in ubuntu 10.10 i knew how to find and use my webcam. in 11.04 i cant find it.where did it go?

Asked by mdcourtney on 2011-04-30

in ubuntu 10.10 i could use my webcam, but in 11.04 i can;t find it. where did it go?

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Thomas Krüger
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2011-05-01
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2011-05-01
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2011-04-30
Best Thomas Krüger (thkrueger) said : #1

Your webcam is most probably on the same place as before, next to the LED. ;-)
If you are looking for a tool to access the cams pictues, create video and make snapshots, you might be looking for "Cheese".
If it is not installed open the Ubuntu Software Center and search for "cheese" to install it.

mdcourtney (mdcourtney) said : #2

yes thank you.i had it installed in 10.10 and though it would move with the upgrade. thanks again