How do I access my webcam

Asked by Susan Aquila on 2010-12-28

I just bought the computer and can't access the webcam can't even find where the access is in the puter I have an Dell inspiron 1764 with a linux system with ubuntu whatever that is

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2010-12-28
marcus aurelius (adbiz) said : #1

the webcam is most likely the little dot on the top middle part of the screen/lid.

open the program called cheese. it's for snapping pix and making videos from your webcam.

marcus aurelius (adbiz) said : #2

click the link below and you can see the dot on the picture. that's the webcam.
http://www.pcmag.com/slideshow_viewer/0,3253,l%253D247974%2526a%253D247777%2526po%253D2,00.asp?p=n

If cheese doesn't give a picture of yourself, can you please give the output of:

lsusb

Thanks

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