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Portal/IDB/logo_portal.png Webcams on Debian

Kernel Support

Kernel Configuration

If you're using a stock kernel, everything should be okay.

Userspace support

In addition to the kernel support discussed above, one of the following userspace components may be necessary for the proper functioning of your webcam:



More applications are listed here.


Sometimes, webcams include a microphone inside. Check input level with a mixer:

Individual camera / chipset resources