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Postby jamieday » Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:15 pm

Hello, I have a webcam and it is not compatable with my Linux system. Who can help me?
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Postby PCNetSpec » Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:30 pm

The make/model of the webcam would help, as would the Linux distro/version you are using.

And what applications you have tried the webcam with.

Is it built-in, or USB ?

If built in, what is the make/model of the laptop etc.

The more info you can supply, the easier it will be for someone to help.

Also, what do you mean by "it is not compatible" ?
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Postby heiowge » Mon Apr 04, 2011 4:47 pm

Some webcams don't work with linux. Especially the really cheap ones from certain suppliers. My old trust one didn't work, so I bought a nice new logitech one before christmas.
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Postby towy71 » Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:21 pm

I just bought one with UVC(universal Video Class) on the case and it works fine, my Logitech Quickcam was always a hassle to get working and I got fed up with it ;-)
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