Any way to make my camera work?

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riveri
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Beigetreten: 07/27/2021

Hi, im trying to make my camera work. It works fine on Windows 10, but in GNU/Linux it wouldn't work. I have tried with other distros like ElementaryOS. It is detected, the Camera program is there but the LED is off, so the screen is black. It shows up in lsusb as:

ID 046d:092f Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Express Plus

On the internet other people asked the same. There are some confusing documentation. Some made it work but not sure how or if it's still possible in modern versions of distributions.

On this webpage, a similar Logitech webcam is reported to work in Trisquel 7.0:

https://h-node.org/webcams/view/en/246/Logitech--Inc--QuickCam-Pro-5000/2/1/undef/undef/yes/undef/webcam-works/logitech

I think I bought my webcam back in 2005-ish. Maybe there is a way to make it work? please let me know.

amenex
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Beigetreten: 01/04/2015

Rumor has it that there is a software CD included in the original package:
https://www.amazon.com/Logitech-QuickCam-Pro-5000-WebCam/dp/B000BDH2XY#Ask

Failing that, here's a software CD dated 2006:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/165015884940?hash=item266bb6948c%3Ag%3APMgAAOSwpgRhB0-B&LH_Auction=1

Last resort:
sudo apt-get install wine
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package wine is a virtual package provided by:
wine-stable 3.0-1ubuntu1
wine-development 3.6-1
You should explicitly select one to install.

After installing wine [wine-stable 3.0-1ubuntu1],
insert the software CD in your CD/DVD drive and see what happens ...

Magic Banana

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Beigetreten: 07/24/2010

That CD certainly contains a proprietary driver, what is unacceptable.

amenex
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Beigetreten: 01/04/2015

Doesn't wine deal with the propriety peculiar to MS products ?
After all, it's in the Trisquel repository.

Magic Banana

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Beigetreten: 07/24/2010

Wine does not turn proprietary software free. It is in Trisquel's repository for those who want to run Windows-only free software such as Notepad++.

loldier
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Beigetreten: 02/17/2016

Exactly.

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Legimet
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Beigetreten: 12/10/2013

Another use case for Wine is if you're developing cross-platform software and want to test the Windows version.

Legimet
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Beigetreten: 12/10/2013
riveri
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Beigetreten: 07/27/2021

This work, but I still need the Webcamoid app because the default color, brightness etc configuration is so bad for the camera. But Webcamoid doesn't work. I get a segmentation fault error when I run it. I've read some stuff on their github regarding this error but I think it's outdated.

riveri
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Beigetreten: 07/27/2021

This is the same error webcamoid returns in case anyone has any ideas

https://github.com/webcamoid/webcamoid/issues/142

When I open it, I get this error:

Segmentation fault

With "sudo webcamoid" I get this:

QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set, defaulting to '/tmp/runtime-root'

I've tried the installer, portable and appimage, none works.