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Old 02-19-2008, 12:28 AM   #1
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i have fedora 7 installed in my computer i want to start webcam in it my cam runs in windows but i dont no how to start it in linux
it is usb camera [AKORD} and when i ht lsusb commad i got this

[root@localhost ~]# lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 048: ID 04fc:0561 Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd Flexcam 100
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0a5c:6300 Broadcom Corp.
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
[root@localhost ~]#

how to make my camera working?
 
Old 02-19-2008, 10:47 PM   #2
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Have you used any apps that support webcam? Kopete does and there's Camorama Webcam Viewer (check your package manager to see if it's there to be installed).
 
Old 04-05-2008, 08:18 AM   #3
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Smile web cam.

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Have you used any apps that support webcam? Kopete does and there's Camorama Webcam Viewer (check your package manager to see if it's there to be installed).
I am using Kopete but i cannot seem to view my webcam image and neither can the people i am allowing to view my webcam, all the can see is blue. Could you please give me directions to help me set it up as none of the directions in the leaflet are actually for Linux, they are just for windows witch really bugs me. Thank you
 
Old 04-05-2008, 09:27 AM   #4
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That camera should be supported by the gspca driver, which can be found in the Livna repository for Fedora.

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