Cheese is a cheesy program to take pictures and videos from your web cam.

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Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam

Cheese doesn't record video from my webcam... the picture freezes when I press the 'Record a Video' button. If I stop the records, then try and click the record button again it crashes the ...
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Cheese won't start: assertion 'CHEESE_IS_CAMERA_DEVICE (device)' failed

Cheese (photobooth) used to open just fine on my iMac 12,2 running Ubuntu 12.04 however it has stopped opening from either the launcher or terminal. I thought it might be due to running WMII but I ...
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Integrated Webcam Stopped Working Ubuntu 14.04

I've been on Ubuntu 14 for maybe 2 months. When I first installed it I was on unity until I switched to gnome, and then I removed unity, lightdm, and gnome and now I use i3wm. My built in webcam ...
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Can't capture video on Cheese

ilirian@luta-linux:~$ sudo cheese [sudo] password for ilirian: no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864, leaking memory (cheese:20899): GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_mini_object_unref: ...
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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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Webcam not detected in cheese, also not listed in lsusb

I have dell inspiron n5110 laptop with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. Webcam works fine in windows. But in ubuntu , cheese shows "no device found". Here is my output of lsusb: Bus 002 ...
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Why doesn't cheese work on Ubuntu 12.04?

I recently replaced Windows by Ubuntu on my laptop. Ubuntu however does not recognize my graphics card (ati radeon hd 5470) nor my webcam. I installed Cheese to solve the problem with the webcam, but ...
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Jack and webcam videorecording

Is there any means to record sound and video from the webcam and microphone while jack is operating? Cheese stops recording when I start jack. VLC can output in jack and apparently record sound ...
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Cheese is crashing when taking video in Saucy

It happened in 12.10 and the problem has returned. Using version 3.8.3 from Software Centre. How to fix it?
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Help with installing Cheese from package (12.04 LTS)

I need help with installing Cheese 3.8.3 from the package I downloaded on the website. The instructions attached with the file aren't clear enough for me.
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Cheese isn't working from the Software Centre

I've been trying to use Cheese, but the current version from the Ubuntu Software Centre doesn't seem to work at all. It just opens and then closes. I downloaded the latest stable version from the ...
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how do i close fullscreen in cheese

I have a HP 6vt and once I put cheese in full screen it has no way to move back to a window since nothing on my computer works at that point except the off button.I even went to software center and ...
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Microsoft Lifecam VX-2000 doesn't work anymore in Cheese

I got have two Lifecam VX-2000's and they don't work in cheese anymore. I don't know if it's a problem with a missing package, or a package I installed. Here is the output. (cheese:11122): ...
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Webcam detected but not showing up

I'm using Acer 4530 with Suyin webcam. The webcam can be detected but not showing anything. Before I start anything, I ran lsof /dev/video0 to make sure nothing is using the camera, and I started ...
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Cheese will not start in 12.04

I start Cheese on my 12.04 installation. I have used it before in my previous installations but since I upgraded to 12.04, no joy! I have a GeForce GT-520 video card with the "recommended" additional ...
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Cheese launches but webcam area is black

Command-line 12.04 Cheese (cheese:4144): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to add a widget with type GtkImage to a GtkToggleButton, but as a GtkBin subclass a GtkToggleButton can only contain one widget at ...
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Which other “photo booth” program can I use besides cheese (on a Toshiba AC100)?

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba AC100 several days ago, as described at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/TEGRA/AC100, and seeing during the installation that the OS was able to use the camera ...
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Inactive buttons in Cheese on ubuntu 12.04

I upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 and now I get error messages in terminal when I run cheese. The program opens, but none of the buttons are active and preferences is not highlighted and can't be clicked on. ...
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xubuntu does not recognize built in WebCamMacBook 2006

I installed xubuntu on my MacBook from 2006 and I cant get the webcam to work. I used cheese and it says device not found
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Cheese does not work sometimes

I'm using 12.04 64 bit and Cheese doesn't work sometimes. It just opens the main window and that's all; webcam isn't working. And the most important of all, this happens sometimes. How can I solve ...
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Cheese - Black screen after an update with apt-get

I'm sorry, but have installed Lubuntu on my old notebook, the integrated camera worked fine until I updated und upgraded with apt-get. Now, when I start cheese in the terminal I receive this error: ...
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Cheese webcam app not working

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My cheese program seems to have a problem. Every time I open the application, I see a white window and it just closes. I have already tried uninstalling and reinstalling ...
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Cheese refuses to work

Everytime I attempt to launch the application "Cheese", it opens and abruptly closes, how may this situation be resolved?
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Attempt to unlock mutex that was not locked

While running cheese in desktop i get the following error report. adwaita@adwaita-HP-2000-Notebook-PC:~$ cheese (cheese:2711): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: The property GtkAlignment:xscale is deprecated ...
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there was an error playing video from the webcam

cheese is working nice for taking photos, but I cannot take video in that, it is showing this error "there was an error playing video from the webcam"
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Cheese for HP laptop with Ubuntu 12.04

I can't install cheese on my laptop. I tried using the HELP button in my laptop and looked for Photos and clicked the "Install" button but, the button cannot be clicked. I am not very familiar with ...
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Why is my eyetoy usb camera not working on skype?

I've tried various threads and nothing seems to work properly. For some reason it works on cheese but not skype, so I have no idea what's going on there.
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older web cam wont work on skype but cheese works

the device is picked up and works on cheese but when i run skpe 4.3 it reads the cam is their but the screen is black the cams NO: B012756 it doesnt say name brand but id like to make it work for ...