Webcam Troubleshooting Even if you’re running a version of Ubuntu that includes spca5xx out of the box, you still might not have it and need to install the driver. I get the following message: Page History Login to edit. Find More Posts by JOtis For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. So, we use this method: Those who use distribution kernel, this guide may be helpful.

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In amsn it says “Cannot display the webcam’s image. The command to install these packages is: Get the spca5xx source code First download the current spca5xx source from Michel Xhaard’s homepage and store it in your home directory. Tried to install to gspca as root from http: On the box of Logitech QuickCam, there were logo of an alternative operation system, but in Debian configuration of a webcam is as easy as The spca5xx driver is included in the Ubuntu kernel and works out of the box in Ubuntu 6.


You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Get the spca5xx source code Step 2: So, in kernel must be turned on:. If all was done correctly, you should see video in a small window yo Camorama. At the time of writing is the latest version. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. So, in kernel must be turned on: Installing spca5xx driver for webcam. No such file or directory.

In skype it says “No devices found”. It can be something like this:. No such file or directory.

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This means it might crash your kernel in the worst case. Find More Posts by osor.

Originally Posted by JOtis All times are GMT If the kernel was compiled using a gcc version different from what was used for compiling the spca5xx module, you will get an error message complaining FATAL: After that, webcam soft should be runned:. Become root Step 3: Having indtall problem logging in? Conclusion Except that there were mentioned sca5xx RedmondOS, Logitech QuickCam Messanger webcam works great in Linux, and configured in same three steps minus tons of useless proprietaty garbage.


Links A HowTo in the blog entry http: By default Breezy installs gcc I cannot use webcam in skype or not even in amsn. Leave a comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.