webcam (guvcview) does not work

Israel israeldahl at
Tue Apr 22 12:23:29 UTC 2014

On 04/22/2014 04:22 AM, farinet at wrote:
> Am 22.04.2014 09:55, schrieb Geoffrey De Belie:
>> And this command?
>> ls /dev/video*
>> What does this command return? (it should return your model of webcam)
>> lsusb
>> Is your webcam recognised? (try installing v4l2ucp, it will show you if your webcam is properly recognised, if so, the model is also visible)
>> lsmod | grep v4
> I found the reason: To get access to the <Fn><keys> i had installed the
> samsung-tools and eventhough i wasn't using it anymore, the preferences
> of samsung-tools-preferences where still sitting there - and blocking
> the webcam. I re-installed and -activated them, turned the webcam on and
> all is fine now.
> Thanks a lot for your effort and - please excuse that i was so studid! :-(
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