Cheese does not record video

Bug #702517 reported by Ivan Brasil Fuzzer on 2011-01-13
This bug affects 23 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
cheese (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: cheese

The webcam image is ok but when i try to record a video nothing happens and i have to close cheese.

Description: Ubuntu 10.10
Release: 10.10

  Instalado: 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
  Candidato: 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
  Tabela de versão:
 *** 2.32.0-0ubuntu1 0
        500 maverick/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: cheese 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-24.42-generic-pae
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-24-generic-pae i686
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
Architecture: i386
Date: Thu Jan 13 16:01:46 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
MachineType: Hewlett-Packard HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC
 cheese 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
 cheese-common 2.32.0-0ubuntu1
SourcePackage: cheese 01/25/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.bios.version: F.13 363A
dmi.board.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.board.version: 33.23
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: Hewlett-Packard
dmi.chassis.version: N/A
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnHewlett-Packard:bvrF.13:bd01/25/2010:svnHewlett-Packard:pnHPPaviliondv7NotebookPC:pvr049A210003241210000020000:rvnHewlett-Packard:rn363A:rvr33.23:cvnHewlett-Packard:ct10:cvrN/A: HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook PC
dmi.product.version: 049A210003241210000020000
dmi.sys.vendor: Hewlett-Packard

Ivan Brasil Fuzzer (ivanbrasil) wrote :
Tarun K. Mall (c2tarun) wrote :

Reproduced this bug and can say cheese is not recording videos properly.
Hence I am marking this bug confirmed.

Changed in cheese (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Michael Martins (michaelfm21) wrote :

I am marking this bug confirmed.

Vish (vish) wrote :

This bug is an upstream one and it would be quite helpful if somebody experiencing it could send the bug the to the people writing the software. You can learn more about how to do this for various upstreams at .
Once submitted upstream , do report back here with the upstream bug number.Thanks in advance!

Changed in cheese (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in cheese:
status: New → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → New
Ivan Brasil Fuzzer (ivanbrasil) wrote :

The bug id in upstream is 632735

Vish (vish) wrote :

Thanks for finding the upstream bug number.

Changed in cheese:
importance: Undecided → Unknown
status: New → Unknown
Changed in cheese (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in cheese:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → New

I've been affecting by this bug to.

Cheese is not recording videos with the webcam on may netbook.

Marking as confirmed.

I'm being affected by this bug. The Cheese program normally takes pictures, but when shooting videos in the web cam on my notebook, video lock, do not give no good shot of videos from the web cam. Thanks.

summary: - cheese does not record video
+ Cheese does not record video
Changed in cheese:
status: New → Invalid
DeeKey (privateinf) wrote :

Fix exists here:
Can it be added to ubuntu 12.04 package?

Changed in cheese (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Alex-texugo (alex-texugo)

The patch on #10 is already included in Precise that cheese version is 3.4 .

please attach the log by running the following bug if you encounter the video recording problem.

$ cheese --gst-debug=5 --gst-debug-no-color 2> gst-debug.log

I cant record a video.

Peter Wang (blinxwang) wrote :

It seems to be a problem with Gstreamer compatability above version 1.1.4. The patch has already been applied to GNOME 3.10.1 and exists here:
could this be applied?

Paul White (paulw2u) wrote :

Upstream bug is a duplicate of #564957
which is showing "RESOLVED FIXED" on 2012-01-23
Available since GNOME 3.4
Closing by marking "Fix Released"

Changed in cheese (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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