[ubuntu-uk] Cheese on netbook

azmodie azmodie at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 23:58:01 GMT 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barry Drake <bdrake at crosswire.org>
> Sender: ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2010 22:54:13
> To: UK Ubuntu Talk<ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Reply-To: bdrake at crosswire.org, UK Ubuntu Talk <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
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> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Cheese on netbook
> On Fri, 2010-11-05 at 22:44 +0000, Tony Pursell wrote:
> > Can you try with a live CD or USB?  If the webcam is still not found,
> > then I think you will pretty well have proved a hardware fault.
> Yes, I'll try that.  I think I can find a USB version of the netbook
> remix live CD - I must have one somewhere ....  If not, Ill make one.
> Should have thought of that.
> Regards,                Barry Drake.
> --
> Sent from my Dell Netbook using Ubuntu - the window-free environment
> that gives me real fresh air.

I did a bit of googling and came up with these answers on askubuntu.com


the general gist seems to be changing the video settings in
gstreamer-properties and select "Video for Linux 2" in the video tab.

hope this helps
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