Need help with software!! plz help

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Need help with software!! plz help

Postby javi3r.lpz » Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Hey guys whats up!! i'm new to linux i was using windows vista and 7 but i'm using linux mint 8 helena 64 bit now and i really like it so far!! i just want to know if there is any software for my webcam its a built in laptop webcam and also want to know if there is any software for recording my descktop to do screencast and stuff i would really apreciate if any one plz help me out with software. i have tried using ubuntu 9.10 and there is software for it but i had a lot of problems with ubuntu and i like mint better i really need this kind of software thanks for reading guys have a good one!!!

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Re: Need help with software!! plz help

Postby Aging Technogeek » Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:25 pm

For the webcam, you can try "Cheese". It's available from Synaptic Package Manager (if the repos are back on line). Just search cheese, mark it for installation, and click Install.
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Re: Need help with software!! plz help

Postby javi3r.lpz » Wed Jan 27, 2010 2:47 pm

thanks :D i'm a noob in linux i dindt know about Synaptic Package Manager :P :D


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