[Mageia-dev] No camera input in Gnome

JA Magallon jamagallon at ono.com
Wed Nov 23 01:00:12 CET 2011

On Thu, 03 Nov 2011 01:17:30 +0000
Colin Guthrie <mageia at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:

> 'Twas brillig, and JA Magallon at 03/11/11 00:42 did gyre and gimble:
> > Hi...
> > 
> > On a Cauldron system up to date till today, Gnome apps seem to ignore
> > the cameras  in the system. I have tried with cheese and empathy on two
> > boxes, one with an external USB camera and one with an internal one
> > (it is USB anyways).
> > 
> > gstreamer-properties seems to recognise the camera and can test it
> > with v4l2, also luvcview gets image on both cameras. But those gnome
> > apps don't.
> No clue but I noticed something similar the other day too....

It is working fine after latest updates.

BTW, do you know any echo server to test the video capabilities of empathy,
preferable something with google talk ?


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