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Old 08-26-2009, 04:57 PM   #1
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webcam problems


Hello,

Can anyone help me to get my webcam working? its a microsoft lifecam and im running ubuntu 9.04.

thanks
 
Old 08-26-2009, 05:11 PM   #2
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What application are you going to be using it with?
Does it show up in dmesg when you plug it inn?
 
Old 08-26-2009, 05:15 PM   #3
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i will be using skype. i cant seem to find in dmesg but i might not know if i saw it.
 
Old 08-28-2009, 06:10 AM   #4
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sorry for the late reply.

You should simply plug it into the USB and see if it shows up in dmesg. If it doesn't, you might have to add it to the kernel for it to work.

If dmesg does see it, then hope skype can. I got an old philips webcam working fine.

You might look for linux compatibility reviews for that specific webcam.

Best of luck.
 
  


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