View Full Version : [ubuntu] Dell laptop, dell webcam, dell disk. driver reinstall?

September 19th, 2008, 04:54 PM
10 days in and rebuilding the O/S already! Ubuntu is in. I have the Dell driver disk for the webcam, but since it doesn't autorun I need to do it.

In MSwindows I know my way around:- "install.exe". I don't even know what the file extension would be in Linux. Help!

September 19th, 2008, 04:56 PM
The Driver disk will do you little good.

Do you know the model of the webcam on your system (odds might actually be that the driver for the webcam is already there)?

September 19th, 2008, 04:56 PM
Are you sure your disc contains Linux drivers?

September 19th, 2008, 05:23 PM
I don't know what a linux driver looks like so I don't know. The disk came with the lapttop. I spoke to dell support before I started. He said to install Ubuntu and then install the webcam driver.
I haven't found a webcam utility yet either.