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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Thanks.. Just wanted to report back that setting the frame rate and/or frame size to low values like you suggested helped and am able to see the video using guvcview.

    On my Y500, the webcam is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Thanks for posting in detail.... The graphical brightness indicator seems to have a fixed number of steps I.e hotkey presses between min and max... If you increase your STEP size in the script so...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Thank you very much! I'll give it a try... On the Y500 the webcam seems to be listed by lsusb to be "Realtek Semiconductor Peripheral".
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Has anyone managed to get their Webcam working on the Y400/Y500 ?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    I am working with a Y500 also. I basically did precisely what you have mentioned and it is working. Did you restart acpid? Also, make sure that the driver module is indeed being loaded on boot up,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    Wow! Thank you very much for the response.. I am able to control the backlight using the function keys now!
  7. [ubuntu] Re: libv4l2: error turning on stream: input/output error

    What was the fix? I seem to be running into the same issues now..

    Thanks
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    [ubuntu] Re: Lenovo Ideapad Y500 LiveUSB Problem

    I have been able to successfully dual boot with Ubuntu 12.1 and Win 8. I had the blank screen issue that you mentioned when trying to install/boot from a liveUSB but getting into the BIOS and...
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