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Old 09-14-2012, 01:59 PM   #1
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How to use web cam in OpenSuSe 12.2


Hello
I was trying to find a way to use my web cam with opensuse 12.2. I tried Kamoso, but I couldn't figure out how to record the video. Pretty much the only technique I tried seamed the most logical, I click on the record video button and got a red circle with a bar through it. Then when I clicked on the red circle I got a destination folder name in Kaffeine, which was empty.
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Old 09-14-2012, 10:24 PM   #2
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If we knew the type of webcam it might help us to answer. Also the window manager.

http://forums.opensuse.org/english/g...m-app-kde.html

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Old 09-15-2012, 06:35 PM   #3
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Sorry, I am using a microsoft lifecam Hd5000.
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I also did a dmesg and copied it, here it is:

[ 14.771344] hda_intel: Disabling MSI
[ 14.776856] ALSA hda_intel.c:1540 Enable delay in RIRB handling
[ 14.907480] ALSA clock.c:236 7:3:1: cannot get freq at ep 0x82
[ 14.908890] ALSA mixer.c:846 5:2: cannot get min/max values for control 2 (id 5)
[ 14.909051] usbcore: registered new interface driver snd-usb-audio
[ 14.909123] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device Microsoft® LifeCam HD-5000 (045e:076d)
[ 14.913668] input: Microsoft® LifeCam HD-5000 as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1a.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.3/1-1.3.4/1-1.3.4.1/1-1.3.4.1:1.0/input/input13
[ 14.913755] usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo
[ 14.913756] USB Video Class driver (1.1.1)

This site says it is a supported webcam, but I am not sure if it is a reputable site or not : http://www.ideasonboard.org/uvc/
I deleted the a lot of the list as it was very long, but the device is being acknowledged.
Hmm there's something else to; the time isn't keeping right. When I shutdown and start back up the time is a few hours off, randomly a few hours.

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