logitech webcam configuration

Asked by Ceci on 2010-11-22

I am new to the Ubuntu world and I am trying to install my old Logitec webcam into my new Ubuntu PC... I have plugged in the webcam's usb and If I turn on Cheese I can see the webcam led turning green... but no sign of any immage. NOt even on skype.
I really to not know where to look for the connection, nor this kernel thing I read about :-( Please help me! and please be simple with the explanation :-)

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marcus aurelius (adbiz) said : #1

which logitech webcam do you have?

if it's the quickcam communicate deluxe, those don't work on certain usb ports. try plugging it into another port. if that doesn't work, return it and get another brand.

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