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I'm trying to get an old Logitech QuickCam Web to work in Linux. There's a kernel module, but the last time it was updated was in 2006 and it doesn't compile against a recent kernel anymore. In particular, it seems to use the old video API V4L1.

There's a Debian bug that basically says that the driver has been abandoned. Is anybody aware of a way to make this webcam work with a recent kernel version?

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What is the USB id of the device? Plug it in and run lsusb – Alan Curry Jul 29 '12 at 2:56
Sorry I didn't notice how old this question was. It was on the main page for some reason. I was going to point out that a new driver could very well cover the same USB IDs as the old one... – Alan Curry Jul 29 '12 at 3:04
No, unfortunately it doesn't. I've abandoned all hope of getting it to work :) – Lars Kotthoff Jul 29 '12 at 10:58
Darn. I was pretty sure all the IDs were covered by gspca_stv06xx. Did you ever try that one? – Alan Curry Jul 29 '12 at 21:44
I tried pretty much every driver I could find. – Lars Kotthoff Jul 30 '12 at 8:00

Try Linux UVC driver and tools on the Ideas on Board site.

I think in that long list you'll find your model, there are several 2006 era Quickcams.

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Thanks, but this doesn't work. The QuickCam Web is also not in the list. – Lars Kotthoff Mar 1 '12 at 11:33

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