November 13, 2008

How to fix Cheese webcam problem in Ubuntu 8.10 Ibex. Dell XPS M1330

Filed under: Uncategorized — Bigbrovar @ 11:11 am

I installed Ibex on my Dell xps m1330 on the day ibex was released but things werent as smooth as they were on of the major issue is :


Use to work out of the box on hardy heron but for some reasons stopped working on ibex. it seems its a bug and the gnome devs are working to fix it. however there is a work around which seem to work for everybody. (didnt work for me becasue i didnt try it. becasue i have already downgraded to hardy heron.) the guide involves the use of command line but nothing too difficult. you can find it here .

There is a more updated and comprehensive guude here



  1. btw, saw your Twitter post on trouble installing Alfresco on Ubuntu. You can do it in about 10min if you install vmware for linux and then run this:

    let me know if you want a trial key for that JumpBox.


    Comment by Sean Tierney — November 14, 2008 @ 7:03 pm | Reply

  2. thanks dude … am installing the dependencies and i wouldnt mind the trial key

    Comment by Bigbrovar — November 15, 2008 @ 4:20 am | Reply

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