Could not connect to video device (/dev/video0)

Bug #596729 reported by DAP on 2010-06-21
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
camorama (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: camorama

Attempt to run camorama
message box with "Error (camorama)" title:
Could not connect to video device (/dev/video0)
Please check connection.

Video camera is a Microsoft LifeCam Cinema
Camera does work with Skype, and though Cheese has many bugs, it does properly detect and show video from this camera.
Oddly, if I change camorama to point to my ATI HDTV Wonder card /dev/video0, it comes up, but displays a black screen.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: camorama 0.19-2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-23.37-generic 2.6.32.15+drm33.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-23-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: 4f08ac62e89ad166a1e0b05f95495253
CheckboxSystem: fd6c484c0b5d20a2f1cd036ef0f63975
Date: Sun Jun 20 20:37:03 2010
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_US.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: camorama

DAP (akadap) wrote :
Changed in camorama (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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