Failed to query UVC probe control: If they’re the same as the other Lifecam models, then probably no. Have you tried running virtualbox as root, then dropping the camera in the virtual machine? What happens when you plug it in? Josh 3, 6 42 I’d have prefered a lower price tag, but I was willing to pay a little extra for the convenience of buying from a local store where it would be easy to return if it wasn’t Linux-compatible, versus buying a cheaper webcam online and having to pay shipping. Email Required, but never shown.

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I burnt the ISO, installed it and I ran a search in Firefox as the Webcam appeared to be the only thing that was not up and running from the beginning. Other UVC compliant video input devices are very likely to be supported.

VX works [was: Re: vx webcam in Debian]

Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Older kernel versions implemented a different API that is now deprecated and scheduled for removal in 2. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

It Worked Out of the Box for Me!!!! Turns out the issue was VMware. To edit launcher in Unity you need to edit Skype.


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I’ve got little experience getting web cams to work, my Microsoft one simply plugs in and works The video works in skype with no issues. Installing uvcvideocheese and motion directly on the host worked fine.

If you plan to buy this camera make sure it matches the product name. See Hans de Goede’s lkfecam on the linux-uvc-devel mailing list for more information.

Little can be done to fix the problem. I then tried a video call to my other computer and it worked too.

Linux UVC driver and tools

Only specific part numbers are affected. I looked at that and that’s for a different version of Ubuntu.

Mark Rooney 5, 1 29 Look for a webcam that has at least a VGA sensor x Now very, very outdated. Lifeccam to extract the firmware from the MacOS X driver and load it into the device are available at http: I go to sound and video configuration, it sees a usb mic, but it is grayed out.

VX-5000 works [was: Re: vx-1000 webcam in Debian]

August 17th, 8. I will be fine by doing it through terminal micrsooft that is how to do it. If you plan to buy a Logitech webcam, consider getting one of the models not affected by the bug. I have looked all over Ask Ubuntu and can’t find any way to install the driver easily.


For better performances, connect the camera to a USB 2. No matter how hard I tried I couldn’t make the camera work inside a virtual machine under VMware Server 2. More information about the issue, including possible workarounds, are available on the QuickCam Team website. Making it permanent If this works, you can change the Menu entry similar to how demua suggests lifecqm Skype may not detect the camera however.

Instructions to install the latest uvcdynctrl tool are available from the QuickCam Team website. While the one listed in this table is UVC compatible, the other s might not be. If they’re the same as the other Lifecam models, then probably no. For applications that don’t use libv4l, try holding your computer upside-down.