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Some of the newer better quality ones like the QC Pro 5000 use the UVC driver (site seems to be down at the moment).
I don't think either is currently supported in the standard kernel, but the GSPCA driver is easy to compile and install. Never tried the UVC driver. Together they seem to cover a large part of the current webcam market.
Ok. I ended up purchasing the Logitech QuickCam STX, which is in the Gspca/Spca5xx compatibility list. I downloaded and "make;make install"ed the gspcav1-20070508 driver, and I can now view myself (woohoo!) with ekiga locally.
Now I can't get ekiga to playback the audio from my built-in camera microphone.