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 I am getting the following error when i run “roslaunch realsense2_camera rs_camera.launch”?

I recently install all dependencies ROS, librealsense and ros-realsense in my ubuntu 16.04. But when I run this command 'realsense2_camera rs_camera.launch', it gives me the following error. Can ...
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How can i retrive my files off my handycam?

I am a beginner user of a sony handycam dcr-sr42 and i cant access my videos or pictures from it on my raspberry pi 400 (ARM64) running ubuntu 20.04 and i was wondering if i need special software or ...
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How to enable sound on remote machine with xrdp server?

I have this setup: Main computer (Ubuntu 20) monitor mouse keyboard Remote computer (Ubuntu 20) xrdp server internet camera headphones with microphone Everything is lying on one desk, I want to ...
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to enable inbuilt camera in Lenovo miix320

Recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS in my Lenovo Miix 320. But inbuilt camera is not working. Kindly help
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Use custom video to feed camera

What I am trying to achive is to redirect my camera /dev/video0 with a custom video file. Desired Reasult: When opened a application like cheese or websites like jitsi which process the buffer from my ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Can't Use Camera Without Sudo

I have a USB Webcam connected to an Ubuntu 20.04 VM. I want to use the camera so to test it, I use Cheese. It shows a black box. So, I install guvcview but that also does the same thing. Only after ...
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In-built laptop camera and mic don't work, are universal drivers available?

I am using the Eve V 2-in-1 laptop from a small enthusiasts manufacturer. The device came with windows installed and the in-built camera and microphone work with this OS. But more often I use the ...
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Ubuntu MATE 20.10 - Sony NEX-5N camera not being detected

I'm using this camera for 3D scanning. My new laptop doesn't support the old SD card, so I'm using a MicroUSB to USB converter. It's not showing up, am I doing anything wrong? I'm using an Acer Aspire ...
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Detect USB Samsung NX3000 camera

My samsung NX3000 camera isnt detected on Ubuntu 20.10. When cable is ON, the camera enters "USB connection" mode, but nothing happens on Ubuntu. it doesnt appear in nautilus (neither main ...
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usb request failed with 0000054f - USB webcam problem

We are trying to set up the USB webcam to an XfreeRDP on Linux with XFCE terminal emulator 0.8.9.1. The webcam test on Chromium Browser works perfectly, but the problem is when we try to connect to it ...
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accessing ip camera's web server & recorded footage

is there soft to watch ip cameras recorded footage? its low-to-mid-range price hikvision cam, microsd in it & connected via PoE to router. i like this one IP camera viewer but im looking for ...
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How can I tell which of these video devices is a webcam?

$ ls -ltrh /dev/video* crw-rw----+ 1 root video 81, 1 Mai 4 00:17 /dev/video1 crw-rw----+ 1 root video 81, 0 Mai 4 00:17 /dev/video0 This is a laptop so I guess one is the built in camera, and one ...
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How do I program python opencv to show only 2 of 2 cameras (the cameras are identical)

I have 2 of same USB camera, and I use this code in Rasbian (Raspberry pi3 B+) but it only show 1 of 2 cameras. If I use 1 laptop webcam and 1 USB webcam it show them both. How I can fix that? import ...
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My camera and microphone are not working

My camera and microphone are not working, They are not listed on my hardware list when I open cheese I see this : Is there anything that I can do ?
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ffmpeg: mp4 to camera: Conversion

I found the following question and tried to send a mp4 video to my camera: Is there any way ffmpeg send video to /dev/video0 on Ubuntu? I used the following command: ffmpeg -re -i fakezoom.mp4 -map 0:...
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One of Two USB cameras stops working after some time

I have created an application that is displaying output of two seperate cameras in a single frame, the problem I am facing is that after 5 minutes to 1 hour one of the cameras crash, I have to stop ...
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Can't detect built-in camera after installation

I have an old laptop (>4 years)with the bare minimum to work with. I installed Lubuntu 16.04.3 LTS and so far so good, my only issue is that the built-in camera isn't being detected by any app. I'm ...
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NVR Viewer for Ubuntu

I've looked around and maybe I'm not searching correctly; or no one has this specific setup. I have a Sannce DT41DC1T security camera NVR. Analog cameras plug directly into the unit. Instead of ...
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Can I use CCTV cam as a usb web cam direct on PC?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and I have unused CCTV camera, so I wanted to use it instead my web cam because it's quality is better, I connected it with 12v adapter to power source and I convert an old USB ...
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Need Software to view and record ip camera

I have a Zmodo camera that is no longer supported. The app I have for it is 32 bit from windows Xperia days. I don’t use windows and would like to find an ip camera app that supports h264 format for ...
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I have a problem putting my camera in VirtualBox

The problem is that I work with an Ubuntu system, and inside it I have also put two other Ubuntu machines to test if the cameras could be seen through the virtual Ubuntu machines. What happens that ...
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How to use your mobile as a USB webcam [duplicate]

I have already tried many of them but i want to switch between the different camera lenses (like wide angle, macro, telescopic) none of the apps seem to offer it accept for an ios app called ios ...
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Using motion with a USB web camera to create a time lapse (photo at set intervals) on Ubuntu 20.10

I have successfully installed motion and added the variables to take 1 photo every 50 seconds.I believe the program works however I can't get any images. I have set the correct camera device (video0). ...
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Camera devices suddenly disappeared on ubuntu 20.04

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 on Asus Tuf. I have a very weird problem with the camera devices. When I restart the computer, both the integrated webcam and the external webcam are working perfectly and I ...
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USB PTP Camera not showing in Virtualbox

Running 20.04.2. I have a Fujifilm X-S10 camera and it shows up fine as USB PTP camera when connected. I want to passthrough the connection to Virtualbox running Windows 10. When trying to add a USB ...
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Problem downloading image from camera to Shotwell

The error message is: The camera is locked by another application It occurs for both of my Canon cameras 7D and G12, so nothing to do with them. It occurs since my upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04 If I cancel ...
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I am unable to access my inbuilt webcam. Everytime I turn it on it shows no device detected

Initially I had windows 10 there also the camera was not being detected.But here also same thing is happening $ cheese Message: 12:39:34.374: cheese-application.vala:214: Error during camera setup: No ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad L15 20U8 Integrated Camera stops working sometimes

On startup my camera is detected but after some time when I try to use it again its not found and even in the lsusb and lspci output the camera doesn't show up. I‘m running Ubuntu 20.4.1 Rebooting ...
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Unable to star Raspberry pi 4 camera

I start using Ubuntu 20 in raspberry, and everything is going fine, but I can`t use the raspberry camera
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Camera stopped working after OSB and KDELive installed

My camera has stopped working after I installed OBS and used KDELive and now the camera is showing blank. I am including some of the settings but I can't see any problem. I have also uninstalled OBS ...
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Modifying UVC driver for a second camera [closed]

I am trying to modify the UVC driver (uvc_video.c) to enable a second camera on my system (Jetson Xavier NX). I have two 1080p 60fps cameras, and the second camera's activation always results in ...
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How to change camera access?

I have a inbuilt camera and I want to change camera access for Ubuntu! In Windows I can simply go to privacy > Camera and turn access off! but How to do it in Ubuntu? Edit : I found a way to ...
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gphoto2 / Canon 700D Liveview low Framerate / laggy picture

I tried streaming the liveview from my Canon EOS 700D through gphoto2 and ffmpeg for the first time. (See this, and this) It works, but the picture I see in VLC (and other apps) is very laggy. The ...
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searching for Broadcom camera

I have been searching, and searching how to search, and sometimes finding, but results are mixed and often accidental. I have a macbook air, and of course it has a Broadcom interface for wireless ...
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Camera on Asus T100TA

Just did the upgrade to 20.04.2 LTS and everything works great, wifi, touchpad, sound, video, etc. This version is such an improvement. Even the detachable keyboard is detected, when disconnected ...
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Bresser MikroCam SP 5.0 Does not have Driver for Anchor Chips (ID 0547:1236). Urgent!! Help Me

I have been assigned to use the Bresser MikroCam SP 5.0 camera. This camera is using Anchor Chips Inc with a vendor ID of 0547. I have tried to find a driver for allowing the chip to be recognized as ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad T470s: Internal Camera not detected in Ubuntu 18.04.5 (but it is on different T470s)

The problem is stated in the headline: Neither Cheese nor any other service that uses the built-in camera can detect it on my private laptop. There is also no /dev/video0. Weirdly enough, my work ...
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My camera is blurry when I try to make video calls

i have ubuntu 20.10 with an AMD ryzen 4700u and at the moment I am facing some problems regarding the quality of the camera image. I don't know how clear the picture is, but whenever I am using Google ...
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Connecting a wifi video camera

There are many inexpensive cameras that use WiFi to relay their camera video stream to phones and computers, which don't come with explicit documentation of the protocols that they use for streaming, ...
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Webcam Color Changed To Grayscale

I was working with ROS and webcams were all of a sudden, the color output of the camera changed to grayscale. I tried on different computers but with no prevail. What should I do? I am working on ...
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Function not implemented error when using PiCamera in python ubuntu 20.04

I am using ubuntu 20.04 on Raspberry pi 4 . I used a raspberry pi camera . But PiCamera() module dont work although i installed it with pip and raspistill -o image.jpeg works just fine so the camera ...
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How to get stream from IP camera on Ubuntu 20.04?

Im trying to connect my Hikvission camera(model: DS-2CD2043G0-I) to my laptop directly with Ethernet cable. I have connected the cam to POE switch and then connected ehternet cable from the uplink ...
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How to setup Ethernet for local connection with a camera

I am using Ubuntu 1804 on a Jetson Nano. If I plug in my network cable from the router, I can access the internet and everything works fine. However, if I plug in the network cable connecting my 3d ...
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v4l2-ctl shows incorrect usb camera reolution

I have two ELP USB 3.0 cameras (ELP-SUSB1080P01-L80), which I'm trying to get to work on Ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04 (two different laptops) with opencv. On both machines, the max video resolution in opencv ...
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unable to connect Canon 7d mark ii to kstars

I'm trying to connect my Canon 7d mark ii camera to KSTars (astronomy software) in Ubuntu 20.04. I've got the laptop webcam working with GTK UVC video viewer. My camera is connected via USB cable, yet ...
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Basler gentl camera not detecting in Matlab 2020a

I am trying to use Basler acA1300-200uc in Ubuntu 20.04 through matlab and I have installed all the required add-ons for "gentl" adapter. Official pylonViewer software by basler detects the ...
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Why doesn't Firefox/Chromium see my usb camera?

When I try to join a video conference through Firefox or Chromium the browser I can select my usb camera (Logitech c930e) as an available microphone but doesn't list as an available camera. When I use ...
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Attempting to create a rule that triggers upon a camera being plugged in via usb

I'm been trying to get a rule to trigger when plugging in my camera(eos r) to further automate photo importing and the like, but I cant get the initial rule to trigger. I'm new to linux in general &...
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No sound, mic, camera or touch after installing ubuntu on convertible Windows laptop/tablet

I've just installed the latest version of Ubuntu with Gnome3 on my Windows convertible laptop/tablet (iOTA One, model: 2120), because it was soooo slow and unusable with Windows 10. Ubuntu works great ...
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USB hub and PTP camera

fresh installation of Ubuntu Budgie 20.04. I have a powered 5 port USB hub and 2 Fujifilm cameras, the X-T30 (2019 model) and the brand new X-S10 (I think it was released 1-2 months ago). I also did ...

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