Questions tagged [camera]

A camera is a device that captures light and digitally turns the captured light into images that can be transferred to your computer. This tag applies to digital handheld cameras; use the "webcam" tag for a webcam instead.

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Why is my Virtualbox Windows 10 camera glitching? [closed]

I have enabled my webcam for VirtualBox USB 2.0 and whenever I open the camera app it just glitches.
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Signing Key Location for installing Droid cam

Screenshot of the issue. While installing Droid Cam, its says: Secure Boot is enabled, attempting to sign the driver please specify signing key location (or leave empty to sign manually later) You ...
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inbuilt camera is not working

integrated webcam not detected in ubuntu 18. When I open cheese it shows no device found. I am using the Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series i5 7th gen.
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can't use the integrated camera on vmware

I installed linux using VMware and I am trying to use the camera on it I installed "cheese" and when I opened it, I got a black window, the led of camera is on but it doesn't show anything ...
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v4l2 : how can I enable software trigger?

I am working on jetson TX2, with a FSM-IMX304M camera and I use V4L2 API. I would like to use software trigger, but I don't know how to use it and haven't found anything by searching. I need to ...
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Question regarding the Cheese App on Ubuntu

I recently was taking pictures using the Cheese app on my Ubuntu machine. I noticed that it randomly started taking pictures -- I did not click on the record or capture button. Why did it do this? Is ...
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Lenovo MIIX-520 Cameras not working Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I need help with a Lenovo MIIX-520. The installed Ubuntu is 20.04 LTS with the current kernel and the Gnome version 3.36.2 The two integrated cameras do not provide a picture and no sound but as I see ...
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Turtlebot3 Navigating while continiously acquiring images

I am looking to begin to carry out some basic experimental work with my robot, Turtlebot3 Waffle-pi. I am using ROS Kinetic & Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I have a Raspberry Pi camera in operation on the ...
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Integrated camera on Dell XPS-15-9570

Recently the camera stopped working on my Dell XPS-15-9570. I am fairly confident it used to work well, but stopped on 20.04 LTS. Is there a way to make it functional again?
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Non-functioning microphone or camera on Thinkpad x1 Ubuntu 20.04

Since I got my Thinkpad X1 with Ubuntu 20.04, my camera won't work on any application and the same applies for my microphone. Here are the results of lsusb if that helps: Bus 001 Device 003: ID ...
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No preview on USB connected camera

I have no preview / thumbnails when I connect my camera. Show thumbnails is set to all devices and less than 10 MB. Works on network drives and UBS memory sticks, but not for the camera. It works ...
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Webcam not working on Ubuntu 20.04 after recent kernel update

My builtin webcam stopped working after a kernel update issued after 22 April 2020 . Before this date i was able to take pictures on cheese and video call etc , and for a while i didn't use my webcam ...
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Camera mirrored on xps 15 with ubuntu 20.04

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell xps 15 7590, with a webcam uvcvideo. My issue is that the camera is mirrored. I tried a few things such as this and this but none of it worked. The camera error seems ...
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Hikvision plug-in not detected

I have a Hikvision thermal camera and I do not receive any live stream as you can see here Is there a way to make it work on Ubuntu?
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Can't access webcam settings

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, Gnome version 3.28.2. I am struggling with my built-in webcam. I can use it with Zoom, but I can't seem to find how to change the webcam settings; I suspect I may have ...
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After installing Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell XPS 7390, integrated camera is not working

After installing Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell XPS 7390, integrated camera is not working. Can anybody help to resolve the issue? Thank you.
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USB camera Genus Eye 312 not working in motion 4.3.1 and ffplay

I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS installed on my laptop. I have motion 4.3.1 installed and working well with laptop integrated camera . But with outside USB camera Genuis Eye 312 ( Vendor ID 093a Pixart inc.)...
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Camera not working on Macbook Pro. Previous solutions don't work for 20.04

This is the error message on 20.04 when trying to follow the instructions: These instructions on Camera not working on Macbook Pro /etc/local/src/bcwc_pcie/firmware/facetimehd-firmware/facetimehd-...
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iSight not working on Kubuntu 20.04

My cam has not been working since I've installed Kubuntu 20.04 on my Macbook White 2009... Unfortunately I installed it upon a new SSD and don't have the original Mac to extract the iSight firmware ...
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Recognizing regular camera instead of infrared

I've installed Ubuntu Linux (latest version as of a couple weeks ago) on a Dell laptop, and instead of getting a normal camera image of myself in apps like Skype, I'm getting what looks like an ...
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Is it possible to view my WiFi CCTV camera CP Plus V21 in Ubuntu?

I recently bought a CP Plus V21 Wifi cctv camera wit a sd card slot. It works through IP. I am hoping, if there is a way to view the CCTV camera output on my Ubuntu PC. Any inputs. The spec of the ...
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2 device nodes for 1 camera in ubuntu 19.10

On my # dmidecode 3.2 Getting SMBIOS data from sysfs. SMBIOS 2.7 present. Handle 0x000E, DMI type 1, 27 bytes System Information Manufacturer: LENOVO Product Name: 2350B58 ...
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Microsoft LifeCam Studio worked in 16.04, no longer working in Ubuntu 18.04

This is frustrating as this camera has worked on this exact same desktop with the exact same hardware, leading me to think that there's a serious driver issue at work. The camera appears in lsusb ...
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Wrong Webcam Driver

I have two Logitech C920 PRO HD webcams connected to my system via USB. However, one of these cameras displays the wrong name in the lsusb command output: Bus 003 Device 003: ID 046d:0892 Logitech, ...
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Struggling to get a USB Camera working on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS with VMWare

I have a Realtek USB Camera that works on my host machine absolutely fine but in VMWare player it just shows a black scren. I have enabled it under the removable devices tab and so I'm asked to ...
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how to use ipu3-cio camera in linux

I have a Thinkpad X1 Tablet (gen 2) with a front and back integrated camera running Ubuntu 19:10. The cameras appear to be detected: $ v4l-info v4l2 device info [/dev/video0] general info ...
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Asus laption integrated camera not detected

Laptop Asus UX330UAR. Integrated webcam is not detected by the OS - Ubuntu 18.04. Both Cheese and guvcview complain - no device. Q: What to check/try for fixing? Considering it was definitely working ...
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Undetectable webcam on ubuntu 19.10

I have laptop Dell XPS 13 7390 with Ubuntu 19.10 on board. And my webcam not detected on system. How can I fix the problem and start using the camera. dmesg | grep -i camera command finds nothing ...
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Connect snap interfaces

I am trying to install Zoom video conferencing application in Ubuntu 18.04. I searched for Zoom in Ubuntu Software and found the screen to install Zoom client. The screen suggested that I connect 5 ...
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My DELL XPS17 integrated camera not working UBUNTU18.4LTE

I am new with UBUNTU and dont know how solve it please help Bus 002 Device 004: ID 8086:0189 Intel Corp. Bus 002 Device 003: ID 1bcf:0007 Sunplus Innovation Technology Inc. Optical Mouse Bus 002 ...
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Using DSLR camera as a webcam

I am trying to use my Canon DSLR as a webcam, on an Ubuntu machine. The camera does not show up as /dev/video*. The camera shows up in hwinfo --usb: 19: USB 00.0: 10f01 WebCam [Created at usb.122] ...
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Camera issues with skype and cheese

Running Ubuntu 18.04. Just tried using the camera again after not using it for a year or more. Cheese and Skype not recognizing the camera. Cheese used to recognize it. Skype is newly installed. ...
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Cheese can't detect built in camera

I have hp elitebook 820. The webcam is built--in and i know that it isn't broken because i previously had windows and it worked perfectly fine on it and then i switched to ubuntu and now when i try to ...
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HP Truevision HD built-in webcam not working in ubuntu 18.04

I have a HP Notebook-15-ac603tu and after shifting to ubuntu from windows, the camera stopped working. I have run the following commands with output: lsusb : Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux ...
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how to change the monitor output to HDMI in a laptop

I have a touchscreen monitor which has an embedded computer on it, which means that all the components (monitor, CPU, RAM, graphics card, etc) are all together in one piece. I need to connect a camera ...
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USB camera is not detected anymore

I have a USB camera which used to work just fine, as plug-and-play, on my Ubuntu (current version 18.04.4 LTS, Linux E480 4.15.0-88-generic #88-Ubuntu SMP). Now, for some months it hasn't detected. ...
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HP webcam not working, please help

I have done a fair amount of research and cannot find a fix to my issue. I have a laptop that had win 7 on it originally and then updated to win10 and it was pretty bad so I wiped it and installed ...
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WSL + integrated camera

I have a Microsoft Surface tablet, Windows 10 and I run Windows Subsystem for Linux with Ubuntu. I would like to know if WSL can access the integrated camera of my tablet. All other articles/...
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Problem with Ipevo usb camera

I have an Ipevo usb camera and since the last kernel update the camera doesn't work... Product: P2V Point 2 View USB Document Camera OS: Linux version 5.3.0-40-generic (buildd@lcy01-amd64-024) (gcc ...
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HP Pavilion G7 webcam not working

I installed Ubuntu 19.10 on this HP Pavilion G7 laptop and the built in camera is not working. I have tried installing Cheese several times and no luck. I don't have an external switch on this ...
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Intel Realsense D435 Camera Not Detected

I am trying to use the Intel® RealSense™ Depth Camera D435 for navigation with ROS. My problem is that it is not detected at all by the computer (running Ubuntu 16.04), as when I run rs-enumerate-...
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Can I control Ir cut filter or night vision on IR led Camera?

I have ir led cameras. (model: ELP-USB100W05MT-RL36) I use Ubuntu 18.04 and not use virtualization. Ubuntu is running on Nvidia jetson nano. When camera is turned on at night (on dark), Ir cut ...
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Logitech Camera not working in Ubuntu 19.10

This worked perfectly well in 19.04! pj@pj-selgbuild:~$ sudo lsusb -v | grep Camera [sudo] password for pj: can't get debug descriptor: Resource temporarily unavailable can't get device qualifier: ...
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Webcam image dark + grainy

I have a laptop I've been running Ubuntu 18.04 on for quite a while, and it has a built-in webcam that has historically worked pretty well. I hadn't used the camera for anything for a couple of months,...
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/dev/video0 not found

I am using an fx2lp camera in Ubuntu 18.04 (kernel version 4.15.0-76-generic) to capture the image but I’m getting the error: /dev/video0 not found When I am trying the lsusb command, the device ...
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Using MacBook Air camera on Ubuntu 18.04

I have installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Air and Cheese app and any other application doesn't find the Mac camera
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18.04: Onboard webcam quantity very low compared to Windows 10

Earlier I had Windows 10 installed in my laptop. Post system crash I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 replacing Windows 10. Though the webcam is a 1.3 MP HD camera, the quality which I get in Ubuntu via ...
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IR camera LED flashing constantly

My laptop has an embedded IR camera. According to HP specs, it is an HP Wide Vision FHD IR Camera. Whenever I use it, the IR LEDs flicker constantly (five times a second at lest). I can't use the IR ...
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Ubuntu can't read SD card after camera adds photos

I have an SanDisk SD card it works very well on ubuntu, it reads/writes files as normal. But after I put the card in the camera and take some photos it doesn't work properly on ubuntu anymore and it ...
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USB camera device number has been changed in Ubuntu

A code using two cameras were executing, after few hours, the index of cameras in /dev has been changed from /dev/video1, /dev/video2 to /dev/video1, /dev/video3 In detail, two cameras are ...

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