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camera app problem

camera app problem I installed ubuntu 24.04 , in the launcher there is icon for camera app but when I open it I get message that there is no camera detected , I downloaded cheese app and it detected the camera so I decided to remove camera app and when I searched for camera app …

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Built in camera not recognized

Built in camera not recognized I installed Ubuntu 22.04 in ThinkPad X1 Carbon and when I open cheese it shows "No device found". I don’t think that the problem is Cheese, because when searching for a camera via terminal, it can’t be found. I also checked BIOS and the camera is enabled (I can use …

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Hello windows camera as a web camera on Linux | Philips 272s1mh/00

Hello windows camera as a web camera on Linux | Philips 272s1mh/00 I recently bought a Philips 272s1mh/00 27" monitor with the idea of using it as an additional monitor for my work HP laptop with Windows 11 pro and at the same time for my Dell Vostro laptop with Linux Mint Cinnamon 21.1. I …

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Make phone calls from desktop computer

Make phone calls from desktop computer I have a microphone and camera on my desktop system. I would like to be able to make phone calls using the computer. I use zoom, so it seems like it should be doable. Is it possible using Ubuntu Mate? Asked By: fixit7 || Source You can use Google …

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Disable webcam at boot time, by appending a boot parameter

Disable webcam at boot time, by appending a boot parameter I have an internal webcam on my Dell laptop. I don’t see it listed with lspci, but it works. I am using a self-compiled kernel, and here are the options I have enabled: # zcat /proc/config.gz | grep -v ‘^#’ | egrep ‘(MEDIA|VIDEO)’ CONFIG_ACPI_VIDEO=y CONFIG_MEDIA_SUPPORT=y …

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integrated camera not detected/working on Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58

integrated camera not detected/working on Acer Nitro 5 AN515-58 The integrated camera is not detected/working. Cheese says No device found. Guvcview says Guvcview error no video device (/dev/video0) found I have dual boot with Windows 10 and the camera works there. From what I saw in other threads, the following information might be useful. Let …

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Camera not working in Cheese in WSL2

Camera not working in Cheese in WSL2 I am trying to get my laptop’s webcam to work in Cheese, but I get this output: mohab@DESKTOP-VUD35O1:~$ cheese ** Message: 17:24:15.307: cheese-application.vala:214: Error during camera setup: No device found (cheese:6699): cheese-CRITICAL **: 17:24:15.512: cheese_camera_device_get_name: assertion ‘CHEESE_IS_CAMERA_DEVICE (device)’ failed (cheese:6699): GLib-CRITICAL **: 17:24:15.512: g_variant_new_string: assertion ‘string != NULL’ …

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USB camera not working, recognized as keyboard

USB camera not working, recognized as keyboard Plugging in a USB UVC camera is being detected, but recognized as a keyboard, on a laptop running Fedora 34. cheese does not see this camera as an input device, only the built-in webcam. How can I get the camera to be detected correctly? journalctl output: kernel: usb …

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How to change camera access?

How to change camera access? I have a inbuilt camera and I want to change camera access for Ubuntu! In Windows I can simply go to privacy > Camera and turn access off! but How to do it in Ubuntu? Edit : I found a way to disable camera temporally To disable camera temporally – …

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How to blur webcam background in Microsoft Teams

How to blur webcam background in Microsoft Teams I am currently using Teams for a master and I would like to blur my backgrounds, do you know any way to do it? Asked By: Alessio_110 || Source Microsoft Teams has this option built-in (as described in the official Microsoft documentation). Unfortunately, the documentation also states …

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Webcam not working on Ubuntu 20.04 after recent kernel update

Webcam not working on Ubuntu 20.04 after recent kernel update My builtin webcam stopped working after a kernel update issued after 22 April 2020 . Before this date i was able to take pictures on cheese and video call etc , and for a while i didn’t use my webcam until yesterday i noticed that …

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Why can multiple consumers access a *single* v4l2-loopback stream from a webcam

Why can multiple consumers access a *single* v4l2-loopback stream from a webcam I recently needed a single webcam to be shared simultaneously by 3 applications (a web browser, a videoconferencing app, and ffmpeg to save the stream). It’s not possible to simply share the /dev/video* stream because as soon as one application is using it, …

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Shotwell can't access camera

Shotwell can't access camera When I plug in my Cannon 50D camera with a USB cable into my laptop (running Ubuntu 19.10) and Shotwell pops up. But when I click on the ‘Cannon Digital Camera’ entry on the left sidebar an error message pops up that says, “The camera is locked by another application. Please …

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Multiple /dev/video for one physical device

Multiple /dev/video for one physical device First some specs: my computer is an HP EliteBook 8460p. It comes with an integrated Chicony HP HD webcam. My issue is that a lot of applications (well, at least Skype and guvcview) are displaying multiple lines for the same webcam; indeed, if I do ls -l /dev | …

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/dev/video0 Camera support on WSL?

/dev/video0 Camera support on WSL? Is there any way to pass the camera through to Windows Subsystem for Linux? This feature would make everything I’m doing right now so much easier. I know there is a feature request for USB support, but is there a workaround for now? Can I setup a camera stream on …

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Rotate webcam as well as screen (portrait mode)

Rotate webcam as well as screen (portrait mode) TL;DR: Is it possible to rotate by 90 degrees the feed of a built-in screen webcam? I have 2 screen monitors, one in landscape and one in portrait mode. The webcam is on the “portrait” monitor, the “landscape” monitor doesn’t have a rotation capability (so I cannot …

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How to know if my webcam is used or not?

How to know if my webcam is used or not? Which command allows me to know if my webcam is used or not? lsof /dev/video0 is not sufficient. All block devices with major and minor number 81 and 0 should be monitored. Asked By: user123456 || Source If your kernel uses modules (which is highly …

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Retrieve photos via USB from Canon EOS 350D

Retrieve photos via USB from Canon EOS 350D I have a Canon EOS 350D which has a bent pin in the CF slot. Therefore I do not want to take out the card more often then needed now, retrieving the images via the mini-USB port should be possible, in principle. There are two options I …

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How do you determine the capabilities of a WebCam?

How do you determine the capabilities of a WebCam? I have a collection of WebCam’s lying around. Some of them are new, some go back a decade — have to love not having to “upgrade” devices in Linux! Somehow I’ve developed the impression that manufacturers come up with different ways to convince consumers that this …

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How to copy files *to* a camera?

How to copy files *to* a camera? I’d like to copy a firmware update file to my Canon 7D camera, connected via USB. After it was auto-mounted by thunar + thunar-volman + gvfs-gphoto2 I tried the following: $ cp eos7d-v205-win/7D000205.FIR /run/user/1000/gvfs/gphoto2:host=%5Busb%3A001%2C012%5D/ $ echo $? 0 $ ls /run/user/1000/gvfs/gphoto2:host=%5Busb%3A001%2C012%5D/ DCIM MISC So that went into a …

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