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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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udev rule seems not working properly to force the usb device into fix location

I've created a udev rule to force my usb devices into fixed folders at /dev/ (one, is a webcam into /dev/video1 and the other one is a framegrabber into /dev/video0 ) I need to do this because, by ...
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Lenovo Y50-70 integrated camera not detected (Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5249)

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Y50-70 and the integrated camera is not detected on cheese. When I "lspci" I get this: "Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5249 (rev 01)". ...
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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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Looking for some simple webcam software

It seems that uvccapture might meet my need for a simple webcam application. However, trying to build it "out of the box", I get this bewildering collection ... gcc -std=gnu99 -O2 -DLINUX ...
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Intergrated Webcam on Laptop is not working ~~~

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R (Special Edition) with Ubuntu 14.04 installed. This laptop has a integrated webcam as most of others, and it worked fine out-of-box when I was running Ubuntu 12.04, but ever ...
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Assign webcam to a specific /dev/video#

I have three webcams on my Ubuntu server 14.04. The output of lsusb: Bus 006 Device 002: ID 0bda:8153 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus ...
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konig wireless webcam not working

I am trying to configure a wireless webcam that I found home on Ubuntu and possibly then raspbian. I didn't found much on google.. model is Konig CMP WEBCAM 100. When I connect the usb dongle and ...
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Web cam not getting detected

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Previously it was Windows. Earlier my laptop's webcam was working fine, but now it isn't. I don't think it's due to hardware failure. It's ...
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Camera dual boot

I have a dual boot installed on my (Asus) laptop with ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10. Everything seems to work fine except for my webcam. If I go to windows, shut down and start ubuntu, my webcam doesn't ...
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How do I get hardware info about my laptop camera?

I want to know if there is any way to extract hardware specific information about the built-in webcam in my system from the Ubuntu command line. Basically, I want to extract the field of view and ...
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enabling the lenovo E450 webcam on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I cannot have my webcam enabled when using Skype. I think ubuntu hasn't recognized it yet. Is there a way to fix this up?
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USB Webcam does not show picture in Skype, but in Cheese it shows

I have a USB Webcam from Trust. with installed and detected driver for Linux does not show picture in Skype, but in Cheese it shows. How to fix the problem, so that the webcam shows picture also in ...
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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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Dell Inspiron webcam not working on Ubuntu

I have a dell inspiron 15R 5520 laptop and I recently installed ubuntu 15.10. The webcam doesn't show up on cheese or skype.
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How to implement webcomponents in ubuntu

To configure the camera hikvision need the support of web components in the browser. How to implement this on ubuntu?
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 webcam upside down google chrome

I am quiet new in Ubuntu world. I found lots of solutions for skype flipped image. Actually lots of them are not working properly or you have to do same process again and again. My problem is about ...
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No video device found on Acer VN7-591: Ubuntu 15.10

The Acer Nitro does not have a function button for enabling/disabling webcam. (At least I don't see a function button with a camera icon). I even installed GTK UVC Video Viewer and it gives me "No ...
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Integrated Webcam in Dell 1464 does not work in ubuntu 14.04

The integrated webcam in Dell 1464 laptop is not working in ubuntu 14.04. lsusb outputs the following Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0c45:641d Microdia 1.3 MPixel Integrated Webcam thanks in advance.
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Integrated Webcam Sony Vaio VPC EH14FM problem

I am new to ubuntu and since installing it on my Vaio the webcam no longer works. I have tried looking at many forums for the answer but none seem to work. For example using cheese or vlc or Skype ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Asus UX51 Webcam issue

all! Just faced an issue with integrated webcam on my asus ux51. It seems that it also cause the system freeze on wake after hibernate. Here is what I've got from /var/log/syslog Nov 22 11:28:49 ...
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Xeoma audio recording Issues

I'm trying to setup a motion detection server with XEOMA. Just need to record any motion on my parking spot. In simple words... "Oh!, I see something moving near my car, I'll record it". No need to ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: USB ports and Webcam not working after apt-get upgrade

Hi there, this is just my second post so I apologize for any imprecision. And thanks in advance for your help!! I have an Acer Aspire E1-572 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and after performing an upgrade: ...
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Guvcview Error “No video device found”

I am trying to use my SJCAM SJ4000 as a webcam, when i launch guvcview to record it i get the error "No video device found" i tried the same camera in VLC and it works fine, any ideas? Im running ...
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Streaming to an external server

I have to stream a webcam using an external server. That is, with my laptop I have to send the content of a webcam to an external server which will make a live stream of the webcam. The server use the ...
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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 install Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Ubuntu 15.04

someone can help me install: how to install Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 Ubuntu 15.04 its installed, just not working on skype.
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Help with Compiling a Driver with Kubuntu 15.10

I am trying to compile up a webcam driver for my old HP Pavilion. I have done this before with previous version of ubuntu, but now its having problems finding videodev.h. I have done the following: ...
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How can I change the webcam that MPlayer uses?

I can use mplayer -vo png -frames 1 tv:// to take a picture with my laptop's built-in webcam and save it to the hard drive. I want MPlayer to use my USB webcam instead of the laptop's built-in ...
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What command can I use to change the output location of MPlayer?

I'm using mplayer -vo png -frames 1 tv:// to make MPlayer take a single shot from my webcam. Currently, it saves it to the desktop. What command can I use to make it save the file to /var/www/html ...
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How to get my integrated webcam to show up in the USB bus?

I've been trying to get my HP DV7-6135dx's integrated webcam (HP TrueVision HD) to show up to be used. But, it won't even show up in the USB bus, so I can't do anything with it. I think OV51x is gonna ...
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Linux cannot recognize webcam

I have 2 Ubuntu`s in my laptop in two different partitions with common /home (14.10 32bit and 15.04 64bit), I am trying tu run my webcam using cheese and in both systems it wrotes me "No device ...
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Unable to recognize webcam

After some time, I want to use my webcam (built in laptop) again, but in /dev/ there is no file called video*, what should I do? I tried cheese, but it wrote "No device found". Few months ago ...
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Skype Camera not working in 15.04

my camera is not working in skype. I tried to use: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib32/libv4l/v4l1compat.so /usr/bin/skype which led to the following error message (skype started anyway): ERROR: ld.so: object ...
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Webcam not found on Lenovo Thinkpad E550

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a new Thinkpad E550. Webcam is not found. Works fine in windows. Have tried GTK instead of Cheese. Have tried Ubuntu 15.
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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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Skype: Very high ping while using webcam

I recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I'm using Skype daily while working. The problem I'm facing is very high ping while my camera's video is open. Normally my ping is around 45ms while Skype ...
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Alternatives to Cheese [closed]

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and I find Cheese very basic, are there any alternatives (I have already read this Anything better than Cheese for video capture?, however that is only really on video ...
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Full-screen Wine with cheese or guvcview

My question is pretty simple. If I am running a fullscreen application under Wine (let's say, a game), how can I make sure that a webcam previewer such as guvcview or cheese stays on top and sticks ...
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Webcam not working properly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and my webcam is not working properly. It sometimes works on it while at other times it does not. I'm not able to figure out what is the problem here. Can someone help ?
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Playing the recorded video with gstreamer in kdenlive and VLC failed

I have a gstreamer pipeline to record Video+Audio from a Webcam as below: gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src device=/dev/video1 ! 'image/jpeg, width=1920, height=1080, framerate=30/1' \ ! jpegparse ! jpegdec ! ...
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How do i know what webcam driver to install?

I have a built in webcam for my laptop, I open Guvcveiw and it tells me the correct driver is not installed. I Don't know how this happens, or how to fix it, but my sister has the same exact computer ...
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How can I get my Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 to work in Ubuntu 14.04.3

The image from my new Microsoft LifeCam HD-3000 will freeze right after I click "Record a Video" in Cheese and then appear to be recording normally. However, when I try to play the video in VLC it ...
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Capturing an “HD” video from Webcam using gstreamer pipeline is failed

I have a simple pipeline which is supposed to capture a video stream (+audio) from a webcam in JPEG and put it into a .mts container, but at the end when I try to play the file (using ffplay) or ...
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Installed google hangouts plugin, cam not detected

I'm a n00b, so please ELI5 answers. I was using firefox hello and my cam was working fine, then it muted my video on its own. I closed it and tried to use google hangouts. Had to install the plugin. ...
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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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Built-in webcam not working on Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Thinkpad E450

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Thinkpad E450. The system can't see the webcam, it's not found when I turn on Cheese or Skype, neither when I try to list it using lsusb. It works fine on Windows ...
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Rotate a Video in gstreamer pipeline

I have this pipeline to record from two webcams simultaneously: gst-launch-1.0 -v v4l2src device=/dev/video0 num-buffers=300\ ! "video/x-raw,width=800,height=600,framerate=30/1" ! videorate\ ! ...