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There's an application called cheese which can do this. IIRC it's installed by default. If not, you can install it manually using the software center or by typing sudo apt-get install cheese into a terminal window.
You can block it for specific sites: Write in address box about:permissions then Enter Select target site Use the camera: Block Reference: Mozilla Support Forum: What are the camera and microphone permissions? Other way: Visit the target site Right click → View Page Info → Permissions tab Use the camera: Uncheck Use default then Choose ...
I would suggest you use Cheese. It is a webcam program for Ubuntu that supports almost any webcam. You can install it by running the following command in a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T): sudo apt-get install cheese After that, it will display in your installed programs menus.
There is a way to do USB over IP, but it is propriety, costs money and has some quirks (as a USB packet takes about 3 IP packets)... usbnet is the package you need if you really want to do USB over IP. If you just want to stream the webcam on the ground floor to look at your dog from the top floor, VLC is indeed what you need: Step 1: test video capture ...
It's a command line tool, but ffmpeg can do slow motion. If you don't have ffmpeg installed you will probably have to compile it from source (as far as I know there is not a ppa), but it's not difficult to do and it is worth it because ffmpeg is an excellent tool. In terminal, you'd cd to the directory with your video that you want to slow down and use the ...
Have the same model and also the same problem. It seem to be a bug but there is currently no solution for it https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cheese/+bug/1268359
the r5u870 project have been updated. you could go to the project home page and get the new url. the project is hosted on github now. the x86 version works. you can download it by clicking "download zip" in the right area of the github page, and other steps are just same as before. if you are using the x64 version of linux, you may try the master branch ...
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