You can check if it’s loaded with: This version does seem to be more user friendly. I’d have prefered a lower price tag, but I was willing to pay a little extra for the convenience of buying from a local store where it would be easy to return if it wasn’t Linux-compatible, versus buying a cheaper webcam online and having to pay shipping. The picture quality is as good as with Windows XP. Tags for this Thread microsoft logitech webcam. If you are an end-user the easiest way to retrieve an up-to-date driver is to clone the media build git repository located at http: Cam Video IM Pro model name.
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If you are using Ubuntu Standard V4L2 applications do not need to be upgraded.
Linux UVC driver & tools
Post as a guest Name. This include a V4L2 kernel device driver and patches for user-space tools. While I’m tempted to try to debug this given that there’s some indication that it should work, it’s just not worth the time for me returning the webcam now.
What are the outputs of these commands? Failed to query UVC probe control: I go to sound and video configuration, it sees a usb mic, but it is grayed out. There’s a lot of results on Google for “uvcvideo: Tools to extract the firmware from the MacOS X driver and load it into the device are available at http: I have looked all over Ask Ubuntu and can’t find any way to install the driver easily.
Sign up using Email and Password. Here’s a link to supported Logitech-brand webcams for Ubuntu: If the webcam does work lirecam Cheese but not in Skypethat’s because this webcam can only output JPEG compressed frames which Skype cannot handle.
liecam Alexander – the forum post may relate to a different version of Ubuntu but did you try it? For applications that don’t use libv4l, try holding your computer upside-down.
VX-5000 works [was: Re: vx-1000 webcam in Debian]
I’m sorry, I forgot to follow up this post! To edit launcher in Unity you need to edit Skype.
Instructions to build and install drivers from the linuxtv. The only complaint is that the built-in microphone seems to insert a faint clicking sound when using it in Linux, but since it didn’t do that in Windows, I expect it was a driver issue.
This can be done in a Terminal with:. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: If you’re upgrading from a pre Logitech is currently the best-supported brand of webcam.
Linux UVC driver and tools
July 7th, 6. Nice one, I have to leave further tests for later, but I am quite happier with this first run of Ubuntu this time. August 27th, 2.