Re: cheese, NO. I have tried several times to download it from SourceForge only to have incomplete files generated. Seems to be their problem.
I have tried both the 2n9c102 and gspca drivers with the same result using mplayer.
I have had a recent inspiration as a result of further web probing. The camera, I learned, takes a bit to wake up and thus produces a green background within the frame. Now I need to find a way to wake it up then take a snapshot. I don't know why I did not have this problem before. This will be great, if it works, as I need this to view several videos.
The camera is seen by the system & lsusb