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Calibrate the color profile for webcam

I'm using 12.10 Gnome. And I can't get my WebCam to work. This is the message I get when press the Calibrate... button: Installing packages by files isn't supported. This method hasn't yet been ...
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Unable to use Webcam in Compaq Presario CQ62

I have a Compaq Presario CQ62, I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.4, I am unable to get my built in webcam to work in chat rooms etc. I downloaded Camorama, it worked once, then refused to connect ...
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Why is my webcam not detected on my Dell E6400?

My webcam is not detected on my Dell E6400 laptop. Neither Skype, nor Cheese, nor Camora detects it. It is turned on in the CMOS, but lsusb doesn't see it.
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RocketFish Webcam not working on 13.04 after reboot

Maybe someone can help. I installed my RocketFish webcam on my 13.04 install and it worked till I rebooted. Now it is not recognized and I can't figure out way. I did not change anything just ...
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how do I get webcam to work on my lg x120 in lubuntu 13.04?

first time noob so dont be hard on me :) I recently installed Lubuntu 13.04 on an old LG x120 netbook, everything works fine except the webcam. tested it in skype, google hangouts and cheese. the ...
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Toshiba a305 webcam doesn't work

I have a Toshiba satellite laptop and did a fresh install of ubuntu 13.04 and my web cam isn't working even after installing cheese. I tried installing skype and that didn't work either. also google ...
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Macbook iSight not working

I've tried to get my iSight camera working but for some reason don't know what's wrong. I've followed the instructions on both: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MactelSupportTeam/AppleiSight and ...
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How do I use a Gearhead WCF2600HDBLU camera?

I have a "Gearhead WCF2600HDBLU" camera and I'm trying to get it to work in Ubuntu 13.04. It is a known-working camera, and lsusb has the following relevant output: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0ac8:3420 ...
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Webcam is not working

I am using Dell inspiron n series laptop.I just downloaded Ubuntu 13.04 and now when I open apps like webcam toy on Google chrome I can see nothing but a black screen ! Can anyone help 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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Webcam issue with skype on Lubuntu 13.04

I'm running Lubuntu 13.04 on an Acer netbook A105. I have installed Skype 4.2 on it. Though I can see my webcam working in my video settings, but I can't initiate or join a video call with my video ...
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LD_PRELOAD fails with Skype

I'm trying to run Skype on Ubuntu 13.04, and getting a black void instead of my webcam input, when my webcam works with other applications such as Cheese. The traditional solution is to run ...
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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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How do I get drivers for the web cam on my Toshiba Satellite C855?

I am a new user to ubuntu (and linux for that matter). I am aware that a lot of my drivers and controls for the computer hardware did not re-install once I loaded ubuntu. I am curious if drivers exist ...
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Where is the GUVCVIEW configuration file?

I had GUVCVIEW working once before. it suddenly quit working. This is the error I receive........ bt_audio_service_open: connect() failed: Connection refused (111) bt_audio_service_open: connect() ...
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How to fix v4l2 Input/output error, vostro 1510 ubuntu 13.04 64bits?

I clean install upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 64btis, but the cheese and simplecv are no longer functioning properly. In previous versions of Ubuntu, everything worked normally. By running the two ...
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My web cam is not working

My web cam device has suddenly stopped working without any reason. Even it worked some days ago. Its saying that, "no device found". What should i do ? I'm currently using Acer Aspire 5100 Notebook. ...
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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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Laptop restarts on installing ubuntu 12.10, Webcam issue

When I try to install Ubuntu from a live CD, the computer always restarts at a step where I have to chose my account picture or snap myself from a web-cam. At that step the installer loads my web-cam ...
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Webcam software [duplicate]

I am keen to use my web cam but can not find any suitable software to facilitate this, could someone please suggest any other applications? I have tried the software site associated with the Ubuntu ...
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How to change resolution in cVLC?

I was trying to get a webcam feed set up with VLC (via the command line,) and I cobbled together the following command: cvlc v4l2:// : v4l2-vdev="/dev/video0" --sout ...
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Logitech C310 webcam not working well with Guvcview and Cheese

I just bought a new webcam, Logitech C310. It doesn't work well with either Guvcview or Cheese with their default settings, under Ubuntu 12.04. The recorded video and audio are not synchronized in ...
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ffserver troubleshooting. streaming video from ubuntu server

I have a raring ring-tail server, which I want to stream video from an attached USB webcam. I have followed this guide to install ffmpeg, ffserver, and numerous codecs. ...
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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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Webcam not detected in Google hangots

How can I get my Logitech C110 to work with Google Hangouts in 13.04 on my Toshiba laptop? Integrated webcam works. Logitech C110 does not turn on. Have cheese installed Logitech C110 tests fine, but ...
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Need a way to start web cam recording at specific time

I have a laptop with an integrated camera and I want to write a script that will record a 10 minute video when the clock reaches a certain time. What apps/commands can I use to achieve this?
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External webcam for

I have a Toshiba laptop with built in web cam and a Logitech web cam for my big screen TV. On video calls the built in cam works. can I switch this feature to the external web cam. How can I get my ...
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Skype video feeds not showing

Skype video feeds show up as a green box. The webcam is a Microsoft lifecam but that should'nt matter because the camera works in cheese webcam both and the person i am skyping can see me. I thought ...
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msi wind notebook webcam not recognized

Upon trying to place a video call using Skype, I have found out that the webcam is disabled or not recognized. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The model of the laptop is msi Wind Notebook U100,Model ...
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Webcam isnt detected/working 12.04

I have a HP Pavilion laptop with a built in webcam which isn't being detected in Ubuntu 12.04. I have referred to this solution but I don't have a camera button on my keyboard as described in that ...
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How can I use a webcam with VLC media player?

When I use webcam in VLC and hit play this is what I get; Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL 'v4l2://'. Check the log for details. Does anyone know where to find this log ...
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Camorama could not connect: check connection

I have an emachine E525 with an Acer Suyin webcam built in. I was trying to use Camorama, but it says it cannot connect. The camera works though through v4l.
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12.04 - USB 2.0 Microdia Sonix Camera isn't working

I have an emachines e520 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 and the camera isn't working. Skype and Guvcview both do not detect the camera. This is the lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Laptop webcam doesn't work?

I have an E-Machine E525 that I have just put Ubuntu 10.0.4 on. All other devices seem to be working well but the Acer Suyan built in web cam doesn't work so well. Any packages that might help would ...
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Is it possible to use a Symbian based Nokia phone as a webcam via USB?

I have a Nokia E6 with Symbian Belle and a PC running Ubuntu 12.04. Is it possible to use a Symbian based Nokia phone as a webcam via USB?
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Problems with PS3 camera driver step by step

I'm trying to find a good step by step to install the correct driver for a PS3 camera On Ubunto 10.04 LTS (Linux CNC version) I tried a number of your step by steps if found on line ...
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Samsung Ultrabook - builtin webcam - how to access and take pics?

My Samsung 900x running Ubuntu 12.04 has a camera above the screen. How do I access it? Turn it on/off? I can't find any app in setting that does this. lsusb shows: $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 001: ID ...
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I can't use my webcam SC-0311139N samsung serie 3 2232:1020 ubuntu 13.04

my ubuntu 13.04 instalation can't detect the correct driver for my webcam on my samsung laptop np300. I googled a lot but i couldn't find any solution, there is one? Thanks in advance! UPDATE: with ...
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How to check the working condition of my webcam

Cheese web cam booth is showing "no Divice Found". I have to understand - is the program is at fault or web cam itself.
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Webcam not recognized

I installed the new version the ubuntu 13.04 but my webcam is not detected. I use social networks like Skype to communicate with my family and people at work. I do not think solution of my problem. I ...
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Can't detect USB camera

I had two Logitech cameras in which they are connected and working properly. But when they are connected by using two 10meter wires they are not working. What could be the reason.
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Sound problem with GUVCVideo

I've just installed GUVCVideo (since Cheese was working very badly). At first it worked just fine, but after about 10 minutes it stopped recording sound. It does this by unckecking the box that says ...
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Webcam not recognized in MSI GE60 0ND (Free Dos)

On MSI GE60 0ND the HD integrated webcam is not recognized with ubuntu 13.04. I read that on windows 8 the driver is included, but I don't know I don't have this OS...
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Webcam not recognized in 13.04

Halp. I'm completely new to Ubuntu. Just made the switch from windows 7 (ugh) to the newest 13.04 It was a little bit of a learning curve, but now that I've got it down (for the most part). I'm ...
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Internal webcam not recognised

I have a Samsung Series 7 Chronos, model number NP700Z5C-SO2UB, with Ubuntu 13.04, and the internal webcam doesn't work. Following advice for others who had similar problems I installed Cheese, and ...
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Does a Logitech C170 webcam work in Ubuntu 13.04?

I have a C170 webcam with integrated mic. In Cheese I can take pictures and video but the sound is not present in videos. In GTK UVC does not work at all. However with Skype everything is OK. Can ...
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How to get webcam working with skype on Ubuntu 13.04?

In the past I was able to get my webcam working with Skype using the fix described here: Skype video not working after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 It meant starting skype with: ...
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No video from video0 after deleted headers and repaired 12.04 server

I have spent enough time trying to figure this out. I need someone with a deeper understanding of the relationship between, em28xx, video0, v4l2 and the Motion video capture package (or any other I ...
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Acer crystal eye webcam stopped working

I'm not sure what went wrong, or what I did. But one day it suddenly wasn't working. In Cheese Webcam Booth it shows a black screen. The little camera light next to the webcam isn't switched on. In ...
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No webcam detected fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell Vostro 3460

Ubuntu 11.10 and 12.04 webcam is detected bu Ubuntu instalator. Why ubuntu 13.04 regressed in this matter? How to install this webcam?