installing software

Asked by randy on 2008-07-14

i have webcam and ubuntu is not allowing me to install it to my laptop there is a pop up message saying that the the disc was not a debian disc. how can i install my webcam? and also i want to install chikka but its not allowing me. please help me.

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2008-07-15
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2008-07-15
Yannick Defais (sevmek) said : #1

Hello,

This is a driver issue for Ubuntu, not an Ekiga issue.

Best regards,
Yannick

randy (ynardz) said : #2

i want to install softwarw like creative web in my laptop but ubuntu is not allowing me. there is a pop up message saying that the disc in cdrom was not a debian disc. the software i am installing is genuine how come ubuntu is not allowing it? and one thing you know chikka messanger i also want to download it online but the same way its not allowing me to download it. please help me. i really like ubuntu but it is very technical. i hope you could help me with this. thanks and more power!

--- On Tue, 7/15/08, Yannick Defais <email address hidden> wrote:
From: Yannick Defais <email address hidden>
Subject: Re: [Question #39216]: installing software
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Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2008, 5:11 AM

Your question #39216 on ekiga in ubuntu changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ekiga/+question/39216

    Status: Open => Answered

Yannick Defais proposed the following answer:
Hello,

This is a driver issue for Ubuntu, not an Ekiga issue.

Best regards,
Yannick

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Jensen Somers (jsomers) said : #3

Because that is most likely Windows software, which you cannot run on Linux.

Unless you start emulating it via Wine.

Yannick Defais (sevmek) said : #4

Hello,

If you want install software, please read this first:
https://help.ubuntu.com/8.04/add-applications/C/index.html

Regards,
Yannick

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