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 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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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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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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Is there a way to tell which application last accessed your camera?

Is there an application which will tell me which programs have last accessed my camera?
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Can automatically mounted camera be automatically unmounted by script in 14.04

The version of Ubuntu I have (14.04.1) automatically mounts my digital camera and generates a box inviting me to say what to do with it. Since I was dissatisfied with all the options presented, I ...
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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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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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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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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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Wine and ip camera tool

I installed an IP camera tool using wine in ubuntu 14.04 LTS, in order to configure IP cameras. The IP camera tool's icon is on my desktop, but when I double click on it, the application does not ...
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How to connect Nikon D800 to Ubuntu?

(Nearly-new Ubuntu user here.) What is the best way to connect my Nikon D800 to Ubuntu? When I plug the USB cable into the computer, I get an error message saying Unable to mount NIKON DSC D800 ...
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How do I show missing icons in the system tray?

I have two programs; Retroshare and cameramonitor (which are both great programs) that will not show in the system tray. It's frustrating.
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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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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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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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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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Web cameras fails under 14.04 with usb2

system: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2400 CPU @ 3.10GHz RAM:8Gb XUbuntu 14.04 (all latest updates) kernel: 3.13.0-45-generic #74-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 13 19:36:28 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/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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Microsoft Corp. LifeCam Cinema not working

It just don't work on cheese. From lsusb: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 045e:075d Microsoft Corp. LifeCam Cinema From dmesg, when re-connecting the cammera: [ 2098.426935] usb 3-1: USB disconnect, ...
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Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04 How I open a Camera: In terminal (text after the $ prompt = commands that I type): $ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 $ vlc ...
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find photos shot by a certain type of camera via terminal

I have a huge collections of photos shot with different cameras on my computer. Now, I would like to find all photos which has been shot with a certain camera via the terminal. I think it should be ...
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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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My camera is still dark after max brightness

I use mainly Skype and today i installed Ubuntu but my camera is dark. Ok. I searched how to increase max brightheess and i find 2 progrmas video4linux control panel and ldvc or something else. Ok. I ...
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avconv recording with built in camera stopped working when i upgraded from ubuntu 12 lts to ubuntu 14

I used following command to capture video from my built in camera avconv -f alsa -i pulse -f video4linux2 -r 25 -s 1280x720 -i /dev/video0 -vcodec libx264 -pre:0 ultrafast dud.mkv -loglevel quiet ...
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SimpleCV: How can I get the resoultion of a Logitech cam?

Is there a way to alter the resolution of my Logitech usb cam (C930e) in SimpleCV? I seem to get the stream only in 640x480.
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MSI FX600 003US Ubuntu 12.04LTS Camera

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04LTS in my MSI FX600 003US laptop and the OS seems to be unable to detect the device itself. I'm not really familiar with Ubuntu so I might need some guidance in here in ...
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Camera's pts and dts jumps issue

I use ffmpeg library in my code for capturing rtsp streams from cameras and writing in flv. If I capture streams from only one camera and camera has only video stream then there's no any errors, I got ...
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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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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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How to fix “camera is busy or broken” bug in google chrome/chromium?

I have a laptop with ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm unable to use my build in camera in google chrome or chromium. Camera works in cheese or skype without any issues. I just can't use websites like omegle or ...
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Downloading from Nikon P600

Nikon doesn't have a Linux/Ubuntu app to download pictures from the camera, a P600 from Nikon. Is it best just to get a SD card reader? And, which SD card reader works best with Ubuntu?
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in-built camera not detected on lenovo G580 laptop with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Here is the o/p of lsusb:-----> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Automatically copy (sync) Fotos from camera (mtp)

I'm using cuttlefish to start a script which is supposed to automize the workflow with respect to my camera. My camera (Sony A7) offers two usb modes that make sense: mass storage - this does not ...
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No detection of built-in camera

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Kubuntu 14.04 on an Asus F9e. Everything works fine except that neither OS detects the built-in camera. Anybody have any ideas?
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Skype camera not working

I have a 32-bit system and Ubuntu 14.04. My Skype camera isn't working. I've tried editing /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop and: starting skype with ...
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gphoto2 USB tethering to Nikon Camera

I'm trying to tether a Nikon DSLR to gphoto2 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a USB cable. The dialog options are set so that when I connect the camera to the computer, I am prompted to choose what the ...
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Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera not working on Ubuntu

I have an Canyon CNR-FWC11 usb camera. I need to install the driver from its CD in order to make it work on Windows. As there is not offical support for linux, could anyone tell is there a way to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Can't Upload Pics From Camera

When I plug the camera in (HP Photosmart 612), nothing happens. When I open F-Spot, it says "no camera detected". I can't get anything to work with Shotwell or gThumb either. It's like the camera ...
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plugins for configuring IP cams

First of all, this might have been answered before, since I find it hard to believe no one had the same issues, however I cant seem to find any info on it. Please comment on it if so. My issue: Im ...
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video cam doesn't work under ubuntu 14.10

Since the move to Ubuntu 14.10 video camera does not work on any program I tested it lsmod As a result, the camera found video 18903 1 i915 When testing it:   sudo chmod 777 / dev / video * Out ...
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internal mic and Camera don't work in ubuntu 14.04.1

i make a clean instalation of ubuntu 14.04.1 in a Pavilon dv5 , but que camera and the internal mic don't work . the system don't detect the camera and the internal mic dont get audio. in ubuntu ...
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Files from camera SD not shown on Ubuntu

I repeatedly transfer fotos from my camera by plugging the SD card into my computer. After todays foto session, the SD card auto-mounts as usual - but shows only the pictures taken up to yesterday. I ...
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Installing Logitech Quick Cam Driver qc-usb 0.6.6 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am having issues trying to install this driver. I have extracted the tar.gz to it's own folder but am unable to install the driver.
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Access to wifi JVC Adixxion camera

I don't know how to get streaming video from the camera. It is recognized, establish the connection but... then what? I'm not an advanced user There is an application included (wi-video) but only for ...
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How to launch Shotwell when a camera gets plugged in?

Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). About This Computer -> Removable Media -> Select how media should be handled Photos => Shotwell When I plug in a digital camera (Canon PowerShot SX20 IS), a ...
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Sony VAIO laptop builtin camera error code 45?

I have a Sony VAIO laptop , SV-F1532C , recently I sent it for a keyboard repair , they had to change the whole plastic of the keyboard , and maybe reinstall the keyboard driver , but now , instead my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB Issue

I recently rolled out a Dell Latitude D620 with XUbuntu 12.04 installed. The user in question has an HP Deskjet 2512 printer/scanner and a Nikon Coolpix L22, both of which were detected and worked ...
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web Camera (Arkmicro Technologies Inc) not working in ubuntu 12.04

webcamera not working My Arkmicro Technologies Inc. webcamera not working in Ubuntu 12.04 I tried Cheese and guvcview, but neither of them worked. and Skype won't work
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Fuji camera software

I've just bought a Fujifilm X20 camera, and would like to install the Fuji software from the CD. Tried using Wine with Ubuntu 13.10. However, when trying 'install' the program won't run at all. FYI ...
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How can I install the Webcam C170 drivers Ubuntu 12.04

The logitech camera green light comes on and go's back out, but does not load the application it self. Please advise