Questions related to webcam setup/configuration. Please mention your model/make of webcam when asking questions.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
94 views

Integrated webcam is not detected after every restart in 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu14.04 in Lenovo Thinkpad E520 and after every time I restart my system, integrated webcam is not detected. Cheese webcam booth is installed and it displays No device found message at ...
2
votes
1answer
159 views

Where's the settings/preferences in Cheese photo booth?

My built in camera doesn't work well, it's damage and have crappy and blurry result, so I use a Logitech webcam. Since I can switch the cams in Skype, I think the same option should be there for ...
2
votes
1answer
187 views

Access webcam on server

I have a couple of webcams connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 server by USB. Now I would like to access them from my client (Linux, Mac, Windows). What would be the best way to do that? Are there any ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

Taking video and snapshots simultaneously using a webcam

I'm trying to do something fairly specific and I was wondering if anyone had some suggestions for ways to do it. I'm working on a program and for it I need an application to do the following ...
0
votes
0answers
438 views

FFmpeg rc buffer underflow

I have a problem with running ffmpeg+ffserver on my old laptop which has 1.7 Pentium 4 Single Core CPU. FFmpeg causing high CPU usage up-to 100% while running it produces "rc buffer underflow" error ...
0
votes
0answers
89 views

desynchronized audio with video after recording a webcam (With avconv 11-6:11-1 )

Giving the following function, I recorded a Logitech C525 webcam stream with sound and that gives me an unsynchronized video with sound. It progressively delay till 15 seconds on 1h30... I have now ...
1
vote
0answers
74 views

Thinkpad edge e535 Ubuntu 12.04 issues

I have a lenovo thinkpad edge e535 AMD A8 laptop. I purchased it a couple of years ago with Windows 7 preinstalled. Before a couple of months, I decided to install Ubuntu on this laptop for several ...
0
votes
1answer
227 views

Can't enable integrated webcam with function keys or via BIOS

I'm on 14.04 and I can't activate the integrated webcam on my Medion Akoya P6630 laptop. Usually, this is done with Fn+F9, but this does not work. Other function key combinations (Sleep, Brightness, ...
2
votes
0answers
158 views

How to set webcam video as desktop background?

I use a webcam to monitor inbound traffic, etc. for my office and would like to be able to set my desktop background to be a live feed from my webcam on my secondary or both monitors. How would one ...
0
votes
1answer
167 views

skype conference call problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit version. I have installed Skype 4.3.0.37. I can call anyone. But when I try for conference call, my video device does not work and my friends on the call can see that my ...
0
votes
0answers
279 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
97 views

Skype not detecting webcam and microphone, while Audacity does

I have a Logitech Quickcam Vision Pro (Quickcam Pro 9000) and Skype doesn't detect it. When I start pavucontrol, the only place I can find the microphone is in "Configuration", where it is listed as: ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

Can't enable laptop webcam and bluetooth with fn keys

I already researched a bit and tried some solutions like editing /etc/grub/default with: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet acpi_osi=" And: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet acpi_osi=Linux" But ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

See processes which use device

I have this (hopefully) irrational fear someone might hijack my webcam, especially since some of my colleagues started to put some tape around theirs. For some reason I am sometimes not able to ...
0
votes
0answers
128 views

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920 in kdenlive crashes after 1 second

In Kubuntu 14.10 in kdenlive, when recording from a Logitech HD Pro Webcam C920, recording works for 1 second, then freezes. When stopping recording, kdenlive reports the video as "invalid", and the ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

Gstream video stream error

I'm trying to stream webcam video from one computer to another with low or zero latency. I used the following command. Sender: gst-launch-1.0 v4l2src ! video/x-raw,width=640,height=480 ! x264enc ! ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

How to get the port of my webcam?

I have an integrated webcam on my laptop and I need to see the video stream outside my LAN. So how can I get the port of my integrated webcam ?
1
vote
0answers
100 views

How to enable WebCam in a browser?

My built-in WebCam on a Compaq 615 works in Skype and cheese, but doesn't work using a browser in chats like omegle. I can't enable it. Clicking on the flash player option doesn't do anything. How ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

webcam applications not finding webcam

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and every time I open cheese or any other web-cam program, they do not detect my web-cam device. cheese displays an error telling me that no camera was found. what should I ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Webcam old vaio not detected

I'm runnin ubuntu on a VGN-CR150F and my webcam is not detected. I'm not sure if there's a way to work this out. I've seen many solutions for different vaio versions but not for mine. Thanks
0
votes
0answers
88 views

Webcam works with cheese, but not in chrome

I have a HP dv7t-6c00 running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The webcam works when I try it from cheese, but when I try it from Chrome at webcamtoy.com all I get is a black picture. In chrome I select "Use ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Recommend FOSS Webcam Sharing Software

This question feels lousy to ask but... I am just having the hardest time finding software that can let me share what my USB webcam sees with my co-workers on a LAN. Cheese is popular but it seems ...
0
votes
0answers
85 views

Integrated webcam is not detected on alienware m14x

It seems my Ubuntu 14.10 won't detect integrated webcam. Each of those commands give no output: sudo lsusb | grep -i cam sudo lspci | grep -i cam sudo lshw | grep -i cam
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Webcam not detected on samsung series 7, Samsung-Tools has webcam set to “last status” but can't be changed

Ok, so it's taken me some time to find as much information as I've put together but here we go. I have a Samsung Series 7 laptop with elementary OS luna. The webcam is absolutely not detected, ...
0
votes
0answers
247 views

Ubuntu 14.04: Integrated webcam not working

This issue seems to have a lot of unanswered questions. From the top: System: lenovo T420. webcam is enabled in BIOS. Originally installed with 12.10, no issues with the webcam then--it worked fine. ...
0
votes
1answer
151 views

fswebcam multiply Devices [closed]

Im new to Ubuntu. I try to capture images with fswebcam and 2 webcams. Operating System is Raspbian on a Bananapi. GD library is installed. lsusb find both webcams. tried following code: sudo ...
1
vote
0answers
87 views

How to get my webcam working on Skype?

My HP webcam doesn't work on Skype. I have Ubuntu version 14.01 and I don't really want to buy an external webcam. Can anybody please help?
0
votes
1answer
135 views

Logitech Webcam C270 sound to start slow

I have a Logitech C270 webcam on Ubuntu 14.04 for use with Skype (4.3.0.37). The webcam video works flawlessly, but sound always needs about 5 minutes and/or a couple of other things to work. What I ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Logitech c310 with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

I am currently trying to use my Logitech c310 camera with Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS but have gotten no where with it. I have built and installed the uvc drivers. All i need to do is take a picture any ...
1
vote
0answers
78 views

No webcam detected on dell

I recently acquired a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop, model PP29L reference No 07146. It was running Windows Vista with no problems. I decided to get rid of Vista and installed Kubuntu 14.10 32bit. After ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
182 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Asus K52Jr webcam notification LED always lit

I have been using Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus K52Jr notebook for some time now, and this always bothered me. The webcam's LED is always lit (on Windows it only lights up if it's in use), and I'm concerned ...
1
vote
2answers
347 views

How to install the default Ubuntu webcam driver?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 lts and a Android tv box that I managed to install a slimmed down Ubuntu desktop 14.04 lts. When I plug my Microsoft lifecam into my laptop it works out ...
1
vote
1answer
134 views

Sony Vaio Ricoh Webcam not working

I've been stumped by this for a couple of days now trying to get my webcam on my laptop working with my Ubuntu. It is a dual booted Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 if that matters for anything. My webcam works ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

How do I get my built in hp web cam to broadcast online

I have a hp6530b laptop. This comes with a built in webcam. I am not able to broadcast at all. When I click to broadcast the box should pop up asking for my permission. All that pops up is a blank ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

How do I install drivers for a Logitech webcam?

I have tried to set up a Logitech C270 webcam, and it will not work even though this webcam is one on a list of compatible webcams. How do I get the drivers for this webcam?
2
votes
1answer
207 views

built-in webcam and microphone not working (12.02 and 14.04)

Today for some reason I've realized that my webcam and microphone are not working any more, I've decided to upgrade to 14.04 (using that as an excuse, and assuming that after it the problem would be ...
-1
votes
1answer
129 views

Kubuntu 14.04 webcam failure

i'm running kubuntu 14.04 on a lenovo t440s. The webcam has working perfectly until a few hours ago. This morning i also did some tests with motion and everything was going smoothly. Now i can't find ...
0
votes
0answers
203 views

Built-in Webcam not working on Ubuntu 14.04

my webcam on my ASUS N750JV-T4033H isn't working in Cheese or Skype. I'm not sure if it's getting recognized, on Skype it tells me that it found a USB2.0 UVC HD Wecam on /dev/video0 but my lsusb ...
4
votes
1answer
414 views

14.10 Image Viewer bug, click>drag pic leaves pointer changed

I just updated from 14.04 to 14.10 yesterday. Today I stumbled on a bug in Image Viewer. Tried to report as per https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/report-ubuntu-bug.html but after "Collecting ...
1
vote
0answers
237 views

How do I load a module that has no signature in ubuntu 12.04?

I've got a custom module for a Mightex camera that has been tested for ubuntu 12.04 which I'm using. I have installed it however something is not working. I think it has to do with this dmesg output: ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Driver written and tested for ubuntu 12.04 doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04, how can I make it work for Ubuntu 14.04?

I was wondering if anyone had any tips for the following problem. I have a Mightex USB webcam and the drivers I have been given (including source code under GNU GPL) say they have been tested and work ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

QEMU/KVM/Virt-Manager: Passthrough of USB Webcam to Windows 7 Enterprise creates “NEC USB HUB”

I am trying to passthrough my USB Webcam into my Windows 7 Enterprise x86-64 QEMU/KVM guest, which is managed by virt-manager. First I lookup the bus/device ID: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 008: ID ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

webcam not working ubuntu 14.04 sony vaio - which avenue to persue. Seen several posts

I have a sony SVT1312C4E ultrabook. Running ubuntu 14.04.1 The webcam used to run under ubuntu 12.04 and 13.04 but with upgrade to 14.04.1 it does not. I have tried to set permissions for video ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

WebCam is not detected

Hello everyone I installed Ubuntu Gnome on my toshiba satellite u920t but I do not detect the WebCam how can I do? I have got a 64 ubuntu lsusb: http://pastebin.com/qQqs9Eya lspci: ...
0
votes
0answers
209 views

Inbuilt Camera not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Inbuilt camera in lenovo laptop not getting detected when I use the cheese webcam booth, I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Please give me step by step procedure as I am new to using Ubuntu.
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Gateway P5WS0 Laptop Webcam not detected

I installed a copy of Ubuntu 14 (x32) on my Gateway P5WS0 Laptop recently. So far I have yet to get the integrated webcam to work. Both Skype and Cheese show some sort of error message. Cheese, it ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

Configure webcam

I see a garbled image when using my web cam using Cheese or Skype using uvcvideo kernel module. I am aware that this is a known bug, but does it have a solution yet? Links: Kernel modules with ...