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Thread: Webcam Not Working with Google Hangouts

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    Question Webcam Not Working with Google Hangouts

    Hello,

    Another mysterious problem cropped up and I have no idea how to debug it.

    Google Hangouts says 'Camera not working' when hovering over the camera icon which is shown in red with a line crossing it.

    The option to let websites access the camera is enabled and no exceptions are specified. The webcam actually works on other
    sites such as Snapshot (https://htmlchat.net/snapshot).

    It also works outside of the browser with VLC. So it is working and recognized by OpenSUSE 42.3, only not in Google Hangouts!

    It is a Logitech USB camera. I do not have the model number but it says 'BrightLight and RightSound Technology'. Tried with a
    USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 port, same results.

    Any idea what is happening and how to fix this?

    Thank you
    - Itai

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    Default Re: Webcam Not Working with Google Hangouts

    Located the manual. It's a Logitech QuickCam STX.
    - Itai

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