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Old 12-25-2009, 07:45 AM   #1
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Logitech Webcam C200 drivers for Debian Etch

Hey all,

So for Christmas i got a webcam. And i knew it would be a fun challenge to get this webcam to work on a linux box. But i seem to have having way too much trouble.

Yes i've tried spca5xx and Ov51x but neither of them seem to work.

I have got the:
Logitech Webcam C200

Any suggestions?

Merry Christmas
Old 12-25-2009, 08:08 AM   #2
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Seems to work fine with Ubuntu 9.10

Also see the Logitech Forums:

You may need to use a more recent version of Debian (or another Linux OS) which has a more up-to-date kernel.

Last edited by beachboy2; 12-25-2009 at 08:13 AM. Reason: extra info
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Old 12-25-2009, 05:04 PM   #3
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Oh yeah the whole Kernel update to 2.6.27 with the multiple hardware support

I'll have to update later cause I'm going away for a few days and I'm capped as well.

But I'll still check out the forum, see if theres a quick fix.

Thank you beachboy2
Old 12-26-2009, 06:42 AM   #4
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Try the uvc driver (linux-uvc-source).


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