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my winbook 6120 webcam video doesn't work in ubuntu


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#1 al57

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 10:49 AM

Hello bleepers Here is my problem I recently installed jolicloud on my Toshiba satellite a105 I am duel booting Everything works well except for my
winbook 6210 usb webcam. The audio and microphone work when using google voice but I have no video. added cheese webcam app but it doesn't recognize
the webcam says no device detected. Not having any luck installing drivers using Wine. Any suggestions on getting this webcam to work? also I have a logic tech quick cam that works just fine. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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#2 anothercletus

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 03:14 AM

maybe this will help: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam/Troubleshooting

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video4Linux

winbook, hmmm. grumble grumble...i've deleted two diatribes now:)

#3 cosmic_sniper05

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 07:00 AM

does your laptop have a function key for turning the built-in cam on/off? For example, on mine it's Fn+F6. I suspect that your cam itself is turned off that's why it is not detected (as you've mentioned).
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