Re: Cheese troubles

I think that if you run gstreamer-properties you can change the default video input and it will affect cheese too. But it will affect and all the gstreamer based programs so I am not sure if it is the best for you.

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 12:04 AM, Davíð Þór Þórarinsson <david thor gmail com> wrote:
Sweet! If you want someone to test that functionality then give me a holler....


On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 9:07 PM, Jaap A. Haitsma <jaap haitsma org> wrote:
> 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
>  Jaap
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