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I've been trying to install all the drivers for my laptop that I recently installed Ubuntu on and I've been having trouble installing the driver for my webcam. I followed ...
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    Trouble Installing Webcam Drivers on Ubuntu 11.04


    I've been trying to install all the drivers for my laptop that I recently installed Ubuntu on and I've been having trouble installing the driver for my webcam. I followed the instructions on Ubuntu Documentation > Community Documentation > Ov51x (sorry but I can't post links) but I'm having trouble with preparing the installation files with the "make" command. This is the message I keep getting:

    (See attached picture)

    Also, as an aside, I often get the message when I'm trying to install a package that it is "Unable to locate pack ______". Does anyone have any ideas on that? Thanks!
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    Are u using external web-cam ??

    and do you Install web-cam Software like Cheese Web-cam Booth or Camorama Web-cam Viewer from Software centre ??

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    Download and install Cheese using the following steps:
    Try this it may work :

    1. Open a terminal window.
    2. Type in the following command
    Code:
          sudo apt-get install cheese
    3. Run Cheese. Cheese should automatically detect your webcam and display live video stream.

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