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by wutsinterweb
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:00 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?

Yes! The new Webcam I linked to in my above post arrived today and works right out of the box and works well. Good resolution, sound works too apparently though I need to do an actual chat to fully test. Very wide angle, maybe too wide for some. It was a repack from a return but came looking like ne...
by wutsinterweb
Wed Dec 09, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?

I've been refunded and I've ordered this one: https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B07W8G2H4P/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 It's cut priced because it is used, but supposedly I works in Linux, some people are having so so issues with it, but for the kind of money I have, it wil...
by wutsinterweb
Wed Dec 09, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?

I've already put it outside for pickup.
by wutsinterweb
Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?

I'm returning the webcam
by wutsinterweb
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:24 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?

I might return this and get something listed that I know will work. The camera might be defective even.
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzen Webcam, driver?

I'll hold off on trying anything else until further guidance.
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:05 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzen Webcam, driver?

Screenshot from 2020-12-08 22-03-49.png
I tried installing directly from dev site and this is what I got, but in the software app it installed, so evidently the current version of Mint isn't compatible?
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzen Webcam, driver?

Yeah, POST and Bootup and going into the GUI takes a lot longer with this plugged in.
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzen Webcam, driver?

One thing of note, since plugging in the webcam, bootup takes longer, including POST.
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzen Webcam, driver?

bucky2@bucky2:~$ modprobe cdc_acm modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'cdc_acm': Operation not permitted bucky2@bucky2:~$ sudo modprobe cdc_acm [sudo] password for bucky2: bucky2@bucky2:~$ guvcview GUVCVIEW: version 2.0.6 GUVCVIEW: couldn't open /home/bucky2/.config/guvcview2/video0 for read: No such...
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzen Webcam, driver?

after rebooting it is not finding the device in guvcview.
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

Re: New Shenzen Webcam, driver?

I installed it and I get the error invalid pixel format.
by wutsinterweb
Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]
Replies: 15
Views: 376

New Shenzhen Webcam, driver?[Solved, sorta]

I bought a new webam on sale from Amazon, it is a shenzen fullhan webcam, here is some info from hdwinfo: /5-1.4.4:1.4 SysFS BusID: 5-1.4.4:1.4 Hardware Class: unknown Model: "SHENZHEN Fullhan webcam" Hotplug: USB Vendor: usb 0x1d6c "SHENZHEN Fullhan" Device: usb 0x0103 "web...
by wutsinterweb
Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?

Thanks. I successfully resized the timeshift partition smaller and gave the space to my home partition. Thanks for the tips. Question: I never set up timeshift, not either with my previous install of 19.3, why did it automatically take so much space and save 5 backups by default? That shouldn't be t...
by wutsinterweb
Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?

Thanks! I mean I appreciate all the help so far!
by wutsinterweb
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?

I'm not even familiar with timeshift embarassingly.
by wutsinterweb
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?

I've never even deliberately used it. I just went in it and removed all but one backup!
by wutsinterweb
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?

and then run gparted from the thumb drive and resize things?
by wutsinterweb
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?

So I would want to resize or eliminate timeshift sda4 and give more space. I'd need to boot with install usb thumb, right?
by wutsinterweb
Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?
Replies: 18
Views: 331

Re: why is it showing only 7 GB free space?

It's running, it'll take a while, screen shot:
screenshot2.jpg

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