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Can't make a video call with skype

I have installed skype (4.2) on my lubuntu and it is working just fine for text chat and voice calls. However, when i try to tap the video icon inside a call, it does nothing. The other side can not ...
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How can I disable the LED lights of a USB webcam?

I would like to disable the LED Lights on my V4L usb webcam. I would like to know if there is a generic method/way to handle that.
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Two to Three webcams simultaneously running

Is it possible to use 2-3 different webcams in a laptop simultaneously? If it is, what is the application to use? Also, i want to use a webcam through USB but my laptop can't detect it. The built-in ...
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webcam studio 13.04

I need to stream with watermarks. People say I need to use webcam studio to do that It installs but when I open it the only thing I have is "The module webcamstudio is not loaded. Virtual webcam ...
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send visuals to screen

I have a 3d printer, and web cam. The camera is all zoomed in on the printer, and the screen it currently displays on faces the street. I can set it all up, so ppl can view the printer as it prints ...
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installing webcam driver on acer 5740 laptop

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit on my Acer 5740(laptop) i3 processor. My webcam is not working. Which driver is required to install so as to make my webcam work properly?
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Webcam upside down when using skype

When I use skype my video is upside down. But when I use Google hangouts or cheese it is fine. How do I fix this? I have tried many things and nothing ever has worked. My laptop is a Asus K53E.
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Webcam doesn't work on a Eee PC 1000

This is a built in webcam. Skype nor any other application sees it. I am running the latest version 13.04. Anyone have any solution to the problem?
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Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Builtin Webcam does not work in 12.04

I bought a Lenevo IdeaPad Y500. I erase its windows and install Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS on it. I can not use my webcam on my laptop. I check Skype and guvcview non of them can detect my webcam. The ...
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What software could I use to do video surveillance?

I'm trying to set up a video surveillance system at home. Is there a software system out there that is easy enough for a beginner/basic user of 12.04 to set up and use? I've been attempting to ...
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I have a HP Webcam model number EW1933AA, and I'm trying to get it to work on Ubuntu 13.04

I have the above mentioned webcam, and since I can't afford to go buy a new one at the moment I need this one to be working. It's really for Skype. This really being my first go at Linux. I'm not ...
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KWorld VS-USB2800D USB Video Capture

Problems getting this video capture device to work. I bought this one because a reviewer on Newegg said it works with Linux. xawtv works (I get video) but if I try to go full-screen, or to expand ...
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How to make the inbuilt webcam on HP Pavilion G4 work?

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I tried to use Google Hangouts to check if my webcam works fine or not. It does not work at all, infact it's not working using cheese either. I tried to install ...
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Webcam Not working on Ubuntu 13.04

I got a hp probook 4430's 64 GB laptop I install the program and now my web-cam not working anymore any suggestions?
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Webcam issues… Puzzling

Since upgrading to 13.04, my webcam is no longer functioning in Skype. Audio still works, video does not. Issuing the lsusb command in a terminal shows: Bus 001 Device 002: ID 1058:1100 Western ...
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Asus 1015PD laptop web cam doesn't work on Ubuntu 13.04

I have an Asus 1015PD eee pc. It has a azurwave web cam and it does not work on Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.04. I am trying to solve this for a few months and if i can not i have to give up on Ubuntu. please ...
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Webcam not found on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS

Using cheese/skype on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS, my webcam is not found. My last (successfully) use of the webcam with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS dated back to two moths ago. The output of lsusb confirms that the ...
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Is it possible to use Logitech c310 webcam full-featured?

Through the software Cheese or other softwares in the Software Center, I can't take photos with the resolution 5 mega-pixels, can't use motion-detect,pan,tilt and zoom.Is it possible to use these ...
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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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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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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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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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LD_PRELOAD fails with Skype [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Segmentation fault (core dumped) webcam [duplicate]

When I try to use Skype, Cheese or set up the video input for my webcam it abruptly closes. Having the Terminal opened, I found out that it is giving me the error: Segmentation fault (core dumped) and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo G580 > built-in (web)cam not recognized [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo G580. Now I noticed that the built-in (web)cam is not being recognized. Does anybody know how to fix this and get the webcam running? Any help is appreciated! ...
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V4L2 change default setting?

I can successfully change the value of the setting I want with v4l2-ctl --set-ctrl=exposure_auto_priority=1 but I want to know how to make that the default setting, the default is 0, which leaves my ...
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Webcam appears black in Skype, Acer Aspire V3-571G

My webcam functions normally on Flash, Cheese, etc. However in Skype, it appears black. My laptop is Acer Aspire V3-571G. Anyone know how to fix it?