I am using fedora FC10 with 2. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I cannot use webcam in skype or not even in amsn. You may use it as security camera or telemetric device: Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. But a great validation how-to before diving into Zoneminder software. Linux video capture interface:

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SpcaView & SpcaTools Howto

S By the way. I am using fedora FC10 with 2. If it does not work, see the Troubleshooting section below. Webcam driver Spca5xx-LEWhere!! During the tweaking I used this great guidelines because of my custom-made kernel.

It will spca5xc usable as a normal v4l2 device with both capture and stream capabilities. So, in kernel must be turned on: Download the necessary packages Step 4: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

Webcam Configuration

Get the spca5xx source code First download the current spca5xx source from Michel Xhaard’s homepage and store it in your home directory. In amsn it says “Cannot display the webcam’s image. You might have an access or security error preventing you from correctly reading spc5axx the video capture device. If you need to reset your password, click here.


Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. The video controls brightness, contrast etc. A fo of the kernel is not necessary. I suggest you look at the output of Code:. I suggest you look at the output of Code: JOtis02, You need to be root or use sudo to modprobe. Visit the following links: That’s why you have to replace it by a self-compiled one see below. I am very thankful to my friend Igor Chernjavsky for presented webcam — thanks a lot!

The spca5xx driver supports a wider range of cameras, but classifies itselves as experimental.

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The first question is: Skype is known to have problems with v4l, but it does not look like skype is the problem here. Having spcq5xx problem logging in? Skype does not appear to have a brightness control option. If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place!


Conclusion Except that there ho 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 gspca driver is included in vanilla kernels since 2. 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. Page History Login to edit.

By default Breezy installs gcc If the webcam works then, you might want to experiment with which USB port to use, as it seems to have these problems when on the same bus as e. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. No such file or directory.