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rperre

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Generic USB Camera not showing any video
« on: March 08, 2010, 03:10:33 am »
Can't get the generic usb camera's to show video under the motion wrapper, anybody have it working?

I followed the wiki and everything looks fine, but no video when going to the camera under security.

Richard

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Re: Generic USB Camera not showing any video
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2010, 05:37:04 am »
Yes I have a camera working , it is an old very old IBM usb webcam.

here is what worked for me.

Since my camera is very very old maximum resolution it can have was 320 * 240.

under admin website.   Devices---->core--------->motion wrapper

there are motion parameter.  in which I found #image settings and I changed my width 320 and height 240 according and reload, reboot the machine.

Boom,,, I have and old usb camera working as security camera. LOL

Hope this helps.. let me know

Take it easy.

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Re: Generic USB Camera not showing any video
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2010, 07:18:27 pm »
I had a logitech USB Camera working in 0710 after following:

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Logitech_QuickCam_Sphere

it seems somebody else has a similar problem to you:

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Logitech_Quickcam_Pro_5000


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Re: Generic USB Camera not showing any video
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2010, 07:41:33 pm »
Thanks for the answers, i'm trying everything now and we'll see if it works.

Richard