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

    I would suggest postponing the upgrade to 12.10 until after your critical period is over? (Unless not having a webcam is the worst part.) Some programs work a little differently each time, y'know?...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Sigh. So it's that same process but for the rest of the packages at the top of the thread as well. Hence my apology that the techie side of the community hasn't written something to make this much...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Ah, no worries. I haven't mentioned it to you yet explicitly, but this is all harmless and easy to undo. (via sudo apt-get upgrade, at any time.)

    Please also do a


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

    The second one is very close. You apparently are on a 64 bit install, not 32 bit, so do the other wget I listed above, and dpkg -i that other filename.



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

    (Well, let's assume what your log says isn't crazy, so you're on an older version. I guess that's all I really need to know!)

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

    (You are allowed to ask for as much help as you like. This stuff should be easier, and it's the fault of the techie side of the community that we don't have a simple rollback UI, not yours.)

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

    Sorry, my mistake. It appears libwebcam0 is in pool/universe/libw/libwebcam/libwebcam0_0.2.2-1_i386.deb

    In general, you can do an 'apt-cache show <package_name>' | grep Filename to show the pool...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    If you can't find an older version on your local apt archives, you can download them from your local mirror (probably http://mirrors.uwa.edu.au/ubuntu/ ?). Go to the mirror's 'ubuntu/pool/main' (mine...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No image in Cheese/Skype webcam issue

    Thanks for posting that! Seems there are several packages related to webcams that got upgraded. Listing them in order of likelihood (SWAG):

    gnome-video-effects

    libwebcam0

    uvcdynctrl...
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