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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how do I config a Foscam FI9821W IP camera on Firefox

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox. I've got a Foscam FI9821W IP camera and I'm trying to get live video on Firefox. Then I want to add to zoneminder. I opened the IPCam Client page and downloaded ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 transfer photos from camera to PC over Wi-Fi (Canon S110) Xubuntu 13.10

The Canon S110 comes with an optical disk containing a software bundle for Windows (and of course nothing for Linux), including an utility for connecting to the computer through WiFi. Also I think ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to take raw-images with Ubuntu phone?

Is it possible to take raw-images with Ubuntu phone (BQ-model or other upcoming smartphones)?
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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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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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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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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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How can I access the H264 stream from my IP-camera 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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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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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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Fuji camera “mounts” but folder not in Dolphin After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade

Fuji camera mount reported in attached devices but not visible in Dolphin After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade Have reinstalled the driver, and a few other suggestions, for other cameras mounts failing on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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.