I have just moved on to Ubuntu 18.04. Cheese is now saying 'No device found'. With 'guvcview' The camera lights up and I get a full view.

  • Cheese cannot handle some devices. Try getting the "info" output of gucview, and see what format your camera is outputting. – ubfan1 Aug 2 '18 at 19:11
  • cheese handled my webcam and worked OK with Ubuntu 16.04. The webcam is listed in the USB list ' Bus 001 Device 006: ID 046d:08da Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Messanger'. How do I get the "info" out of gucview? – – Roger Carver Aug 2 '18 at 22:50
  • Run guvcview with verbosity , like -w 3 for instance. You will get a lot of info, like available pixelformats, sizes, etc. – ubfan1 Aug 3 '18 at 3:02

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