[blfs-support] Webcam not working with cheese due t gstreamer error

James Pinto james.pinto at phoenixfusion.in
Fri Nov 16 22:13:55 PST 2012


On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 7:55 AM, James Pinto
<james.pinto at phoenixfusion.in>wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 14, 2012 at 7:17 AM, James Pinto <james.pinto at phoenixfusion.in
> > wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 9:48 PM, Armin K. <krejzi at email.com> wrote:
>>
>>> On 11/13/2012 05:11 PM, James Pinto wrote:
>>> > Hi
>>> >
>>> > I rebuilt gstreamer bad plugins 0.10 and also good and ugly
>>> > I now get the files /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10/libgstcamerabin2.so and
>>> > /usr/lib/gstreamer-0.10/libgstcamerabin.so
>>> >
>>> > But now I get the error:-
>>> > One or more needed GStreamer elements are missing: One or more needed
>>> > GStreamer elements are missing: vp8enc.
>>>
>>> Was libvpx present when you built gst bad plugins? vp8enc is part of
>>> gst-bad-plugins but it needs libvpx to be present.
>>>
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>>
>> Hi
>>
>> I already had libvpx when I installed gst bad plugins, anyway I did it
>> again I reinstallled libvpx and then reinstalled gst bad plugins (I still
>> havethe same error when I runn cheese) and now when I run make check I
>> notice 3 errors I have copied the vp8enc part here at pastebin
>> http://pastebin.com/kg1RNFug . Also one thing I need to mention is that
>> after installing libvpx i noticed there were 2-3 entries that said noting
>> to install also when I checked the path /usr/include/vpx I dint find libvpx.so
>> at the location I even checked for hidden files
>> Contents:-
>>  *Installed Programs:* vp8_scalable_patterns, vpxdec and vpxenc
>>  *Installed Libraries:* libvpx.so
>>  *Installed Directories:* /usr/include/vpx
>>
>> Im usinng libvpx-v1.1.0 and gst bad plugins 0.10.23.
>>
>> I found libvpx.so at the path /usr/lib/
>>
>> I have the following files at /usr/include/vpx
>> root [ /usr/include/vpx ]# ls
>> vp8cx.h  vp8.h        vpx_codec_impl_bottom.h  vpx_decoder.h  vpx_image.h
>> vp8dx.h  vpx_codec.h  vpx_codec_impl_top.h     vpx_encoder.h
>> vpx_integer.h
>>
>> Hey I noticed that the webcam light turns on during the gst bad plugins
>> make check, I guess I may be getting close to make this work...:-)
>>
>> Pleas help I thnk Im almost there.
>>
>> Regards
>> --
>> James Earnest Pinto
>> Director/CEO
>> *Phoenix Fusion*
>> www.phoenixfusion.in
>>
>>
> Hey I ran cheese again and it worked ! thanks so much, Ive finally got my
> webcam to work on my blfs os...
>
> But I wonder why I got those make check errors...?
>
> And is thesre a way to improve the quality?
>
> I googled and found this cheese quantisizer patch
> http://bugzilla-attachments.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=180452
> I dont know which version of cheese the patch is for also there was a
> qualty patch somewhere out there for cheese.
>
> Im using Cheese 3.4.2 will upgrading to cheese 3.6.3 make any difference
> uality wise? Also whhere are the pics and videos saved? I cant seem to find
> any...
>
>
> Regards
> --
> James Earnest Pinto
> Director/CEO
> *Phoenix Fusion*
> www.phoenixfusion.in
>
>
Hi

 i still  have problems with cheese. It shows picture using the webcam but
when I click capture to take pics or capture video it does capture anything
and the images dont get saved anywhere.

Please help

-- 
James Earnest Pinto
Director/CEO
*Phoenix Fusion*
www.phoenixfusion.in
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