Andre Mangan andremangan at
Sun Nov 9 22:11:38 GMT 2008

Camorama is a comparatively primitive application and has seen very little,
if any, development for quite some time.  The currently favoured webcam
application is Cheese.

Cheese, when it works is very good - unfortunately it does not work properly
all the time.  A newer version than the one in synaptic for Hardy has been
released but requires a host of updated support files.  A tarball would be

My webcam (Logitech 9000) does not work with camorama and gives the same
error message as the one that you get but it works with Cheese and with


2008/11/10 david <daljo at>

> Hi all
> Im still battling with skype. i thought mic might be broken so I have
> bought web cam.would like some help with it. I have logitech e3500 web
> cam.
> I have Camorama installed
> i have camera connected when I click on camorama it says.
> Could not connect to video device (/dev/video0). Please check
> connection.
> The camera works on my friends windows os
> if I lsusb it is the first one.
>  Bus 004 Device 006: ID 07b4:0109 Olympus Optical Co., Ltd
> C-370Z/D-535Z/X-450
> Bus 004 Device 005: ID 046d:09a4 Logitech, Inc.
> Bus 004 Device 004: ID 03f0:7e04 Hewlett-Packard
> Bus 004 Device 003: ID 05e3:0608 Genesys Logic, Inc. USB-2.0 4-Port HUB
> Bus 004 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
> Bus 001 Device 002: ID 046d:c308 Logitech, Inc. Internet Navigator
> Keyboard
> Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
>  Thanks David
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