Re: Cheese troubles

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 3:14 PM, Davíð Þór Þórarinsson
<david thor gmail com> wrote:
> I read about Cheese in an article published at ArsTechnica and decided
>  to give it a try. I am running Kubuntu 8.04 (sorry! Please don't flame
>  me! I am not an animal! I am a human being!) so Apt installed the
>  application nicely on my machine (version 2.22.1 IIRC). I got a
>  shitty, no name webcam that works fine on my system with every other
>  piece of software that can use it so I didn't think I'd be in for any
>  surprises.
>  I must say that I really love this program. Lightweight, good looking
>  and no featuritis! I couldn't be happier....until my display showed
>  up. It wasn't my webcam but my TV card that showed up. I tried
>  fiddling with the thing but there isn't much to fiddle with (The first
>  time I damned the lack of features :). After fiddling some more I
>  realized that Dr. Phil was green. I swear to you that man is related
>  to the Hulk! Scary stuff indeed....
>  Anyhow, I checked to see if I could run it from the command line with
>  parameters specifying my webcam but it doesn't seem to work.
>  Is there any way I can get Cheese to work with my webcam despite the
>  installed TV card? Looks like a cool little app and I would like to
>  use it!

Sorry video device selection is not in cheese yet. It probably will be
in the next release 2.24


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