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 application....
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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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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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Are there any webcam programs that save the date in the meta data?

I currently use Cheese, but it isn't really compatible with Shotwell because it doesn't save the date in the meta data - only the file name. I could run a command to get the file name and put it into ...
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Compiling Cheese from source, fails to compile

I am trying to install cheese from source, and Im not interested in finding a package, because I have source code changes I should like to apply, if I can get it to compile. I have libtool automake, ...
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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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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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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 un-...
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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): Clutter-...
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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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Is there a way to make video the default in cheese?

I am trying to make it easier for my kid to make videos, she can never remember to set the recording mode to video, so I would like to make it the default. I have looked at the options in dconf-editor ...
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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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Cheese does not recognize Internal webcam in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Cheese does not recognize internal webcam in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Tried Cheese in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it works flawlessly. Tried executing cheese in the terminal and it displays this error: libv4l2: ...
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Cheese wont die

Im trying to figure out a problem Im having with a motion server, and a given CCD camera, on /dev/video0 So, I had been viewing the camera stream using cheese. But now cheese has hung up, and wont die....
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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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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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Camera not recognized by Ubuntu 16.04

I have a lenovo X201 with dual boot. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 the webcam does not work in this partition (in Win environment this is fine). In cheese the given error is "Device not found". In ...
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Cheese showing 'no device found' Thinkpad e450

I have recently bought a Lenovo Thinkpad e450 and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it. Everything works fine but the integrated webcam. Cheese shows no device found. Kindly help. Cheese screenshot: lsusb ...
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Improving Resolution With Logitech C920 Webcam While Using Cheese

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. While using Cheese, I can only get my webcam (Logitech C920) to function with Cheese while the resolution is set to 640x480. At any other setting, I get an error message and ...
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Webcam not working in Kubuntu 15.04, but is listed in lsusb

I am on a desktop machine that runs dual boot Win10/Kubuntu 15.10 and I have a Logitech C310 Webcam. The problem is that while the webcam works fine in Windows, it currently does not work in my ...
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cheese webcam cluttervideosink

ubuntu 15.10 Cheese 3.16.1 When I start Cheese, I get this error message: "One or more gstreamer elements are missing cluttervideosink" I tried following the suggested workarounds found here: ...
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Integrated webcam does not work on this HP Pavilion dv7

It has cost me a lot of time and effort to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion dv7 and I can't even access my old Windows (but that's not my problem, I just wanted to complain a little). My ...
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Integrated webcam not getting detected on Virtual-box Ubuntu 14.0LTS

My integrated webcam is not getting detected on Ubuntu, which I am using via virtualbox. After referring to previous blogs I've made changes in usb controller section and added filter too. Attaching ...