Unfortunately, though, this also makes your webcam always on for as long as the process is running so you will want to terminate the script to ensure the camera actually turns off when you’re not using it. Same behaior in 64bit trusty. When the external webcam is used, the problem appears. The following error was printed in the console today: This is a dupe of: This bug affects 47 people. Failed to allocate a buffer:

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Also that it behaves a little different here than described by others: Yes it does work in VLC but no luck in Cheese. Same behaior in 64bit trusty. Hence, if you would like your issues addressed, please file a new report via a terminal: I’m not able to use it with any application including cheese and Skype.

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Andreas Kohlbach kogitech wrote on To post a comment you must log in. Zubin zparihar wrote on Email me about changes to this bug report. On Thu, May 19, at 4: I wish I had researched this before buying the webcam! As an additional note to that workaround.


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The camera works perfectly with luvcview. And then it started working again!

And no photo materializes anywhere. Penalver, do I need to provide any further information before this bug is confirmed?

Someone else who knows procedures better than I should decide. Other possible applications under Ubuntu that can utilise your webcam are vlc, MPlayer and Skype. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. April 14, at 2: Ubunti case anyone is curious, I was able to get a workaround going at least by using ffmpeg and a dummy video device lohitech transform the video stream.

Cheese comes up but all looks already grey in grey.

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Same message on Cheese: Tried all the suggestions to resolve this one. I just installed ubuntu You need to log in to loigtech this bug’s status.

This allowed cheese to start again but selecting any effect caused the crashing issue to occur again. Uname Linux zubin-dell-xps 3.


But still does not work on any other place. Sergio Soares eng-sergiosoares wrote on The laptop’s internal webcam works fine with Ubuntu I’ve made a new issue since it seems only OP can reply to this one: I still get a horizonal line in the video near the bottom though. Ubbuntu does not happen in the laptop HP G4 when the internal webcam is used.

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