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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Yes. This is a problem for future-sky. Present-sky just has to deal with no webcam (and a huge stack of work).
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    ye squids. Okay, I'm not quite up to that today. I think what I'll do is:
    1) Upgrade to 12.10 in the vague hope that it somehow fixes things.
    2) Check whether that magically fixed things.
    3) If...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Okay, did that and restarted. No more error messages, but also no signs of life from my webcam.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Also now that I've restarted I get this error message:

    "An error occurred. Please run Package Manager from the right-click menu or run apt-get in a terminal to see what is wrong. The error was:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    How embarrassing. I forgot that I have a 64-bit installation (for the first time).

    I did this:

    wget...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    First I tried this:

    wget http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/libw/libwebcam/libwebcam0_0.2.0-1_i386.deb
    and then

    sudo apt-get upgrade

    Then restarted: no change, Cheese and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Okay, the result of: apt-cache show libwebcam0 | grep Version
    0.2.1-1build1

    I'm currently on 12.04.

    I wonder if updating to 12.10 is likely to fix this?
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Okay, because my life is a bit crazy at the moment and accidentally breaking everything would suck, I'm going to ask for a little more help. When it comes to replacing the upgraded version of...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Okay, I'm looking through the index now...I can't seem to find gnome-video-effects or libwebcam at all, though. Sorry, I feel like there's something silly I'm missing here, but I'm not sure what it...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    As far as I can tell there don't seem to be older versions of any of these in my archives - the versions here all have the same numbers as the ones installed in the dpkg.log.
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Ray suggested that I post the results of /var/log/dpkg.log, trimmed to more or less the date the problem emerged, in order to try to work out which bit is the problematic bit and downgrade it:

    ...
  12. [ubuntu] Re: After dist-upgrade, webcam no longer working

    I didn't mind much in the way of suggestions apart from to try this:
    LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so cheese
    [or 'skype' in place of 'cheese'].

    I got this response:

    ERROR: ld.so:...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Missing gstreamer plug-in v4lsrc in Ubuntu 12.04

    Hmm. Okay. Well, hopefully I'll work something out.
  14. [ubuntu] Re: Missing gstreamer plug-in v4lsrc in Ubuntu 12.04

    Thanks! Can you recommend a way to test if this is the problem without making permanent changes?
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    [lubuntu] Re: Skype Lubuntu 12,10 webcam issues

    Did you ever work this out? Or develop an easy workaround? I'm having the same problem.
  16. [ubuntu] Re: Webcam detected, recognised but no input in any application

    Did you ever work this out? Or develop a workaround?
  17. [ubuntu] Re: After dist-upgrade, webcam no longer working

    Did you ever work this out? I have a similar problem.
  18. [ubuntu] Re: Missing gstreamer plug-in v4lsrc in Ubuntu 12.04

    Did anyone work this out? I'm having a similar issue.
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    [ubuntu] No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Hi,

    After the latest update, the image from my webcam is displaying as just black (I've tried in Cheese, Skype, and guvcview and got the same result). I've double-checked that I didn't...
  20. [SOLVED] Re: Ralink RT3562 Oneiric 11.10 driver install guide

    Thank you so much! I just managed to sort it out and wireless is now working fine. I'm not sure exactly which step helped, but I did install some firmware in addition to the drivers listed here.
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    [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 Touchpad not detected for Dreambook

    I followed the instructions given on Samiux's blog, and have a working touchpad. Hurrah!
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    [SOLVED] Re: 12.04 Touchpad not detected for Dreambook

    I've downloaded the drivers recommended, from here. I installed them through the software centre (I think - clicked the 'intall' button and it seemed to go okay). But the touchpad still isn't...
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    [SOLVED] 12.04 Touchpad not detected for Dreambook

    Hi,

    I have a Dreambook from Pioneer computers, and sadly the touchpad is not detected at all. I've looked around, but I can't work out where to start with this. Could anyone give me ideas on how...
  24. [SOLVED] Re: Ralink RT3562 Oneiric 11.10 driver install guide

    [On Ubuntu 12.04]

    Hi,

    I followed the steps given on the first page, with the exception that I downloaded the RT3290 driver from here, and added further drivers to the blacklist as given on the...
  25. [SOLVED] Re: Novatech Ultrabook + Ubuntu 12.04 = No Wireless

    Hi Joe,

    I notice that you have this down as solved. I also have a Ralink 3290, was wondering if you'd share how you fixed it?

    Thanks,
    sky.
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