I am writing a program in C++ using opencv. I am working on Ubuntu via VMWare Fusion.

When I run my program, it seems the integrated webcam on my Mac is not recognized so I get the error message I coded when not able to access a camera footage. Does anyone have any experience with this and can give me some suggestions.

  • I have some experience with Windows and Ubuntu only, both hosts and guests, and Virtualbox. Usually USB connected devices need to be passed to the guest via a function menu. – user931000 Mar 27 '19 at 7:46
  • sorry, does this also apply to integrated webcams. I have na USB connected webcam – Zirhi Daniel Mar 27 '19 at 8:03

If you haven't found the answer yet:

Power down virtual machine. From the "Virtual Machine" menu, go to settings.

Then, double check the advanced settings in the USB/Bluetooth menu and make sure they are at least USB2 compatible.

Then, again in the settings menu, click on "add device" and in the following dialog: settings dialog add device select camera here and you should be going.

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