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Old 06-29-2009, 08:03 AM   #1
seggie
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Getting my Logitech Quickcam pro 9000 to work with Ekiga


Hi all,

First of all, nice to meet you, as I am new on the forum, though not so new to Linux.

Well well...

I successfully compiled the last version of Ekiga (3.2.4), and I'm struggling to get my webcam to work with it.

With the previous version (the default one, something around 2.0) it worked just fine when selecting the v4l2, but I believe it is automatic in ekiga3, so I don't know where to head.

It is an Ekiga problem as the webcam works fine with Skype and Cheese.
The weirdest thing is that when I unplug and plug it back, the webcam appears in the Video/Devices, but the webcam doesnt work. And when refreshing with "detect devices", the option is blanked.

Any ideas?

Cheers

Code:
lsusb
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:0990 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Pro 9000
 
Old 06-29-2009, 08:21 AM   #2
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I have your cam but its skype for me.

assuming you are needing voip see if this helps

http://wiki.ekiga.org/index.php/Troubleshooting

2) could you also name your distro and what version of package they had pls
 
Old 06-30-2009, 02:47 AM   #3
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Hi,

1/ I am running Debian lenny with the kernel: 2.6.26-2-686

2/ The packages that I installed:
opal-3.6.2
ptlib-2.6.2
ekiga-3.2.4

Due to compilation problems I also updated the default gtk to gtk+-2.16.0

Troubeshooting link: will try to install xawtv3.95 as they say, right now I'm running into compilation problems... I will keep you informed.

Thanks,

[EDIT]
I got xawtv to compile, and the webcam shows fine without the overlay option. It is therefore an ekiga problem.

Any idea?

Last edited by seggie; 06-30-2009 at 03:02 AM.
 
Old 07-06-2009, 05:59 AM   #4
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