[ubuntu-uk] Webcam with built-in mic to work on Ubuntu?

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Tue Jan 11 11:09:13 UTC 2011

On 9 January 2011 14:26, Tim Dobson <lists at tdobson.net> wrote:
> Do built-in webcam mics (that don't output to jack plug for you to plug
> into your soundcard) ever work on ubuntu?

Yup. They show up as sound cards. You even get a nice icon of a webcam
in the Pulse Audio sound applet doofer thing where you choose which
microphone you want to use.

The program "pavucontrol" is also useful here.

> I'd be interested to hear about success stories. :)

Success with both of my webcams - Philips Toucam 740K and Logitech 9000 Pro.


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