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    Default TUMBLEWEED KDE - Built-in camera not found.

    Good day!

    When I try to open my notebook built-in camera though KDE I got the following:

    Code:
     Unable to run the command specified. The file or folder /home/drawbridge/processing-3.5.4/modes/java/examples/Basics/Camera does not exist.
    Also, I'm not sure if I have the proper drivers installed (probably not) and searching about one for TB I found nothing.

    How should I proceed?

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    Default Re: TUMBLEWEED KDE - Built-in camera not found.

    Most webcams are connected through USB, so you should find something relevant opening a terminal and issuing:
    Code:
    lsusb
    If you are unsure which is which, the following commands should show more detail:
    Code:
    lsusb -v
    sudo hwinfo --usb
    Please check if your system has means to disable the camera, whether in the firmware/BIOS, a dedicated Fn key or a hidden switch in the lid.
    The common basic driver is uvcvideo, so if the camera is working and is engaged you should see something like:
    Code:
    bruno@LT_B:~> sudo lsmod | grep uvc 
    [sudo] password for root:  
    uvcvideo               98304  0 
    videobuf2_vmalloc      16384  1 uvcvideo 
    videobuf2_v4l2         28672  1 uvcvideo 
    videobuf2_core         40960  2 uvcvideo,videobuf2_v4l2 
    videodev              196608  3 uvcvideo,videobuf2_core,videobuf2_v4l2 
    usbcore               290816  7 uvcvideo,ehci_hcd,xhci_pci,ath3k,btusb,xhci_hcd,ehci_pci 
    bruno@LT_B:~>
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