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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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Unable to detect USB camera

I am trying to use 5 USB cameras on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS in python3.6 using opencv3.4.1 through a simple program. I am just using 'cv2.videoCapture()' and then after reading the result use 'cv2.imshow()'...
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Labtec Camera stopped working after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

I was using labtec camera on my ubuntu 16.04. After upgrade to 18.04 it stopped working. Cheese does not display the picture from camera. However, when I tried guvcview, picture was ok. Can you ...
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video - detect/use rear-facing camera

I have a device which has two built-in camera: font and rear (Acer Switch). However, I'm not able to use this second input device in any application, e.g cheese. Not sure, but looks like a second ...
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Trying to find a solution to cut down the start-up time for camera [migrated]

I am now working on a image processing project using opencv with 6 cameras covering 360 degrees, connected to a raspberry pi 3 B+. I need to get a single still image from each camera on each rotation. ...
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How to connect my camera on my computer to see the image or video in direct on my monitor? [closed]

I try a lot of software and did not succeed ( I will elaborate on that latter). I want to make video to be use latter on a internet channel. I will need to see the image on the monitor of my computer ...
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Ubuntu Core 18 - RPI 3B+ Camera not detected

Did anybody tried to make the raspberry pi camera work with Ubuntu Core 18 ? Is it supposed to work ? Whatever I'm trying gives me an error saying the camera is not detected. mmal: ...
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Pictbridge server for wifi DSLR camera?

I have a Canon 70D camera which can print photos over Wifi to a PictBridge capable printer. My printer is not PictBridge capable but I would still like the functionality. Is there a way to make ...
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“Failed to import images from camera” in Darktable to NTFS drive

It started when I was trying to import photos from my camera in Darktable to an NTFS HDD (separate from SSD of OS). This is meant to be a shared drive between my dual boots (Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04). ...
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Camera image upside down on Asus K52N

Since I installed Ubuntu on my Asus K52N, my camera images are upside down. When I used Windows 7 I had this problem, but I installed the Asus Camera driver and it was solved. How can I resolve ...
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Installing Ubuntu to run Intel D415 RealSense camera on Raspberry Pi 2 Linux OS

I have existing development that runs on Raspberry Pi 2 Linux OS and I am upgrading from iSense 3D camera to RealSense Intel D415 camera. I have followed Intel instructions @ realsense.intel.com/...
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Camera hotkey popup not displaying after update Ubuntu 18.04

On my Lenovo laptop I have a button to activate/deactivate my camera, just as I do for increasing/decreasing brightness, volume, muting mic, enabling/disabling touchpad, etc. The camera button still ...
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Macbook pro camera on 18.04

I have referenced the thread at: MacBook Pro camera not working on Ubuntu 18.04 It lists the following steps: $ cd /etc/local/src $ git clone https://github.com/patjak/bcwc_pcie.git $ cd bcwc_pcie/...
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Manage integrated cameras in Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a carbon X1 which has an integrated IR camera, and an integrated ordinary webcam. However, devices such as Skype and Chrome have mysteriously only started recognizing the ...
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Segfaults related to Cameras IPC

I keep getting these strange seg faults with Firefox. Every time I open the lid of my laptop after suspend, Firefox freezes and only force quit helps. This has started a couple of weeks ago. When I ...
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HD USB Camera creates two /dev/videoX

When I plug a HD USB camera, I see it creates two /dev/videoX ports: One with MJPG and YUYV pixel format output One with H264 pixel format output I want to give a name to the H264 device with an ...
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Error in running webcam using Cheese application on Ubuntu 18.04

When I open the Cheese application in Ubuntu 18.04 I get this error message: There was an error playing a video from the webcam.
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How can I access a remote camera through ssh?

I have a problem, I need to access to remote IP cam configuration through an Ubuntu computer. I have an Ubuntu computer that has two network connections: One (192.168.1.10) connected directly to a ...
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Issues with OpenCV HIGHGUI reading camera properties

I am using Ubuntu 16.04.4 VM (vmware workstation 14) with a Windows 10 host. I am running a custom program from a third party that requires a UVC compatible camera. I am using a Logitech c920 camera. ...
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Logitech C922 webcam not detected on Ubuntu 18.04LTS

I just got a Logitech C922x (USB) webcam which I need to install on Ubuntu 18.04LTS. I tried on Cheese and on Skype, but it says that the device is not detected. Any idea? Thanks a lot for your help. ...
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Force mount location for USB cameras

I'm using two USB cameras for a project, one regular cam and one stereo cam. The regular camera has two mount locations with different output formats in each, /dev/video0 and /dev/video1. The stereo ...
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Enable the speakers,microphone and camera

I' m using a Mediacom W700 tablet (is like a SurfTab wintron 7.0 ST70416-6) with Lubuntu 18.04 (i also installed Ubuntu-dekstop but it has only 1 GB of ram). How enable the speakers,microphone and ...
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how do I solve for device not accepting address 73, error -71

I have a network camera, that has a USB port. Every time I plug in the cable it says (from dmesg): [74305.563588] usb 3-1-port4: attempt power cycle [74306.167275] usb 3-1.4: new low-speed USB ...
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After update to 18.04.1 my Logitech Orbit webcam no longer works nor does my laptop camera

Is this just a missing package or something or is it deeper? I'll try adding the webcam package. Nope. That doesn't seem to have helped. Cheese shows no devices found. [Update] I fiddled around ...
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Take pictures automatically from mobile camera and use it as a web cam

I have found a python script which can automatically capture my photo through web cam. My web cam quality is far inferior and I need superior quality photo because I wanna use that for image ...
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Intergrated Webcam Not Working after upgrade to 18.04

I'm new to Linux, but fear not, I am posting here after having tried all the relevant solutions available and also asking a friend who is proficient in Linux to have a look. My problem still persists. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, GTKMM, C++, H.264: Display video supplied frame-by-frame on widget

I have a closed-source video capture API -with C headers- from a third party which supports some specific IP camera hardware. I can successfully make calls on this API and get back results like API ...
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My USB camera is no longer recognised as a storage device

When I plug the USB cable into my Nikon camera, it used to be recognised as a storage device, /dev/sdc or so, of which a slice could then be mounted with mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt This no longer works: ...
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How to read Olympus smartmedia cards?

I have two smartmedia cards. One is new and is read by the PC (via an external card reader). One is old and doesn't seem to be seen by the PC. In the camera, it's the reverse problem. The old card ...
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Camera not detected in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Today I went to participate in a Google Hangout using Chrome browser. The browser reported "Camera not detected". This was surprising, as I have used the camera about once every two months for the ...
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v4l.c:52:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory

I am trying to install the driver for PS3 eye camera in Ubuntu 16.04 however using this tutorial, after the make command, I get the following error: Making all in cpi make[2]: Entering directory '/...
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Unable to get camera video with ubuntu

I am trying to display the camera video with VLC vlc v4l2:///dev/video0 but so far all my attempts failed. I tried different SO answers like here. But the error I am getting is still the same: ...
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Microsoft LifeCam VX3000 no longer works on 18.04

My Microsoft LifeCam VX3000 no longer works on 18.04 using Cheese. Worked before with 16.40 Microphone is fine but no video. No image on Skype either. I can see the camera on "lsusb". VLC error: "VLC ...
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how do I get a smooth video stream?

I have motion server setup on a PC using a USB web cam, but the video quality is low, and the stream is laggy. Im just wondering how I can improve the streaming quality to remove the lag, while ...
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it is not detecting the audio and camera drives

I requested the installation of Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 LTS instead of Windows 10, but it is not detecting the audio and camera drives on my HP-X2-Detachable-10-p0xx 4.1.15.0-21- generic # 22-ubuntu GNU /...
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How to get the port numbers?

My Setup consists of 3 cameras attached to USB hub. And the usb hub is connected to the computer (USB 3.0). I am trying to capture video from each of these camera and in order to do it I need to run ...
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Qt/KDE camera app alternative to Cheese in Kubuntu 18.04?

The following additional packages will be installed: cheese-common gnome-desktop3-data gnome-video-effects gstreamer1.0-clutter-3.0 libcheese-gtk25 libcheese8 libclutter-1.0-0 libclutter-1.0-common ...
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image_view : error while loading shared libraries : libGLESv2.so.2 : cannot open shared object file : no such file or directory

i was working on a project which combine ros, raspberry and arduino, so i wanted to run my camera by executing roslaunch cam-test.launch, the camera work but i had a problem in "DRI2 failed to ...
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USB camera not seen by some applications in 18.04

I have just installed 18.04 MATE. I have two cameras available, one built-in and the other a usb eye-cam. In 16.04, both were seen by cheese (Cheese->Preferences->Webcam). In 18.04, cheese only ...
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Camera does`t work ThinkPad L480

I just got a new lenovo Thinkpad L480 and everything works fine with the ubuntu 16.04 LTS version I installed. The only thing which does not work is the webcam, although it is enabled in BIOS. If I ...
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Problem with exiftool and geosync, possibly related to daylight saving time

I wanted to geotag all my vacation photos with exiftool as follows: exiftool -geotag "*.gpx" \ -geosync "19:25:42Z@IMG_7882.jpg" \ -geosync "09:16:34Z@IMG_9798.jpg" \ -ext .jpg . where IMG_7802....
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/dev/video0 Camera support on WSL?

Is there any way to pass the camera through to Windows Subsystem for Linux? This feature would make everything I'm doing right now so much easier. I know there is a feature request for USB support, ...
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Can a device communicate with a camera passing through a PC with Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I need a general device that can ping and send a command to a camera, passing through a pc with ubuntu 16.04. The scheme is the following: The camera is the wifi hotspot (ip 192.168.122.1) to which ...
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Ubuntu Camera upside-down

I use fujitsu lh531 notebook, after I installed ubuntu, my integrated webcam just got upside down.Didn't have any idea what to do, later I realized I should check some external webcams. Tried all ...
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Application error while starting Camera Using Qt

I am starting a camera using Qt and the camera flash starts but it displays nothing and I get following errors libva info: VA-API version 0.39.0 libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva info: ...
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CCTV in Zoneminder

I've installed Zoneminder but when I typed path source I still can't watch video, because I have blue screen. In logs I have Capturing at inf fps and sometimes ERROR Open video took more than 10 ...
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“No space left on device” issue in using multiple cameras

When I try to capture video from two usb (uvc) cameras connected on a single usb port, there is an error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device Unable to start capture: No space ...
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Integrated camera

My integrated webcam is not detected by Ubuntu 18.04. Cheese indicate the message hereafter. I have a Fujitsu lifebook A Series. ** Message: cheese-application.vala:211: Error during camera setup: ...
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Any recommendations for IP camera viewing software that allows rotating views?

I am in need of some software or another way that will allow me to view the feeds from 2 or more IP cameras on an automatic rotation. Say it shows the first camera feed for 15 seconds or so, then ...
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Ubuntu Phone Gstreamer

I want make diy "RC FPV Camera" using Gstreamer, Hardware : Pi + Camera + Battery + WiFi + GSM Software : v4l2 or uvc + gstreamer + mjpeg or h264 encoding but instead buy Pi, i want to buy Ubuntu ...
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Cameras OV2680 et OV5646 on Lenovo MIIX no recognised

Is there a chance that these cameras are recognised by UBUNTU, neither version 16.10, 17.04 and 17.10 can recognise them, yet it is a very common machine cheaper than microsoft ones.. (listed by lsusb,...