Software :: How To Capture Footage From Hv20 Camera To Laptop

Jun 21, 2010

I'm looking to capture my hdv footage from a canon hv20 camera onto a laptop running Ubuntu 9.10. No clue where to find software to do this capture.Hdvsplit is a windows only free program that does this but other than that not sure.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Video Capture Devices - Recording Videogame Footage

Oct 5, 2010

I'm about to go buy a video capture card this week and was wondering if there's one that's easy to setup in Ubuntu or (ideally) has some official open source drivers available. I'm planning on recording videogame footage and the like from my consoles to edit on kdenlive and upload it to ..... (why? Cuz it can be done. =P). So I'm wondering if anyone has any recommendation before I order one. I'm only interested in SD resolution for the time being.

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General :: Which Camera Can Use In Laptop To Have More Better Quality Than Iphone Tiny Camera

Jul 17, 2011

I was looking to iphone and i was surprised the quality of such tiny camera.

Is there any alternative camera for my laptop to have similar or much better then the one in iphone? So that i can use it from my laptop, but have very sharp HD quality with maximum megapixel + highest frame per second.

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Ubuntu :: Remote Capture Canon Digital Camera

Aug 14, 2010

From time to time I do a bit of astrophotography and time lapse using a canon 350d. To do it properly I have to use a remote capture program on the laptop. This was never a problem on windows or the mac. Does anyone know of a way to control my camera on ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition?

I have installed gphoto2 and this allows a command line method but I dont like command lines for this kind of stuff, plus id like to see the image straight away. I have tried a couple of GUIs for gphoto but the only one which seems to have a capture option is digikam.... but the button is shaded out so I cant use it.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Option For Canon Remote Capture - Remote Camera Control Software ?

Oct 17, 2010

Canon cameras used to come with a piece of software called remote capture for Windows and MacOS.

You plug in the camera via USB, and then the camera display is on your monitor. From there you can do everything your camera does, like taking pictures of video. Does anyone know if there is linux equivalent software that can do this?

I have found this software, but new cameras aren't supported.

I'm trying to make a stop motion movie.

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Ubuntu :: Laptop Does Not Detect PC Camera

Oct 11, 2009

My Laptop running on Ubuntu does not detect PC Camera. It is driverless USB Webcam for Windows from

When I write lsusb in Terminal, it gives me below results :-

But when I open XSane Image Scanning Program, it says, Failed to open device 'v4l:/dev/video0': invalid argument.

When I write ls /dev/video0* in Terminal, it says /dev/video0

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General :: Laptop Camera Activation ?

Sep 18, 2010

I am new to Linux. I would like to activate my on board laptop camera. I thing I need the driver, but don't know which driver or where to get it. I am running Ubuntu 10.04, on a system 76 laptop.

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Ubuntu :: Unable To Detect Built In Camera On Laptop?

Mar 14, 2010

I have had this issue for a while now but never really messed with it enough to try and fix it..

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Samsung R580 Laptop Camera Not Working In 10.10

Nov 7, 2010

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 (64 bit) from Ubuntu 10.04 (64 bit) on my Samsung R580 laptop [URL] So far all my hardware seems to be working except the laptop's integrated camera. In 10.04 the camera worked and I could use the program "Cheese" to take photos and videos with the camera. In 10.10 I installed Cheese and tried to use my laptop's camera but it didn't work. I installed all the available updates for 10.10 but still the camera wouldn't work. The only information about the camera on the laptop's webpage is that it is a 1.3 MP Web Camera.

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General :: Compaq Laptop With An Inbuilt Camera _ Not Detected By Ubuntu 9.10

Sep 26, 2010

I am new to Linux, and have started using Ubuntu 9.10. everything seem to be in place except for the Web Cam. i think it is not being identified by my OS. i have tried Ekiga, but still of no use. i am using a Compaq Laptop with an inbuilt camera.

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General :: Sony Laptop Inbuilt Camera Does Not Work With Ubuntu 10.04

Dec 12, 2010

I run Ubuntu 10.04 on a Sony FZ-VGN15C Laptop. On start-up of Ubuntu I get two error messages including '...Video : Failed...' (the message is too fast to be read completely) This might relate to the fact that my built in camera does not work with Skype or Cheese Webcam Booth. The webcam type is VGP-VCC4 by RICOH.

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Security :: Way To Archive DVR Footage?

Mar 22, 2010

Is there a way to access a Samsung DVR (model 9016) so that the footage can be archived? The DVR has an IP address, but nmap scans shows all ports are closed. Would like to archive the footage before it get overwritten.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Downloading & Editing Raw Video Footage

Jan 8, 2011

I frequent a website features live video streams. Afterwards, they also uploads the videos for playing online. When videos are played Flash files accumulate in /tmp which I save and edit.RECENT PROBLEM:

1) When I play the videos online, they never "start". I just get that typical circling arrow that general indicates the file is downloading to a buffer before playing. but even after 5 never starts. While this is happening, a file is accumulating in /tmp.

2) As a test, I tried editing the temp file that appears in /tmp using OpenShot. The file is very large (on the order of 800Mb). But in the editor, only a few seconds of video appear. The rest is a blank white screen. I examined the file in a hex editor and it all "looks" the same (I can't read the Hex of course...but nothing obvious appears like lots of 00 bytes).

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Error Code In Cinelerra - When Try To Load Up Any Footage

Nov 18, 2010

I am getting this error message in Cinelerra when I try to load up any footage - virtual int FileMOV::read_frame(VFrame*): quicktime_read_frame/quicktime_decode_video failed, result:

Have previously run Cinelerra happily on other Ubuntu installations. I am using 10.04. Am I missing some dependency?

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Analogue Capture Program To Capture Austar?

Aug 13, 2010

What is the best analogue capture program please to capture Austar.

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Ubuntu :: Transferring Some Files From External USB Hard Drive Onto Laptop And Laptop Froze Up?

Mar 2, 2010

I was transferring some files from my external USB hard drive onto my laptop (running 64bit Karmic), and my laptop froze up for whatever reason.Everything on the screen stopped and the Scroll Lock and Caps Lock LEDs began flashing.Not knowing anything else to do, I hard booted off with the power switch.At this point, I was concerned if anything on either hard rive would be damagedI booted my laptop back up, and all seemed well until I trued to open my Documents folder.For some reason, Ubuntu will no longer open any folders at allI can't click on ComputerDocuments, Music, etc. When I do, a tab opens in the taskbar that says Opening folder. It stays on screen for about 20 seconds, and then goes away and the folder never opens.The weird part is if I open gEdit and try to load a file, I can see and get to everything.

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Ubuntu :: Connected HP Pav Laptop To Vizio TV - Displays Computer On Tv But Not On Laptop?

Jun 23, 2010

I connected my HP Pavillion laptop to a 1360x768 Vizio TV. On the TV it displays my laptop but on my laptop it has a black screen. How do I fix it so I can see my laptop screen on my laptop and on my TV at the same time?

I used to be able to do this with this TV as well as my friend's Samsung. I'm using a VGA connector. What should I do to have my laptop screen on my laptop and on my TV at the same time?

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Ubuntu :: Battery Not Recognized On Laptop (and It Recognizes Laptop As A Desktop)

Apr 15, 2011

I have installed Ubuntu (both 10.10 and 11.04 pre-release) on my laptop but my battery is not recognized and it is detected as a desktop system rather than a laptop. I have tried the cat /proc/acpi/battery/BAT1/state method but the directory doesn't exist. I have tried another guide to paste the battery info into this directory but it doesn't allow me to do that and says that the directory doesn't exist, even though I'm trying to make it. I tried it in root nautilus and even on an install of Lubuntu (with a root file manager) but it still failed to budge. I really don't know what to do as I have tried all the guides on the internet that I could find.

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May 15, 2010

When I change the "When laptop lid is closed" option in Gnome Power Manager to either "Blank Screen" or "Do Nothing" (by manually using gconf-editor), the screen itself doesn't turn off when the lid is closed. Obviously not a huge deal, as I could just change the "idle before sleep" on certain occasions, but I liked that setting it to "Do Nothing" previously would actually turn off the screen when the lid was closed.

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Debian :: OS Does Not See Digital Camera Via USB

Mar 20, 2010

We've got one of those fancy, modern digital cameras and it's great for taking pictures, but I'd love to back those pictures up, too. When I connect the camera via its USB cable to my computer, the OS just doesn't "see" the camera/connection. Nothing shows up in fdisk -l. However, when I connect my mobile phone or USB HD via the same port, they show up in fdisk and can be mounted without any problem. The scary thing is that on my partner's laptop, running gNewSense (with Gnome), it (auto)mounts without any problems. The camera is a NIkon Coolpix L20 with an SD card.

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May 24, 2011

I have a phone Fly Q110 which can be used in the web camera mode. Under Windows all works well out of the box, but under Linux no program can use it, neither Skype, nor Cheese does.Please tell me how can I make it work under Linux because buyng Windows will be more expensive than the phone itself.

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Ubuntu :: How To Get Pictures From Camera

May 1, 2010

I plug my camera into my computer and a window pops that says a camera has been detected. There are two buttons, "Ignore" and "Import Photos". I click on "Import Photos" and nothing happens. I'm wondering if I can just navigate to a folder where I might find the pictures, kinda like /media/cdrom/ to get to a cd.

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Ubuntu :: Having Trouble With Web Camera

Jul 29, 2010

The camera is plugged into the usb port. But nothing is happening. I do not have a cd or anything with the camera. Is there any way to make it work?

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: 10.04 Does Not See Camera?

Aug 28, 2010

I recently did an upgrade to ubunut 10.04. I have a nikon d70 that I plugged into the computer to download the pictures off of but to my surprise my computer no longer sees the camera. I did a search and found a few threads about USB cameras and skype but nothing about this issue. Is there anyone else having this problem?

Is there a fix for it? So far everything has been working OK with UBUNTU 10.04 I would hate to go back to windows xp only because I am not able to download the pictures from my camera.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: UVC Camera To Run At 30 Fps?

Jan 14, 2011

Can I run this camera:


Bus 001 Device 007: ID 046d:0809 Logitech, Inc

as something other than a UVC driven camera?

It appears that UVC in 640x480 format is only available at 15 fps. I need to record at fps=30. So I can splice into existing video.

##Turn on webcam and save video and audio output to file.
# check if there is no command line argument


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Jan 30, 2011

I just got a new Olympus FE-47 and the CD is in DOS as a PDF. I have not been able to figure out what program in 10.10 will open and auto run it.

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Jan 26, 2011

I'm thinking of making a surveilance camera for my home, but I'm unsure what camera to buy. HD quality image would be great. Recommendations?

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Jun 22, 2011

I installed skype on my linux distribution (Linux singh-VGN-CR35G-L 2.6.35-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Sun Sep 19 20:34:50 UTC 2010 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux) but when i make video calls the camera doesnt work. I checked with the lsusb command confirmed the availability...even when i Tried to run gave me error "No device found"

I installed luvcview and when I Tried to run gave me following error....

SDL information:

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Hardware :: Which External Web Camera Do You Use?

Jun 15, 2010

Which has great quality (eg. 1.3MP or 2MP) and is working fine in your linux distro?I am trying to make a faste survey which of the latest web cameras work nicely in Linux.

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General :: Security Camera DVR

Jan 4, 2010

I have a Swann DVR4-2500 Security DVR with a Seagate SV series 500 Gig hard drive. I'm trying to offload the camera footage. The hard drive is formatted with Linux but dont know what kind. Would any type be able to help?

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