I've installed eOS loki on a USB via unetbootin. Loki is just awesome BTW (aside from some bugs)!

When I run it on my Toshiba Portege the webcam works fine, but when I run it on my Macbook Air, Camera says no compatible device found...

Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this one? /dev/video0 doesn't exist but when I run lsmod "video" is listed as "1" ie it should be active...


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bcwc_pcie is an experimental "Linux driver for the Facetime HD (Broadcom 1570) PCIe webcam found in recent Macbooks". Install directions here!

  • Though I have encountered that the webcam takes an awfully long time to load... Oct 10, 2016 at 20:30

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