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Author Topic: USB cam software  (Read 2399 times)
dukefluke
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« on: July 29, 2008, 02:13:30 pm »

I have this webcam lying around that I just plugged in.

lsusb shows:

Code:
Bus 4 Device 3: ID 0c45:6029 Microdia Triplex i-mini PC Camera

I did some googling and found this:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/showproduct.php/product/3536/cat/myprod

which says that it uses the sn9c102 module.

After checking with lsmod I see that I have this module loaded.

and cat /dev/video0 shows me lots chars flying by so I think its working.

My question is now what? What software are my fellow vectorites using??

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exeterdad
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« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2008, 02:45:21 pm »

I've never used a webcam in Linux. But I did test if my wife's internal webcam was working by capturing a short video clip with ffmpeg. I'm pretty sure this link has the command that worked for me.
http://www.ilovemyjournal.com/?action=personal_entry&eid=3840&user=1
Not what you were looking for, but you can confirm it's working.
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dukefluke
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« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2008, 03:14:37 pm »

Thanks for that link I'll check it out.

I found this little program called fswebcam. Its a shell program and I just used it to test the camera.
Works ok.

Checked with gslapt-get and didn't find a package for fswebcam so I downloaded the source from the authors website and compiled it.

vpackage couldn't compile it though stopped with an error. Love that vpackage thing its neat.
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