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Old 01-02-2012, 10:25 PM   #1
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Webcams


How do I find a webcam that will run on Ubuntu ?
 
Old 01-02-2012, 11:11 PM   #2
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almost any kind of Webcam can work on Ubuntu....You have to install cheese for webcam client....
If a webcam is famous enough then greater are the chances that it will work without a hassle ....
Try not to pickup a rare WebCam ....
 
Old 01-03-2012, 01:08 AM   #3
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UVC devices are usually a good bet and they use the uvcvideo driver. A list of devices supported by that driver can be found here.
 
  


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