in terminal run:
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$ m-a prepare
$ m-a a-i gspca
it might give you an error, it did to me - but worked anyway
start skype - or another application for video conferencing, and under video devices you should see your camera.
voila, that's it.
worked for me with a canyon cn-wcam21 camera - the cheapest chinese stuff money can buy.
this post is dedicated to husse, the good spirit of this forum, who provided assistance to numerous newbies and experts alike with over 10000 posts to date.
thank you, mate!
a question: can't this module be installed automatically?