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My webcam is detected correctly (and i can use it in skype without any issues), but how can i record video on linux preferably with gui tool ?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

You can use Cheese (GNOME) if you just need just that, or VLC for more advanced features.

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I you add program links to your answer I'll vote it up ... ;) – maxschlepzig Sep 18 '10 at 15:22
ubuntu install link: apt-get install cheese – j23tom Sep 20 '10 at 20:21

You could use Qtcam for recording videos on Linux

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