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Webcam not recognized by flash (browser)

I have a webcam that works fine in software such as camorama and cheese. However, I cannot use it in websites that allow you to use a webcam (it's not recognized). I'm using Chromium 34.0 with Flash ...
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Motion - can't get streaming working from a webcam

I'm trying to record a video stream from my Tenvis IP camera with motion 3.2.12 on Debian 7.5. I used the standard debian package with sudo apt-get install motion Assume my DNS IP cam is webcam, ...
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Identifying USB devices

I have five USB cameras, same brand, same model(Canyon CNR-FWC120H). They are used to monitor different scenes 24/7. I need to somehow identify which camera is which from the Linux(Debian) console or ...
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How can I share an usb cam with another computer, both Linux?

I have a new notebook that has a poor integrated Webcam: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 04f2:b322 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd bDeviceClass 239 Miscellaneous Device bDeviceProtocol 1 ...
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1answer
192 views

Using Raspberry Pi as I/O for webcams

I'm working on a project where a Raspberry Pi is being used as an I/O board for multiple servos, which are actually controlled by another computer, connected to the RPi via ethernet. I need to add 2 ...
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202 views

Ffmpeg dropping frames, but not using more the 10-20% of cpu

I have some old hardware so I'm not expecting miracles. I want to stream from a webcam to ustream at standard quality. I'm using a code like sudo ffmpeg -re -f v4l2 -i /dev/video1 -f flv ...
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156 views

Questions about FFMPEG Command Streaming Webcam Frames

I am using the following command to capture raw RGB data from my webcam (I originally pieced this together with help from some people on another question): ffmpeg -f video4linux2 -r 1 -s 640x480 -i ...
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2answers
718 views

pipe webcam video stream data for processing

I found that in linux you can use video4linux2 and ffmpeg to read the data from /dev/video0 and grab the video from webcam. ffmpeg output the data to a video file, which has a limited length. My ...
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2answers
235 views

Accessing Webcam Streams Through Shell

I am writing an app (running on ARM Ubuntu) that needs to be able to do image processing on the video stream from a webcam. The easiest way that I can get the data is through the output stream on a ...
2
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1answer
192 views

How can I acquire decent quality audio with my webcam?

Whenever I try to record a video with my webcam (I haven't tried, but I suppose that it won't work also for programs like Skype) I can correctly capture the video, but they are silent, the audio is ...
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2answers
848 views

How can I list the available video modes for a USB webcam in Linux?

I faintly recall that once upon a time, I found a command-line tool (something involving "UVC") to list the supported resolutions & modes of a USB webcam camera (e.g. PAL, 640x480) in Linux, but ...
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Using hardware compression for webcam in Linux

I have a Logitech C615. I am assuming that if I configure mencoder just right, or perhaps v4l2, mencoder will use the native hardware compression of the web cam, and not try and decode and ...
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1answer
87 views

Distinguishing between multiple webcams in Linux?

I have two webcams connected to my machine, running Linux Mint. jacoby@oz:~$ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 jacoby@oz:~$ lsusb ... Bus 001 Device 003: ID 046d:08ce Logitech, Inc. QuickCam ...
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1answer
564 views

How can I get my webcam working in kernel 3.9.4 built for ARM?

I'm trying to get my USB webcam (Logitech QuickCam Communicate STX) working on an Olimex SAM9-L9260 board (ARM). I have used Buildroot 2013.05 and have the system up and running. I want to take webcam ...
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Logitech c310 Camera And Linux

Linux Mint 14 Nadia Cinnamon 64 bit Logitech HD Webcam c310 I've never used or installed a web cam before. I have the above camera and operating system. I plugged the thing into a USB port and ...
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241 views

Rotate webcam video on Ubuntu Linux

I need to rotate (90 degrees) the video feed of my laptop webcam to use it with skype/hangout. It seems to be possible using the gstreamer infrastructure, but I don't know how.
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1answer
1k views

UVCCapture resulting in: ioctl querycontrol error 22

I'm trying to capture an image from my webcam (Raspberry Pi, Rasbpbian). Using the following command: uvccapture -v I get the following output: Using videodevice: /dev/video0 Saving images to: ...
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1answer
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How to turn the laptop built-in webcam on/off from shell

Fn+F6 key combination turns my laptop's integrated web camera on/off. Looking at the dmesg output, it seems that the webcam (USB device) is being more or less virtually connected/disconnected to/from ...
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260 views

No permission to access webcam on linux

I am using a raspberry pi with raspbian to capture webcam shots and upload them to a web server. However, when I rebooted just now I no longer have access to the webcam. I have no idea why this ...
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614 views

Webcam stream doesn't work on Logitech E2500

I'm currently trying to get webcam streaming to work on a Logitech E2500 with ffmpeg. Running the command gives me some kind of buffer length error. pi@raspberrypi ~/ffmpeg-dmo-1.0 $ sudo ...
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0answers
411 views

xawtv/streamer webcam snapshots are “wrapped”, but streaming works

If I take a snapshot with my webcam, either through right-clicking in xawtv or through streamer -o snapshot.jpeg, the image is distorted. The simplest way to explain is through an example pictures: ...
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1answer
709 views

How to use a handycam as a Web Cam in linux

Can I use a camcorder as V4L2src in gstreamer? Simply can I use a camcorder as a webcam in Linux? If so what models are sported? Thanks in advance.
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1answer
662 views

Linux (v4l) webcam - make settings “stick”

My Logitech camera (C300) is properly detected and present at /dev/video0. However, by default the image has contrast and saturation set to maximum, which significantly degrades the image quality. I ...
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1answer
551 views

Why can’t two programs access my webcam simultaneously?

I first launch cheese and my webcam turns on. I then run vlc to grab the output of /dev/video0 but it fails with: [0x7f3ea40012e8] v4l2 demux error: cannot set input 0: Device or resource busy ...
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1answer
721 views

Linux web cam with time and date?

How to record video from webcam with added date and time? VLC and cheese cat't do it.
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1answer
11k views

Using multiple USB webcams in Linux

Running more than one USB webcam in Debian/Linux results in the the following error: libv4l2: error turning on stream: No space left on device VIDIOC_STREAMON: No space left on device What ...
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0answers
1k views

Webcam resolution, vlc and Linux

I'm trying to do some some streaming with a webcam, but so far the results are not good: everything I stream in 320x240 looks good, but as soon as I choose a higher resolution, the image quality gets ...
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1answer
714 views

Webcam microphone input in Gnome/pulseaudio

Just got a "Trust" webcam, which gets recognized on my Ubuntu Lucid. It has a built in microphone - which also gets recognized - however, I cannot really get it to act as the system microphone input? ...
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1answer
387 views

Delaying screenshot from webcam with mplayer

is there a way to delay screenshotting on mplayer? The parameter "-ss" doesnt work, because its not a seekable input. Currently im using: mplayer -nosound tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:device=/dev/video1 ...
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1answer
322 views

UNIX approach to capturing video from webcam across a network

I have two Linux computers on a LAN (call them Foo and Bar), and I'd like to find a way to capture stream video from the webcam on Foo to Bar. I'd like to avoid using a GUI client which uses a ...
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0answers
186 views

Is there a USB camera that works with linux with software-controllable white balance?

I'm looking for a USB webcam for a computer vision application running on linux - and it has to be USB, firewire won't work in the particular application. If I remember correctly the reason that this ...
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1answer
1k views

Web camera not working with fedora

I'm using fedora 15 on my HP G42 laptop, I didn't install any particular packages for access web camera. Does the default OS support access web camera or Do I need to install any software package for ...
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1answer
1k views

Baby monitor with netbook and smartphone

We're shopping for a baby monitor, but it seems like a waste to pay $150 for something when we already have both cameras/microphones (netbook with built-in webcam is the most mobile one) and remote ...
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2answers
941 views

Guide to creating a chroot environment - specifically with a different kernel

I have successfully installed a Ubuntu chroot (Maverick) on a running Linux appliance (an old Thecus N5200PRO box) which has been running various services for me quite happily. When I attempted to ...
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1answer
242 views

VLC Stream Size

VLC can open my webcam using the Media → Open Capture Device menu. However, how do I control the webcam capture resolution? It seems to be stuck at 640x480.
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1answer
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Unable to detect monitor webcam in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop PC. I have connected my 17" Dell LCD monitor with webcam (using the monitor's USB cable). Ubuntu does not detect the webcam at all (I tried Skype and Cheese, ...
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1answer
159 views

VideoLAN device addressing in VLC

How do I get the VideoLAN device information that corresponds with /dev/video, and /dev/video1 for vlc targetting? This command kind of does what I want: vlc v4l2:// -vvv input_stream ...
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How do you enable webcam support in Facebook for Ubuntu 10.04?

I think I have finally arrived at an insolvable equation: Chromium v.7 + Ubuntu 10.04 + Sun Java 6 + Webcam + Facebook + Flash 10 = non-functional All of those items listed above are potential ...
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2answers
975 views

Webcam raw format

I have a crappy usb webcam (Logitech C250) and want to discover what raw format the device sends. I'm using VLC to stream the video across my network, but there are lots of formats to choose from, ...
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1answer
483 views

Linux webcam recorder

On Windows there are several programs to record video+audio from your webcam (many just come with the webcam), but I would like one for linux. I haven't been able to find anything for linux... any ...
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4answers
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Will lsusb and lspci list devices for which the system has no drivers?

I have been administering linux systems for years now, but usually they are commodity boxes and as a result I rarely have driver problems, short of needing to install some "restricted" or ...
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Simple webcam server [closed]

I am looking for a simple solution to turn a standard webcam on a Windows or Linux PC into a source for webcam images in a website hosted on another machine. Ideally it implements a minimal web ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I find out what driver is being used with a webcam in linux?

On my Ubuntu (10.04) system, the Ativa SMP-6AS webcam has worked out of the box. On a minimalistic (no gui) Debian Lenny system, it only creates devices for audio (/dev/audio1, /dev/dsp1, ...
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1answer
1k views

Streaming low-latency video from a low-spec Linux box?

For a robotics project, I have a really low-spec Linux box (76MB ram, 729MHz processor, relatively good video card...yes, we're talking about a Nintendo Wii here) which I want to use to stream video ...
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1answer
461 views

Logitech QuickCam Sphere has Blue Tint after 10.04 Ubuntu Upgrade

After upgrading Ubuntu to 10.04, my Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Orbit/Sphere AF now has a blue tint in both Skype and guvcview (So probably everything). Anyone run into this problem? I am going to run my ...
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2answers
37k views

How do I reset an USB device without unplugging it in Linux?

Every now and then there might come a need to reset a USB device, is there a way to perform the reset in software without unplugging the device itself and then pluggin it back in? More specifically I ...
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4answers
982 views

Webcam nightmare on LINUX

I have a computer relatively new with Fedora 10. I have bought a webcam, plugged it in, run cheese and the webcam works perfectly. So, it is supported by the kernel. Than, the hard part... I have ...
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3answers
5k views

webcam problem with skype on linux

I am runing ubuntu 9.10 and the latest version of skype but I have problem with webcam. When I trie the webcam with cheese it works fine but when I try to use the web on skype , skype crashes. can any ...
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3answers
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Run Linux script at time 'n' on first day, 'n+15 mins' next day, and so on

I'm trying to take timelapse images using my webcam. What I want to do is run a script at midnight on 1st Jan, then 00:15 on 2nd Jan, 00:30, 3rd Jan and so on. This can keep running forever, I'll ...
2
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1answer
4k views

HD web cam that has good Linux support

I'm looking for a HD (720p or up) webcam, that has good Linux support. Good linux support for me is, in the order of preference: Mainline kernel support in 2.6.31 kernel or older. Debian packaged ...