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Webcam issue solved!

30 Oct 2005 | mloskot

Four weeks ago I reported on Ubuntu Forums that my Ubuntu box freezes whenever I try to use webcam with spca5xx driver. Here is my post Breezy hangs when using webcam. So, it seems it works now. Four days ago I got a message from Alvaro Arenas with explanation how to solve this issue. Simply, I used wrong gcc version to build spca5xx driver - gcc 4.0 instead of 3.4 :-). Here you will find complete article explaining all details [HOWTO] Using spca5xx webcam driver.

My smiling face is the proof Alvaro’s solution works :-)

I'm happy my webcam works with Ubuntu

Now, I’m going to find some nice software to play with my webcam. Do you have any suggestions?

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