Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Thanks to you, guys, for pointing me the way on this one. August 19th, March Ubuntu This will only affect uncompressed formats, and even there there’s no guarantee of success. To solve that issue, force skype to load the v4l library like so: The code includes support for older kernel versions, but might lag behind the uvcvideo git repository by a few days.

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I just wanted to post my experience as a warning for others who might be tempted to try the VX in Ubuntu 8. Get a Logitech model. What happens when you plug it in?

VX works [was: Re: vx webcam in Debian]

July 21st, 1. The time now is It works out of the box with v Linyx can be done to fix the problem. This include a V4L2 kernel device driver and patches for user-space tools. Making it permanent If mkcrosoft works, you can change the Menu entry similar to how demua suggests doing: There’s a lot of results on Google for “uvcvideo: See Hans de Goede’s post on the linux-uvc-devel mailing list for more information.


[all variants] Does Microsoft LifeCam VX work with Ubuntu?

But the microphone does not work. Start Skype from a Terminal window by running: The video works in skype with no issues.

Failed to query UVC probe control: Join Date Aug Beans 2. Older kernel versions implemented a different API that is now deprecated and scheduled for removal in 2. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read microsofr understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Here’s a link to supported Logitech-brand webcams for Ubuntu: Logitech is currently the best-supported brand of webcam. If you plan to buy a Logitech webcam, consider getting one of the mmicrosoft not affected by the bug. Applications that use the libv4l library should display the video correctly, as libv4l detects upside-down cameras and rotates the image automatically.

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Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Cam Video IM Pro model name. While the one listed in this table is UVC compatible, the other s might not be.

I thought of what I usually would have done in Windows and quickly found my way to the settings. December 26th, 4.

Linux UVC driver and tools

Mark Rooney 5, 1 29 See Logitech UVC devices list for more information. V-x5000 want to do it on skype and it shows the webcam, but won’t test it or let me view it. As the issue is timing-related, the exact impact of the bug on a particular user can’t be predicted.

See the Linux UVC wiki for a workaround.

Instructions to install the latest uvcdynctrl tool are available from the QuickCam Team website.