web cam not working in ubuntu 12.04

I have dual booting PC. My web cam is working in WinXP. But it is not detected in ubuntu 12.04.Please help me install it and use for skype and gtalk.

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Last query:
2012-04-28
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2012-05-05

No details of the system make / model and no details about the webcam?
Why have you not added any details to the question?

Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; lsusb

Thanks

ARUN KUMAR P K (degreeofcold) said : #2

Is it a USB type Web Cam ?? Cam detected or not ??
Please check it with Cheese. ("sudo apt-get install cheese")

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