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Webcam won't capture video. Listed in lsusb & key is found in /proc/bus/input/devices/ but the device is not found in /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices

Not a resolution or permissions issue either. I'm not sure about the sigififance of it being listed under lsusb and /proc/.../devices but not /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices. For example, cheese won't ...
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ubuntu 14.04 webcam does work but not properly

First, I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. I'm using ubuntu 14.04 on vmware and now trying to use my webcam c170 Webcam is successfully connected I guess, I checked with lsusb ...
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Webcam not working in Kubuntu 15.04, but is listed in lsusb

I am on a desktop machine that runs dual boot Win10/Kubuntu 15.10 and I have a Logitech C310 Webcam. The problem is that while the webcam works fine in Windows, it currently does not work in my ...
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Webcam doesn't work in browser…?

I'm running the latest version of Ubuntu, and I have a Dell Sp2009wfd monitor with built in microphone and webcam. I've gotten the microphone working on mumble and on sound recorder, and I've gotten ...
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Why does my webcam mess up like this?

Most of the time (but not always) when I am in a video call, the video has two sorts of overlay images, like in the examples below (cropped from original whole program window). One overlay is a ...
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Integrated webcam not detected after update to 14.04

Yesterday I updated my Thinkpad T530 from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (both x64). Since then the integrated webcam is not working anymore. I tried to use it with Skype and Google Hangouts, but it says that ...
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How do you zoom in and out while on a Skype call?

I am using a Logitech Webcam Pro 9000 and Skype 2.2.0.25 and Ubuntu 11.04. I can not figure out how to zoom in and out during a video chat, although it is possible under windows using Logitech's ...
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Run PS2 eyetoy camera on ubuntu 14.04

What do I need to do to connect a Sony PS2 eyetoy camera to a Dell laptop (Ubuntu 14.04) or a Pandaboard (Ubuntu 12.04)?
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where can i find webcam SC-10HDD12636P driver for samsung laptop

Hi i have samsung laptop with micro media web cam SC-10HDD12636P i looked every where for driver but but no hope also i tried to click on VM >> removable devices >> micro media web cam ...
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How to make my camera on my MAC work in virtual box [duplicate]

I have a built in webcam on my Macbook Pro. I have a virtual box running Windows and also another running ubuntu on it. How can I get my built in camera to work in my Windows or Ubuntu VM? No, it is ...
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Ubuntu Webcam does not work on Google Hangouts or Skype

I installed my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside my Windows system. It's a ThinkPad E555 laptop. I just tried to use Skype and Google Hangouts today but could not get my built-in webcam to work. I would like ...
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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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Simple question about my webcam data

Can i get access to my webcam data? Like a real digital recording system? if this was already answered just tell me nicely, i'm newbie!
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Hardware Accelerated video encoding with Motion

In the thread How can I access the H264 stream from my IP-camera with “Motion”? one advice given by MrDave was "to trigger an external recording application to record the main H264 stream in the ...
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Is there any REAL Skype alternative where I can add my Skype friends (without asking them to join to a new app)?

I have installed Skype but, despite the recent updates, it still seems to have bugs. Anyway, I am looking for an alternative for it, and I saw from internet that there are plenty of Open Source ...
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I cannot get my webcam to work on ubuntu 15.04

webcam type : GEMBIRD usb webcam webcam ID : 1908:2311 Program Used: cheese error message: libv4l2: error turning on stream: Input/output error (cheese:6118): cheese-WARNING **: Could not read from ...
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Cheese “Error playing video” problem

Cheese isn't working for me in Ubuntu 14.04. When I open it, no picture is displayed, instead I get the following screen: .
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How to install a Logitech c310 webcam?

I bought a new Logitech C310 webcam. I don't know how to install it on Ubuntu. I am trying to install this software through the terminal window. wine /media/LWS_2_0/Setup.exe but its showing as ...
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How do I use Microsoft LiveChat LX-3000?

Work gave me a LifeChat LX-3000 headset. I plugged it in, and now Mixer shows it in a bunch of options. But it doesn't matter which one I select, I can't get sound to go out to the device, not even ...
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Can a Nikon DSLR work as a webcam in Ubuntu?

What is the best way to connect my Nikon D5300 to Ubuntu? If I run lsusb, I got this result Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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Legacy Webcam + Ubuntu 14.04

Recently I migrated my desktop computer from Windows 7 to Ubuntu. I can't make it recognize WebCam (Creative PD1001). There's no stock driver, I but found this sourceforge project which supports my ...
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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 ...
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Special question if a Specific function already exists or if I have to Program it myself. (just information I don't want anyone to program it for me)

Ok... I 'll explain it again in a way that is easier to understand: I got a Kinect Sensor (like a Webcam but with a depth sensor) from Xbox 360, it is already connected and sends what it sees with the ...
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Ubuntu does not detect any usb port, wifi, ethernet or webcam

I have dual booted ubuntu with windows 10. When I first time booted ubuntu everything was working fine.I installed a few packages using dpkg and then I booted up Windows and then again ubuntu. At that ...
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How do I install video4linux2 in Ubuntu 12.10, and do I need to?

I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and I am trying to get a couple of old external USB webcams working on my laptops. The built-in laptop webcams work ...
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Webcam in VirtualBox (Ubuntu Guest/Ubuntu Host)

I have already read the following questions: Unable to start webcam in Ubuntu + Virtual Box Use my webcam with Ubuntu running in VirtualBox Integrated webcam cannot be used in VirtualBox Guest XP ...
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How do I make firefox hello recognize my usb webcam?

I have a labtec usb webcam. It works well with cheese. It doesn't work with firefox hello. lsusb output Bus 002 Device 004: ID 093a:2626 Pixart Imaging, Inc.
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Monitor Ubuntu web camera on Android

I want to monitor web camera on Ubuntu to my android. What application can I use? I like iCam but it works ony on windows. Thanks in advance!
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Firefox getusermedia not working

Firefox 45 is having trouble using an HTML5 webcam on my Ubuntu server installation (and it has indeed worked on my regular Ubuntu desktop install as well as Windows if that matters). I'm not sure ...
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My speaker from camera don't work on skype?

I have download skype on Ubuntu Software Centar and my speaker won't work here a screen shot.Camera works. ...
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webcam not detected in Ubuntu 14.04.4

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 x64 in my Lenvo G50-70 laptop. The webcam is not detected by any applications. I tried Cheese, Skype etc, but all showed error saying "No device found". Please help. Here is ...
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how do I turn off webcam brightness auto-adjust?

My Logitech webcamera adjusts brightness automatically and I don't like it. I wonder how I could turn this feature off from ubuntu. I downloaded v4l2ucp that seems to be a program to do just that, but ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 webcam flipped chrome

I'm Using Ubuntu 15.10. Google Chrome - Any page where I need to use webcam shows an upside down image. I have already tried: LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so google-chrome ...
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How to disable integrated webcam on ubuntu?

I have a notebook Dell Inspiron Model 14 3437-A30 and in my gtalk appears that the camera is turned on and is automatically turned on, but the light is not on. Also, unfortunately there is no keyboard ...
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Webcam / Video Playback Problems in Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I have tried both Cheese and guvcview. The vids play back fine in the recording apps themselves, but when I load them up in VLC, OpenShot, or Cinelerra, all I get is the initial frame (frozen) and the ...
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Use a Canon camcoder as webcam

I have a Canon LEGRIA HF R606 camcoder and I would like to connect it to my computer to stream live videos (e.g. in Google Hangouts or anything else), so basically using it as webcam. It's not clear ...
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Webcam stopped working

I think there was an update that messed it up, because it was working with Google Hangouts and now nothing will detect it. I have a Dell Studio 1537 that I'm running Ubuntu Wiley on. videodev ...
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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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Problem with web camera and Tinychat

Hi I can't broadcast on Tinychat. I installed flash and I can run my camera in GNOME Cheese. Only Tinychat don't work. Can somebody help?
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Running a webcam with built-in mic in Skype - Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, While using Skype it will happily pickup my webcam feed, but can't seem to get the mic working. In Skype's audio settings I only get one option, which is "pulse audio" seems ...
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Webcam works only after restart

I have a Lenovo G510 with a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04.10. The problem is, whenever I start my laptop, my webcam is not detected. I tried lsusb (-v) and it's not listed. Only if I restart my ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 cheese booth not detect webcam

Cheese Booth shows an error: There was an error playing video from the webcam I test if webcam works fine or not by opening google hangout, its works fine. Please tell, what is the issue in ...
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errors on cam survey

I am getting the following error: Failed to load resource: net::ERR_FAILED chrome-extension://fmfcbgogabcbclcofgocippekhfcmgfj/cast_sender.js Failed to load resource: net::ERR_FAILED ...
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USB Webcam problems

I have logitech webcam, and i am having some problems to use it correctly. I am writing a program with OpenCV, and i want to control some parameters of the camera, such exposure, focus and frame size. ...
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Logitech C920 webcam on Ubuntu 14.04 hesitates / chops every 3 seconds

My Logitech HD Pro C920 webcam on Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) runs out of the box (thanks to UVC, if I understand correctly), video and audio are sharp and clean, but only for 3 seconds... The video (audio ...
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Recording Lenovo Easy Camera with ffmpeg - framerate too low

Does anybody have a glue why I can't get ffmpeg to record my webcam higher than 8 fps, with ffmpeg? I've tried Cheese and GUVCView, under various settings. GUVCView only records a still picture, and ...
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Cheese wont die

Im trying to figure out a problem Im having with a motion server, and a given CCD camera, on /dev/video0 So, I had been viewing the camera stream using cheese. But now cheese has hung up, and wont ...
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Error while using webcam with cheese in ubuntu 14.04

When I start cheese in the terminal, cheese throws this error: libv4l2: error got 4 consecutive frame decode errors, last error: v4l-convert: libjpeg error: End Of Image (cheese:3077): ...
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Packages for webcam,audio and video in ubuntu 14.04

I tried to use integrated webcam in ubuntu 14.04 but that didn't work. So I attached a logitech webcam. I have installed cheese but sometimes error like "corrupted jpeg frame" occurs. Also when I ...