Ubuntu Hardware Compatibility List (for webcams)

Gilles Gravier ggravier at fsfe.org
Tue Jan 5 10:35:24 UTC 2010


On 05/01/2010 10:49, Amedee Van Gasse (ub) wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'd like to go shopping for a webcam, but I don't need it urgently, so I
> have the luxury that I can check for hardware compatibility before I buy.
> I googled a bit and found these sites:
> http://www.linux-drivers.org/usb_webcams.html (not very useful for me)
> http://www.ubuntuhcl.org/browse/search?category=33&os=1&worksoutofthebox=on
> (very useful, very easy to use!)
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsMultimediaWebCameras
> (kinda useful, not easy to search, loads of documentation)
> http://www.fsf.org/resources/hw/cameras
> Any other websites that you could recommend me?

Any modern USB webcam that adheres to the USB-VC (Video Class)
specification should work out of the box with no specific additional


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