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Hipchat 2.2.1080 on ubuntu 64bit 12.04 flashes webcam on startup

I recently updated to hipchat version 2.2.1080 and everytime I start it up it flashes the webcam. By this, I mean the light on my cam flashes. It flashes only for a second then turns off. Does ...
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Why is my webcam not working on VMplayer 6.0.1?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop with the following configuration: Model: i5-3575 3.7 GiB of RAM Intel Core i5 4200 CPU @1.60 GHz X4 Intel Haswell Mobile Graphics 350 GB hard drive Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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121 views

What is a quick way to stream and live record video to the Internet using Ubuntu?

I need to set up a webcam to act as a security monitor for a one-off event of around 10 hours. My key requirement is that the video feed is streaming to the Internet and being recorded to the ...
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Webcam not working with Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS 64-bit

I have installed Cheese Webcam Booth from ubuntu software center but my when I run this software I am getting following message/error. "No device found" I also installed Camorama Webcam viewer but ...
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Virtualbox and laptop webcamera

I am using Win7 64bit Ultimate on HP's EliteBook 8560p and I am running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit in virtualbox. How do I access integrated notebook's webcamera from virtualized Ubuntu? I have installed ...
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Ubuntu screen as “webcam”

I want to enable my screen as a video capture drive, so I can share (stream) my desktop screen instead my webcam. I'm using Mint 12 (based on Ubuntu).
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Integrated webcam not working on Ubuntu 10.x/11.x

I have the solution for this, but since it is problem that has occurred on two versions of Ubuntu I thought I'd share it. Sometimes my integrated webcam is not functioning, I try to load cheese or ...
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Can't get webcam working (VirtualBox Ubuntu 11.10 on Mac OSX 10.6.8)

I installed the Guest Additions, installed the isight-firmware-tools by using the AppleUSBVideoSupport file but I still can't get access to the iSight webcam. When I launch >vlc v4l2:///dev/video0 I ...
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webcam worked yesterday, no more

Along with the rest of the world, I joined google plus right after invitations became available last night. I was able to use my webcam for their hangouts, now I cannot. When I checked lshw I can't ...
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798 views

Webcam Error On Skype Ubuntu

I'm trying to use my webcam with Skype. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04. I have read other all similar questions but they have not solved my problem. I can use my webcam with other applications (for example : ...
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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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ffmpeg fast motion webcam recording

I am trying to record every 12th frame from a webcam to a video file using ffmpeg to do fast motion (time delay) recording: ffmpeg -f oss -i /dev/dsp -r 2 -f video4linux2 -s 640x480 -i /dev/video0 -r ...
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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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Webcam not working on Asus eee PC

I recently bought an Asus eee PC 901 and the webcam doesn't work with the pre-installed Windows XP Home edition or Ubuntu Netbook Remix. When I disable the camera from the system tray and enable it ...
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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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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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Mouse not working in flash, Ubuntu!

Clicking buttons as on youtube works fine. The problem is that with chatroulette I have to allow flash to access my webcam. That box there is unclickable and I have tried everything.
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Ubuntu 9.10 Technika H16WC-01 Webcam

I know this is a lame cheap web camera, thus making it all the harder for me to find information about it. Ubuntu seems to recognise it, putting it in as /dev/video0 Skype is able to see that the web ...
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1answer
689 views

What webcams are just working with Ubuntu 9.10 - without requiring additional drivers?

I'm looking for webcams that can work on the new Ubuntu 9.10 without requiring any driver installation. Please remind that Ubuntu 9.10 dropped support for V4L1 and supports only V4L2. So if your ...
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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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897 views

Getting Sony Vaio notebooks running properly under Linux

I have a Sony Vaio notebook (VGN-SR) which came with Windows Vista, which I un-installed and replaced with Ubuntu Linux 9.04. Under Windows I had the ability to adjust the screen brightness, volume, ...
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How to make Creative Vista Webcam (041e:405f) work with recent Ubuntu?

I have Creative Vista Webcam (041e:405f) which has very slick and nice design but it doesn't really work under Ubuntu, all I can see is a green screen with some noise. How can I make it work?
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Why is my webcam choppy in ubuntu?

I am running Ubuntu 9.04 on a dell Inspiron 1520. I recently installed this new Pidgin 2.6.1 that includes voice and video chat. I have got the video chat working, but the video is incredibly jerky. ...