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pascal111
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How to customize the cam

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I think my cam doesn't work as what supposed to be, how can I fix that.

My computer info:

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pascal@pascal-Lenovo-ideapad-330-15AST:~$ inxi -Fxzd 
System:
  Host: pascal-Lenovo-ideapad-330-15AST Kernel: 4.15.0-58-generic x86_64 
  bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.4.0 Desktop: MATE 1.22.0 
  Distro: Linux Mint 19.2 Tina base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic 
Machine:
  Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 81D6 v: Lenovo ideapad 330-15AST 
  serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: LENOVO model: LNVNB161216 v: No DPK serial: <filter> 
  UEFI [Legacy]: LENOVO v: 8UCN06WW date: 04/10/2018 
Battery:
  ID-1: BAT0 charge: 16.9 Wh condition: 26.7/30.6 Wh (87%) 
  model: CPT-COS L16C2PB2 status: Charging 
CPU:
  Topology: Dual Core model: AMD E2-9000 RADEON R2 4 COMPUTE CORES 2C+2G 
  bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Excavator L2 cache: 1024 KiB 
  flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm 
  bogomips: 7200 
  Speed: 1200 MHz min/max: 1200/1800 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1200 2: 1200 
Graphics:
  Device-1: AMD Stoney [Radeon R2/R3/R4/R5 Graphics] vendor: Lenovo 
  driver: amdgpu v: kernel bus ID: 00:01.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.6 driver: amdgpu,ati 
  unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,radeon,vesa resolution: 1366x768~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: AMD STONEY (DRM 3.23.0 4.15.0-58-generic LLVM 8.0.0) 
  v: 4.5 Mesa 19.0.8 direct render: Yes 
Audio:
  Device-1: AMD vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel 
  bus ID: 00:01.1 
  Device-2: AMD Family 15h Audio vendor: Lenovo driver: snd_hda_intel 
  v: kernel bus ID: 00:09.2 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.15.0-58-generic 
Network:
  Device-1: Realtek RTL8821CE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter 
  vendor: Lenovo driver: rtl8821ce v: N/A port: 2000 bus ID: 01:00.0 
  IF: wlp1s0 state: up mac: <filter> 
  Device-2: Realtek RTL810xE PCI Express Fast Ethernet vendor: Lenovo 
  driver: r8169 v: 2.3LK-NAPI port: 1000 bus ID: 02:00.0 
  IF: enp2s0 state: down mac: <filter> 
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 931.51 GiB used: 47.10 GiB (5.1%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Western Digital model: WD10SPZX-24Z10T0 
  size: 931.51 GiB 
  Optical-1: /dev/sr0 vendor: HL-DT-ST model: DVDRAM GUE0N rev: T.02 
  dev-links: cdrom,cdrw,dvd,dvdrw 
  Features: speed: 24 multisession: yes audio: yes dvd: yes 
  rw: cd-r,cd-rw,dvd-r,dvd-ram state: running 
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 91.17 GiB used: 32.32 GiB (35.5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda6 
  ID-2: /home size: 182.34 GiB used: 14.78 GiB (8.1%) fs: ext4 
  dev: /dev/sda8 
  ID-3: swap-1 size: 5.59 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda7 
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 38.4 C mobo: N/A gpu: amdgpu temp: 38 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:
  Processes: 168 Uptime: 51m Memory: 3.45 GiB used: 1.18 GiB (34.1%) 
  Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 7.4.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.20 
  inxi: 3.0.32 
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Re: How to customize the cam

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Do you have one, does it show up in lsusb? e.g.:

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andy@T432 ~ $ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 045e:07a5 Microsoft Corp. Wireless Receiver 1461C
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 17ef:100a Lenovo ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 04f2:b2da Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd thinkpad t430s camera <<<<<<<<<<
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0a5c:21e6 Broadcom Corp. BCM20702 Bluetooth 4.0 [ThinkPad]
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 147e:2020 Upek TouchChip Fingerprint Coprocessor (WBF advanced mode)
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 045e:07b2 Microsoft Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
I ask because I have 3 x T430, two have cameras and one doesn't. It took me ages to work out why it wouldn't work :)
Homebrew i5-8400+GTX1080 Cinnamon 19.0, 3 x Thinkpad T430 Cinnamon 19.0, i7-3632 , i5-3320, i5-3210, Thinkpad T60 19.0 Mate

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Re: How to customize the cam

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I have one and it works but the its images unclear ones.

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pascal@pascal-Lenovo-ideapad-330-15AST:~$ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 13d3:5a02 IMC Networks 
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0bda:c024 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0000:3825  
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0438:7900 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 2a7a:9a18  
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0a05:7211 Unknown Manufacturer hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
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