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I'm trying to install a kinect on Ubuntu 12.04. Unfortunately, lsusb shows that the motor device is not detected :

Bus 002 Device 009: ID 045e:02c2 Microsoft Corp.

Bus 002 Device 010: ID 045e:02ad Microsoft Corp. Xbox NUI Audio

Bus 002 Device 011: ID 045e:02ae Microsoft Corp. Xbox NUI Camera

So when I try to run freenect-glview for example, I get this :

Kinect camera test

Number of devices found: 1

Could not open device

It's been 2 weeks i'm looking for an answer, with no result. A few people seems to have the same problem, but nobody never solve the problem.

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have you tried running freenect-glview as root? maybe it's a permission problem –  Alessandro Pezzato Jan 21 '13 at 9:37
    
it's probably the new kinect model 1473. –  user199413 Feb 15 '13 at 4:31

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