Below is a list of webcams, and what drivers they work with. If Cheese displays a garbled picture or one with poor colour/brightness/contrast, go to the Ubuntu wiki Webcam Troubleshooting page for steps to resolve this. 3. Should I leave my instant messaging ID here? :) –kamyogi Jan 30 '13 at 21:51 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign If this is the case, check dmesg after you plug your webcam in. weblink
Adv Reply December 27th, 2012 #2 ljmartz View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Just Give Me the Beans! At this point the alligators have won and I find no solution to enable me to drain the swamp. MPlayer MPlayer is capable of displaying a webcam video stream, 3.4.1. share|improve this answer edited Sep 11 '12 at 18:51 answered Sep 11 '12 at 18:44 Luis Alvarado♦ 121k119438614 Hi Luis, your last answer was very helpful.
Drivers and Modules For your webcam to work you will need support for the connection and support for the actual camera hardware. This time, its bit more complicated. It can also apply some special effects. Pixel format decoding has been pushed to user space, since Video4Linux version 2 does not support kernel space decoding.
As of kernel 2.6.26 linux-uvc is part of the kernel. I've recently moved to Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS, trying to get a clean image with the same Creative Webcam NX, tested with Cheese as you mentioned above. If Cheese doesn't display the output from your webcam, test that the problem is not with Cheese before trying anything else by using one of the programs in the next section. Ubuntu Laptop Camera Not Working This means that you should be able to plug-in your webcam and use it straight away: no driver disks or installation.
The following output is an example of what you might find in a USB webcam-ready kernel , where everything is loaded as a module (all but the relevant lines have been Linux Web Camera Just literally plug it in and.. It works on audio, but does not work on video. https://sourceforge.net/projects/epcam/ I have tried to download Cheese to test for video, but the first attempt in installing Cheese ended with a broken software center.
Xirlink C-it™ HDCS-1000 based Webcams This driver is for the USB webcams manufactured by Xirlink, IBM (PC Camera) and Veo Stingray model webcams. have a peek at these guys Add it to /etc/modprobe.d/uvcvideo.conf: /etc/modprobe.d/uvcvideo.conf ## fix bandwidth issue for lifecam studio/cinema options uvcvideo quirks=0x80 Note: If delays are visible in the logs, or the camera works periodically, this workaround should Adv Reply January 31st, 2013 #6 Rasoul View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Dec 2011 Beans 2 Re: Installing Creative Live! This project aims to provide a universal driver for Linux webcams. Linux Usb Camera Software
This program prints information about the devices connected to the USB bus. Also, I have recieved correspondence that newer versions of the Logitech Quickcam Express no longer work with the above drivers; instead this page offers an experimental driver that claims to The homepage is at http://www.linux-usb.org/ibmcam.