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not able to get web cam working (Trust Web Cam 14382)

Asked by Tony Ware on 2012-05-04

I have a Trust webcam on my Packard Bell iMedia desktop but cannot get it to work, it worked OK when I installed 12.04.

Regards

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Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; lsusb

Thanks

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #2

On 04/05/12 14:11, actionparsnip wrote:
> Your question #195990 on Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/195990
>
> Status: Open => Needs information
>
> actionparsnip requested more information:
> Can you give the output of:
>
> lsb_release -a; uname -a; lsusb
>
> Thanks
>
I have solved the issue, I was looking through other posts and found
someone with a similar problem, found one and tried the code and it now
works, thanks for you very quick reply.

Many regards
Tony

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Tony Ware
70 St Marys Rise
Writhlington
BA33PD
07964188896

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #3

Found a solution from Launchpad, another user had a similar problem, and the sugested solution worked for me also.

Many Thanks

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #4

tony@tony-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; lsusb
LSB Version: core-2.0-ia32:core-2.0-noarch:core-3.0-ia32:core-3.0-noarch:core-3.1-ia32:core-3.1-noarch:core-3.2-ia32:core-3.2-noarch:core-4.0-ia32:core-4.0-noarch
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux tony-HP-G60-Notebook-PC 3.2.0-24-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 25 08:43:52 UTC 2012 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:0158 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. USB 2.0 multicard reader
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 04f2:b091 Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd Webcam
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 046d:c52b Logitech, Inc. Unifying Receiver
tony@tony-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$

Try:

LD_PRELOAD = / usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so cheese

Is it better?

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #6

On 06/05/12 09:15, actionparsnip wrote:
> Your question #195990 on cheese in Ubuntu changed:
> https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cheese/+question/195990
>
> Status: Open => Needs information
>
> actionparsnip requested more information:
> Try:
>
> LD_PRELOAD = / usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so cheese
>
> Is it better?
>
I am very sorry, I gave you the output from my laptop instead of the
desktop PC, I will resend the output from the pc.

Many thanks

--
Tony Ware
70 St Marys Rise
Writhlington
BA33PD
07964188896

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #7

Here is correct output, sorry.

christine@christine-I-media-MC-H1519:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; lsusb
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Release: 12.04
Codename: precise
Linux christine-I-media-MC-H1519 3.2.0-24-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 25 08:43:52 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 002: ID 093a:2468 Pixart Imaging, Inc. SoC PC-Camera
Bus 005 Device 002: ID 04f3:02f4 Elan Microelectronics Corp. 2.4G Cordless Mouse
christine@christine-I-media-MC-H1519:~$

Regards Tony Ware

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #8

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