Is there any known workaround to let quickcam express appear as a v4l device in hal, until the bug is fixed? Only the first frame is captured and then it seems frozen, but those problems are out of the scope of this bug report. I’d have expected information about newer versions than 7 and 8 but anyhow, read that and attempt to follow the steps they give to check if the driver is installed, and if not, continue through getting the sourcecode, etc. Since then, a group of developers around the world have evolved the driver into its current state, adding support for new cameras and chipsets as they have become available. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

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But hal does not detect this device as v4l capable.

Linux Driver for Quickcam USB cameras

I did take some codec, and tried to edit the qc-driver. There are two versions of the driver in the intrepid kernel-package source, however only one of them is compiled. Warty and Hoary both detect and load the ov driver included with the kernel, but neglect to load the image decompressor kernel module.

The one attached to my last post and the one linked in my last post? There are one of two ways you should be able to test: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. So this issue has been fixed already and the only remaining thing to get this bug closed is to apply the patch Simon Munton suggested. I had a lot of fiddling to get video to work in the previous 2.


Here’s another thread or two, from the Ubuntu forums and some blog post. Installation This section explains how to compile and install the qc-usb driver for the Linux kernel. We are doing SSL jaycrav in How to enable.

Problems Installing QuickCam Chat for Ubuntu

However, as your sysfs. If this bug is going to get fixed then in a distro specific patch unless somebody decides to take over upstream maintenance and get this driver into shape for inclusion into the kernel.

Just like you I get the very dark image, although the frame lgoitech seems to be good, the motion is smooth. Changing back to confirmed as the camera still isn’t detected as v4l capable, neither in hardy, nor in intrepid. Thanks again, we really appreicate your help and feedback.

November 16th, 2. FYI, not hal applications, like ‘camorama’, work Thanks, Alfredo.

[ubuntu] logitech quickcam chat issues

If anyone could check whether this bug still exists that would be great. Patches Updated patch for 2.


You need to log in to change this bug’s status. If you go here: These instructions worked for me. Executing the following commands: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Join Date Oct Beans This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. This bug is still present. Johan Gunnarsson johang wrote on I don’t know what a tar is or does or how to find one.

But it is not shown in Skype and I don’t know how to make it work. Hi, this is what I got In the newest version in hardy and intrepid the device is still not recognized as v4l capable.

These installation instructions worked admirably. But this driver seems to have its own set of problems, too. The following Logitech webcams are not compatible with this logihech and are supported by other drivers:.