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The only solution I can point is to look at the old source and where the patch applies the differences, and try to find the same places in the new source file, inserting the lines by hand. Here are tips for configuration of a webcam. Then you can use any application e. Links A HowTo in the blog entry http: I solved it by extracting to the desktop and then moving it all to the correct place using automatix.

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Except that there were mentioned only RedmondOS, Logitech QuickCam Messanger webcam works great in Linux, and configured in same three steps minus tons of useless proprietaty garbage.

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The brightness settings are slightly off, is there a way to adjust brightness levels of the webcam?

How to configure webcam in Debian Linux | Debian Admin

Which source of the spca5xx driver did you use? Next, execute these instructions: Instead of this line, which gave errors: After that, webcam soft should be runned:. Did not receive a reply. Those who use distribution kernel, this guide may be helpful.


If you compile a debia, this link is usually there. Invalid module format You will have to recompile with the correct gcc version. I tried this same tutorial on my other computer and it worked perfectly: You may use it as security camera or telemetric device: Child returned status 2 tar: This did not work: That’s why you have to replace it by a self-compiled one see below.

spca5xx package : Debian

Spca5xx installed, but no webcam So, in kernel must be turned on: Are deebian new to LinuxQuestions. To use your spca5xx-supported webcam with GnomeMeeting will require libpt-plugins-v4l.

If it does not work, see the Troubleshooting section below. For everyone with Feisty: If we use sudo this change will be discarded when the execution of the sudo commands ends, i.

Could you try it? What I know is that the version I used when I wrote this post November 12th, sure was.

Become root Step 3: If the webcam does not automatically work check that the gspca spva5xx has been loaded with lsmod grep gspca If it is not loaded the command results in no output run sudo modprobe gspca Ubuntu 6. It can be something like this:. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


This can be installed by running: Unpack it tar xfvz spca5xx If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! This information is valid for Breezy and may change in later versions of Ubuntu.

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Having a problem logging in? This bug manifests itself by crashing the system when the camera is activated. This howto is partially based on information found in arnieboy’s posting: