"Linux has come a long way in a lot of areas, but if my
experience is an indicator, we're not much further along in the use
of personal webcams today than we were five years ago. After a
couple of unsuccessful attempts to use Ekiga (formerly
GnomeMeeting) as a video phone, I finally prevailed and got Ekiga
working with both sound and video. The problem--as always seems the
case with computer peripherals under Linux--begins with drivers, or
rather, the lack of drivers.
"I had read somewhere that the Logitech Quickcam Notebook Pro
was supported under Linux, so I decided to order one and give it a
try. Unfortunately, while some of the Logitech Quickcam Notebook
Pro cameras are supported, the newer models, like the one I bought,
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