[kde-linux] Why does webkam require printer?

Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas pedro.lopez.cabanillas at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 09:07:41 UTC 2010

On Saturday, January 16, 2010, Thomas Taylor wrote:
> Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas recommended kamoso which I tried.  Although it
> did open a window and display a proper screen, it doesn't seem to find
> the camera.  When I click on the take a picture button, the bottom pane
> changes to three circles which progressively change colors at which
> point the main pane turns lighter gray and shows a small smiley.  But no
> picture is taken.  I'm attaching a screenshot taken after I tried to
> take a picture.

To help to diagnose the problem, you can start the program from a command line 
and watch the messages printed in the terminal. There may be also error  
messages in "vlc-log.txt", at your $HOME.


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