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Old 02-15-2015, 02:23 PM   #1
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help me enable webcam mint 17


help me enable webcam mint 17
 
Old 02-15-2015, 03:53 PM   #2
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what is your camera model (lsusb command in terminal), you can always buy cheaply linux compatible cam.

what have you tried so far?
 
Old 02-15-2015, 05:02 PM   #3
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you can always buy cheaply linux compatible cam
 
Old 02-15-2015, 08:45 PM   #4
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Install cheese from the repos and see whether your webcam works with that. If it doesn't, install guvcview, which should also be in the repos. Odds are that it will work with one of those two packages.

You can then remove the package that didn't work. Then post back here with the make/model of the webcam and the make/model of the computer and whether or not you got the camera working.
 
  


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