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Need to disable USB device

My laptop has a built in camera. Ubuntu detects this as a pluged in USB device and turns on the power. One, I don't want the camera on all the time, feel like some one is watching me. Two, it starts ...
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1answer
57 views

Missing USB devices on ThinkPad X1

I've been running Ubuntu 13.10 on my ThinkPad X1 Carbon for 6 months. A couple of months ago the camera spontaneously stopped working; I'm not sure what the trigger was, but it could have been an ...
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No control over USB mic input/output level, or other external devices while mic plugged in

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with a Logitech C920 webcam and a brand new Blue Yeti usb mic. My intent was to run through all the input and output devices and settings while plugged in to my laptop, and ...
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2answers
121 views

Disabled my built in laptop camera, but it re-enables after reboot

I'm on 12.04LTS. I have an external USB HD cam that I run as default (preferably). To do this, after every reboot I have to run sudo su -c 'echo "0" > ...
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libv4l2 error when using webcam with USB 3.0

I'm experiencing a problem when trying to use a webcam with my USB 3.0 ports. I have no problem using the USB 2.0 ports. I get the following error in guvcview or cheese: libv4l2: error turning on ...
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0answers
53 views

Can anyone explain or walk me through this posted answer on a thread I found regarding my problem?

I'm having trouble making my usb camera my default webcam. I have it selected in Multimedia selector as default, yet my laptop camera is activated when I open guvcview or G+ Hangouts, and when I ran ...
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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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ZC0301 webcam Driver problem with Ubuntu distributions after 11.10

I'm having problem with Webcam and fed up with this search in Google for answers. So I've connected webcam to my computer having Ubuntu 13.10, and i tried to run luvcview program to simply see the ...
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4answers
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12.04 Virtualbox not seeing any usb devices in the usb filters settings

I was following this question but found a problem. Use my webcam with Ubuntu running in VirtualBox I used guvcview to test the camera, it works. I installed the 12.04 virtualbox release from their ...
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279 views

12.04, My logitech webcam wont work now. Any built in testing for webcams?

i started the guvcview application to see if my webcam is still working. it recognizes that the camera is pluged in but the app isnt bringing up the second window of the video feed. so i unplugged ...
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Does Trust Zyno HD Webcam work on Ubuntu 13.04?

Does this work on Ubuntu 13.04 http://www.amazon.it/Trust-Zyno-Full-Vid-Webcam/dp/B006TACFNK ? I know that Trust Webcam eLight Full HD 1080p works on Ubuntu, but would like to use the newer model if ...
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1answer
115 views

how to detect the number of usb devices picking up video

Please help. If I have multiple devices connected via usb to my computer, is it possible to detect which of those devices are web cameras and count them?
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1answer
287 views

Virtual Machine Windows 7 USB webcam connection lost when switching back to Ubuntu

I am relatively new to Ubuntu, willing to learn, but don't have a ton of experience with command line interfaces (so go easy on me please if possible tech-wise!)... I have xubuntu installed on my ...
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1answer
2k views

Set webcam on different USB bus

my objective is to capture from two webcams simultaneously at a resolution of 640x480. I am currently experiencing a problem where my two webcams are plugged in different USB ports but are using the ...
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1answer
435 views

How to get USB webcam working on my ASUS Netbook under 10.04?

I have a camera that I have working under 12.04. Cheese and VLC recognize it and use it without a problem. But 12.04 is a pain on a netbook and I love my netbooks. I have a netbook running 10.04 NBR, ...
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1answer
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USB plugin webcam with Skype 2.2 beta

I have a pretty generic USB webcam (it is a generic sphere shaped webcam i got from IBM, it says IBM on it) that I want to work with skype. In past installations of ubuntu, I could get this webcam ...
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1answer
1k views

How to force Empathy Internet Messaging to change default webcam?

I just recently bought a new webcam. It is USB powered. For personal reasons, I wish to not use the built in webcam that came with my netbook. I want to use this new one. I love empathy, it is a ...
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0answers
316 views

Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 not working in Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Microsoft LifeCam NX-6000 video to work? I am facing some issues with my webcam and I need some help because I have tried everything but I can't get it ...
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1answer
434 views

USB Device No Longer 'Powering' Up In Ubuntu

I've run across a weird issue that I was wondering if anyone had seen before. We run a custom version of Ubuntu 10.04 at work and we've been testing some software that uses webcams recently, which 90% ...
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How to get webcam to automatically remount after being dumped? [closed]

I have a webcam (Logitech C250h) that periodically gets dumped (automatically disconnected without being unplugged), which then means I have to unplug it and then plug back in to get it to work again. ...