[svlug] Ubuntu and streaming on ustream.tv

Skip Evans skip at bigskypenguin.com
Tue Oct 20 22:21:55 PDT 2009

Oops, just need to Google the right term. Kino is a capture 
program that immediately found the camera and bingo, works great.

Now I just need to read the docs on ustream.tv to get it 
capturing and broadcasting the stream. That will probably be 
quite straightforward.


Alan DuBoff wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Oct 2009, Skip Evans wrote:
>> Alan DuBoff wrote:
>>> Yes, you do that in the settings for flash, and give it access to the 
>>> device(s). If your camera is already working on Linux, you only need 
>>> to give access to the flash plugin to use ustream.
>> But Linux (Ubuntu 9.04) is not finding the camera. Vista found it 
>> right away, but Ubuntu doesn't see it. I'm having trouble finding 
>> anything on the Internet to tell me how to make Ubuntu find it.
> Oh, I thought you said it was working.
> What about Ekiga, can you see the device with it? Have you used that 
> before?
> What type of camera?
> I was using a logitech 9000 pro I think, I haven't used ustream in a 
> while, I used to use it when I worked at Sun, and tried to use mostly 
> OpenSolaris [sic] when I did. Do you have a driver on Ubuntu for the 
> camera?
> I would have been using Debian for Linux, when I did it.
> Try this:
> http://www.crazysquirrel.com/computing/debian/webcam.jspx
> http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=24582
> There's others ,but that should at least help you determine if it's 
> working and/or you have a driver for it.
> -- 
> Alan DuBoff - Software Orchestration
> http://www.softorchestra.com:8080/roller/blog/

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