cheese wont open

Asked by Tony Ware on 2012-05-10

I have installed and uninstalled Cheese seveal times on my wifes desktop, but I am unable to open it, I have tried to open it from the terminal and I get the following:

(cheese:2992): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to add a widget with type GtkImage to a GtkToggleButton, but as a GtkBin subclass a GtkToggleButton can only contain one widget at a time; it already contains a widget of type GtkLabel

(cheese:2992): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to add a widget with type GtkImage to a GtkToggleButton, but as a GtkBin subclass a GtkToggleButton can only contain one widget at a time; it already contains a widget of type GtkLabel

(cheese:2992): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to add a widget with type GtkImage to a GtkToggleButton, but as a GtkBin subclass a GtkToggleButton can only contain one widget at a time; it already contains a widget of type GtkLabel

(cheese:2992): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to add a widget with type GtkImage to a GtkButton, but as a GtkBin subclass a GtkButton can only contain one widget at a time; it already contains a widget of type GtkLabel

(cheese:2992): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to add a widget with type GtkGrid to a GtkToggleButton, but as a GtkBin subclass a GtkToggleButton can only contain one widget at a time; it already contains a widget of type GtkLabel

(cheese:2992): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to add a widget with type GtkImage to a GtkButton, but as a GtkBin subclass a GtkButton can only contain one widget at a time; it already contains a widget of type GtkLabel

** (cheese:2992): CRITICAL **: cheese_camera_device_get_uuid: assertion `CHEESE_IS_CAMERA_DEVICE (device)' failed
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
christine@christine-I-media-MC-H1519:~$

Any help would be appreciated

Tony (from Christines PC)

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Last query:
2012-05-13
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2012-05-10

What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy cheese

Thanks

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #2

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy cheese

output =

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
cheese:
  Installed: 3.4.1-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 3.4.1-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 3.4.1-0ubuntu2 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
christine@christine-I-media-MC-H1519:~$

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Subject: Re: [Question #196750]: cheese wont open

Your question #196750 on Ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/196750

    Status: Open => Needs information

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What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy cheese

Thanks

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Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #4

Thanks but this (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cheese/+bug/872015) doesn't really help. I cannot get Cheese to even open let alone open with no buttons.

Regards Tony

Tony Ware (tonyware) said : #5

Here is the output:

christine@christine-I-media-MC-H1519:~$ lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy cheese
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
cheese:
  Installed: 3.4.1-0ubuntu2
  Candidate: 3.4.1-0ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 3.4.1-0ubuntu2 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
christine@christine-I-media-MC-H1519:~$

Many thanks

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