Ubuntu

I've got a Kodak EasyShare M590 that I plug into my Ubuntu Computer. How do I get it to mount the card to copy the photos over to the computer? This is a slightly old Ubuntu, version 7.10. Cheers
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How can I use a camcorder as webcam on USB mode?

We have a Sony Handycam DCR-SX15. We want to use the camcorder as a webcam to live stream with it. Computer on Ubuntu and other operation systems list it as a storage device. I searched on forums but ...
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What are some good budget Ubuntu-compatible digital cameras? [closed]

Or is there a resource on the web that lists the ones are Ubuntu compatible? I'm thinking of ordering this one from Polaroid ...
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HP Pavilion DV2000 web camera driver

I got this information using lsusb: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0c45:62c0 Microdia Sonix USB 2.0 Camera I have problem with my camera. When I use web camera in supported application, like Bandoo chat ...
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How to access photos from my Genius G-Shot P7545 camera?

I have a Genius G-Shot P7545 camera. In Windows I had just to plug in the camera to the usb and acces it like a usb stick. I tried to do that in Ubuntu 10.10 with no result. How can I acces the ...
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Error when trying to get movies off my Camera

How do I retrieve movies and audio files from my Canon PowerShot S5 IS camera? Shotwell only sees the pictures. Mounting the camera via "Places > Canon Digital Camera" and then clicking twice on the ...
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Import videos from Panasonic TZ 7

Does anyone knows a good software which will allow me to import the video I took from my digital camera Panasonic TZ7? Shotwell imports photos perfectly from this device. However I couldn't find any ...
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How do I mount a digital camera via the command line?

When I plug in in my digital camera (Fuji F100fd), Nautilus automounts it as 'USB PTP Camera' with the path 'gphoto2://[usb:001,007]/'. lsusb lists it as Bus 001 Device 007: ID 04cd:02ef Fuji Photo ...
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Connecting Ubuntu with Olympus VN-960PC

I have followed the steps here: http://www.piotrkrzyzek.com/olympus-vn-480pc-working-in-linux-odvr/ and here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=207104&page=2 I have download the i386 ...