Cheese is not starting

Bug #881835 reported by Tamal on 2011-10-26
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
cheese (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Cheese is not starting. There is no problem in the webcam. Below error message is generated:

(cheese:3041): Gdk-WARNING **: The program 'cheese' received an X Window System error.
This probably reflects a bug in the program.
The error was 'BadRequest (invalid request code or no such operation)'.
  (Details: serial 145 error_code 1 request_code 155 minor_code 19)

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
Package: cheese 3.2.0-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.20-generic 3.0.4
Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx
ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Oct 26 12:27:11 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release amd64 (20111012)
MachineType: Dell Inc. Dell System Inspiron N4110
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 cheese 3.2.0-0ubuntu2
 cheese-common 3.2.0-0ubuntu2
SourcePackage: cheese
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 07/22/2011
dmi.bios.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.bios.version: A06 026W33
dmi.board.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.board.version: A00
dmi.chassis.type: 8
dmi.chassis.vendor: Dell Inc.
dmi.chassis.version: 0.1
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnDellInc.:bvrA06:bd07/22/2011:svnDellInc.:pnDellSystemInspironN4110:pvr:rvnDellInc.:rn026W33:rvrA00:cvnDellInc.:ct8:cvr0.1: Dell System Inspiron N4110
dmi.sys.vendor: Dell Inc.

Tamal (tamal-nath) wrote :
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in cheese (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Does anyone know the cause of this bug or any crappy patches? Heck, even any alternative webcam software. I've always used Cheese as other software seems more geared towards streaming than simply taking a picture.

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