View Full Version : [ubuntu] Webcam not working :(

July 11th, 2010, 04:18 PM

im a proud user of ubuntu 9.10 and have used it pretty much..

i hve found this great alternative to msn messenger.. which i called emesene .1.6

but my webcam isn't working.. it do in Amsn, but im not satisfied with that program..
what happens????
when i click the show webcam icon, and the other user accepts.. a black box is coming up, and nothing happens from here,,
i have libmimic installed but still not function....

it's possible this has been asked before.. but please help me anyway it's getting annyoing..

July 11th, 2010, 06:34 PM
look in sound and video see if cheese webcam booth is installed

try the cam in it first

just to see if the cam comes on at all

July 11th, 2010, 08:29 PM
it works in all other programs than skype and emesene...

and when i in ememe go to options-> webcam, it shows a test picture of me :D it's working in test but not knowing why it isn't work in conversation