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Lenovo Edge 130 internal Camera on Ubuntu

asked 2014-04-09 10:04:24 -0500

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Did anyone get the internal Camera of the Edge 130 to run with SimpleCV under Ubuntu?

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answered 2014-05-09 12:58:52 -0500

memilanuk gravatar image

Not the Edge, but the onboard web cam on a T530 works just fine under all versions of Linux I've tried thus far (Ubuntu, CentOS, Mint, Debian, openSUSE, etc.)

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It didn't show it on the Edge 130 by using simpleCV. Or do I have to install anything else?

empedokles gravatar imageempedokles ( 2014-05-09 13:21:52 -0500 )edit

I think the easiest way to see if your webcam is supported is to try opening it up using [Cheese](https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Cheese) photobooth software. I think it should be installed by default in Ubuntu. If it doesn't show there, then its not a SimpleCV issue and you can probably get more focused help on regular Linux/Ubuntu forums.

memilanuk gravatar imagememilanuk ( 2014-05-09 20:53:43 -0500 )edit

It works in cheese (thanks for the hint). Hence it must be a simpleCV-issue.

empedokles gravatar imageempedokles ( 2014-05-10 10:14:24 -0500 )edit

Well... nuts. I would think that if it works in Cheese, it should be available to anything else polling it. Not sure where to go from here...

memilanuk gravatar imagememilanuk ( 2014-05-10 20:27:09 -0500 )edit

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