web cam that works with Kubuntu Hardy -> Logitech QuickCam Pro 9000 in Ubuntu

Edmund Laugasson ed.lau at mail.ee
Tue Dec 23 22:01:09 UTC 2008

> Edmund:
> thanks for the reply.

You are welcome!

> It looks like the 4000 model  is gone

 From manufacturing - yes but if you look at the Google:

... then you'll find several places selling it.

For older Ubuntu versions this howto may be interesting - 

In future newer versions will appear here - http://www.saillard.org/linux/pwc/files/

> I only see the newer QuickCam Pro 9000 model which may have trouble working,
> especially with skype.

It seems like it will not work out of the box but if you compile the driver, then you can get it 
work. But some people reporting, that it works out of the box...

More information:
http://linux-uvc.berlios.de/ - in Linux supported webcams
https://www.ubuntuhcl.org/browse/product?id=800 - here some people tells, that it works out of the 
box e.g. in Hardy


Some links for more investigation:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=547944 - logitech quickcam pro 9000, will it work ?
http://scratchdrive.com/wordpress/?p=15 - Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 with Ubuntu Linux
http://forums.quickcamteam.net/showthread.php?tid=79 - Quickcam Pro 9000 ubuntu

More reading:
http://nurey.blogspot.com/2008/11/i-bought-logitech-quickcam-pro-9000.html - Ubuntu 8.10 experience

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