Web Cameras and Linux drivers

Webcam support in Linux

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Here we compare compatibility of a few Web cameras with Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) and Fedora Core 8. Please note that in 2011 situation the improved significantly, and the article is rather outdated.Read more

Logitech QuickCam Messenger on Ubuntu 9.04 using Skype

This article shall help you getting a Logitech QuickCam Messenger (ID: 046d:08f0) running on Linux Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) using Skype.

To make sure, you got the right cam, plug it into your computer.
Check if your camera matches my ID by running:Read more

IceCast and DarkIce

Icecast is a streaming media server which currently supports Ogg Vorbis and MP3 audio streams.

DarkIce is a live audio streamer. It records audio from an audio interface (e.g. sound card), encodes it and sends it to a streaming server.

Linux webcam applications

Basic Pack: cheese xawtv v4l-conf camorama vlc gnome-device-manager luvcview w3cam

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