When root access is really needed, you will be prompted for the root password. PriceChild 2 8. Also, you will want to check for your model’s homepage at http: How to instal Labtec webcam on Ubuntu We have to change an environment variable see below. The qce-ga and qc-usb drivers support the following models: Skype and Web Cameras Following the recent release of a beta version of Skype that has support for video calling, this page will give a list of webcams that have been tested on Skype, and other details.

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Just an add “trick” for those who have problems using a webcxm webcam on Ubuntu. Here is more info. A number of other driver options were initially tried for the Labtech Pro USB Webcam but none of these could be made to work.

The “linux” packages will download the headers of your kernel and the restricted modules from the repositories. The current version of the qc-usb driver is 0. If you need to reset your password, click here.


[ubuntu] How to instal Labtec webcam on UBUNTU ?

Specific Webcam Models Note that this information is frequently changing. Join Date Nov Beans 9. If you can’t find an entry for your particular hardware, you can find links to resources on how to write your lonux driver! Not up there but not down there!

Webcam Configuration

Either this file is not the last disk s of this archive. This howto is partially based on information found in arnieboy’s posting: Become root For administrative task Ubuntu uses the sudo command. Registration is peo, simple and absolutely free. My Logitech webcam did not work without guvcview installed but worked after I installed the package. Now checking if you have kernel source installed.

installation – How to install a Logitech webcam? – Ask Ubuntu

Sometimes you’re asked root password. My skype is for ubuntu 64 bit package at http: The driver is provided in source code form, so it has to be compiled. And there they send us, finally, to http: Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. In this case you have to be root to use lsusb, but I won’t do that. Almost everyone will use this driver. February 2nd, oabtec.


The module names are quickcam and qc-usb. This may differ from the list of webcams working in general on Ubuntu, given here.

Then you can use any application e. If you compile a kernel, this link is usually there.

Build and Install Software on Workstation Acer laptop. The following is a brief reprise of the steps necessary to re-build the kernel driver and re-install it. Use system commands such as dmesglsusb and lsmod to check the system configuration.

Linux Driver for Quickcam USB cameras

Wdbcam information compiled below on specific webcam models is from the same source, so you may find more up-to-date information through the previous link. You can also track the mailing list via the Usenet reflector at gmane. This can be installed by running: I hope I can be help to others.