Keith, I have, I believe, the same camera. You need to install the
SPCA driver for it -- this is not part of the mainline kernel. The
following worked for me:
rpm -Uvh drpixel-release-1-1.noarch.rpm
yum install --enablerepo=drpixel kmod-gspca
in aMSN, if you use a NAT/router, you need to open ports 6890-6900 for
the camera to work. I believe I also had to do this in the fedora
I have read that the Logitech Quickcam Chat web cam works 'out of
box' with Linux. So I have bought one. Unfortunately, I can't get it
to work in Linux, let alone 'out of the box'! It works extremely well
with XP and Windows Live Messenger.
The camera active light is on, but no Linux programs appear to be
to find it. The camera is plugged into a USB socket on the back of
Please, what should I try next to get the webcam to work?
Any advice will be *very* gratefully received.