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St. Charbel
December 5th, 2009, 07:20 PM
Good Evening!

I got ubuntu some time ago, since then my webcam does not work anymore and i seem to have found someone with a solution, only i am too much of a newbie to actually get what i am supposed to do:

1. Download this. http://linuxtv.org/hg/~pinchartl/uvcvid ... ip.tar.bz2 (http://linuxtv.org/hg/%7Epinchartl/uvcvideo/archive/tip.tar.bz2)
2. Extract the main folder to somewhere (i.e. your desktop)
3. Open a terminal and cd to your uvcvideo-cec212c01ed1 directory.
4. While in the directory type Code: Select all (http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=31374#) make all 5. Wait a while. (using the command "make" might have worked too but thats not what I did.)
6. Once that is done, type: Code: Select all (http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=31374#) make install 7. Reboot your computer

Thats what it says, but what does 3. mean exactly? what do i have to do in the terminal? what to tipe exactly?

thank you so much for help!

St. Charbel

December 5th, 2009, 07:22 PM
cd $HOME/Desktop/uvcvideo-cec212c01ed1

St. Charbel
December 5th, 2009, 07:29 PM
thanks a lot!!!