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Happily, now, YES! There is currently a project on GitHub that can show not only two, but an infinite (limited only by system capacity) number of video devices from a single source. The project is called v4l2loopback. (Check the link and scroll down to view the README for instructions.) You can install v4l2loopback by cloning its GitHub and running these ...


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Well I just tried. Interesting results. I have got skype and cheese and webcam toy and hangouts (which all do work) and tried them together. Results: You can't use the same webcam on 2 things at once. Cheese (Working) + Webcam Toy (Not working) + Skype (Small, top right. Not working). You can use 2 webcams on 2 things though. (Cheese + Webcam Toy). ...


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The answer is no with a maybe... The Library, "Video 4 Linux" detects whether a device is being used, and will not initiate. However; if you wish to download libv4l-dev and edit it manually, you can edit the code to get rid of this check and then just recompile it. I imagine you could get this to work, but it would be extremely unstable. May be worth ...


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I bought a laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 installed, but unfortunately I lost the installation CD. That is no problem. Ubuntu is Open Source, ie, FREE. You can always download the latest version without any charge to you. However, if you wish to donate to the ubuntu project, that helps the cover the charges for development. ...


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The Logitech webcam C270 seems to work pretty well with Ubuntu actually, since quite some time. One possible problem could be that there are some issues with connecting it to a USB3 port. But that can easlily be worked around by using a USB2 port. If it's not that - what makes you think it does not work well? See also ...


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Entangle was created to do exactly what you want, so you don't have to develop an entire script by your own. You can install it by opening your terminal and typing: sudo apt-get install entangle Then, open it up either from your Dash or Menu. The default entangle interface will look like below. If you don’t connect the camera to your Ubuntu, it shows ...



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