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miris
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webcam support

Post by miris »

I have recently installed LXDE which replaced by XFCE installation. I am much more happy with it at the moment but have run into an issue with my web cam. I have Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 which worked reasonably fine with XFCE but in LXDE I see no place to configure it. I am not a linux power user, unfortunately, but found out the webcam is detected. It, however, does not load any drivers.

Is there any way to make the cam work?
robsmint
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Re: webcam support

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If I run

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lsmod |grep vide
in a terminal I get the following ( for a different webcam):

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uvcvideo               56990  0 
videodev               34361  1 uvcvideo
v4l1_compat            13251  2 uvcvideo,videodev
video                  17375  1 i915
output                  1871  1 video
Do you get anything like this? Can you post the result of lsmod |grep video.
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