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Problem solved! Good folks at Elementary just posted an update to Camera. This Logitech model is now recognized by Elementary's Camera app and by Google Hangouts. Motion is actually rendered more smoothly in Hangouts.


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Post there please: https://github.com/elementary/camera/issues/87 We need more people registering the issue to gain traction! Same issue on an Dell Inspiron 7559. Thanks!


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I have a dell e7250 and same issue with the stock camera app. Cheese worked fine. Should submit a bug to github


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I had the exact same problem, MacBook Air late 2014. On Elementary Os Loki 4.1 Kernel: 4.9 after doing everything exactly the same as you, I ran: sudo modprobe -r facetimehd sudo modprobe -r bdc_pci sudo modprobe facetimehd And now the camera works perfectly. It's here in "additional notes": https://github.com/patjak/bcwc_pcie/wiki/Get-Started#devvideo-...


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Cheese and "camera" seems to work all of a sudden. I would suspect it was from a linux kernel update or Elementary that I think happened. If this happens to you, either run it as sudo or wait until another update comes.


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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!


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Some times the webcam could be disabled. Try xinput --list xinput enable id-of-your-webcam


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AFAIK, there isn't, but I use cheese for my webcam. sudo apt-get install cheese It has many more options than the builtin camera. Yea, I would love to stick with the builtin stuff, but it needs many more features before it can be considered a full webcam program.


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