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I have a Hercules Link webcam, (not the classic or silver) i am running Ubuntu 10.04.3 and i was wondering if it was even remotely possible to get this webcam ...
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    Hercules Link webcam not classic, Is it at all possible?


    I have a Hercules Link webcam, (not the classic or silver) i am running Ubuntu 10.04.3 and i was wondering if it was even remotely possible to get this webcam working it is identified as Bus 005 Device 003: ID 06f8:301b Guillemot Corp. if this helps. I am pretty competent with the OS any tips would be nice. Even if it means its impossible please let me know.

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    Might help in your search efforts

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    Just some other info

    Webcam compatibility - FON Wiki Beta

    Model Number Device ID Working Firmware Tester(s) Price ( € / $ )
    Webcam-Hercules Classic Silver - 06f8:3004 NO v2.2.4.0 SkyNETbbs
    Notes: -
    I know it is not the same bus id and says Silver ( 06f8:3004). Just posting for info. Good luck with it.

    Edit:
    Linux (requires UVC)
    https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UVC

    Got the above quote from Hercules webcam site

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