Hey Ricky, this blog post is almost 8 years old, i guess there are better references out there by now. My mac also runs Mac OS X You can now use your iSight with Ubuntu! Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. I tried with some tutorials but it still doesn’t work. It will fail with OSX

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webcam – iSight camera doesn’t work in uBuntu – Ask Ubuntu

There is currently an effort to reverse-engineer the iSight webcam driver to create an open-source version; however, without Apple’s cooperation, it’s a slow process.


And anyone got a solution? You immediately notice that the iSight webcam no longer works under Ubuntu.

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There is a bug report for this problem here. Green Capture Issue Observed on Macbook 1,1, Macbook 2,1, Macbook 3,1 and Macbook 4,1 If testing the video input through gstreamer-properties results in a green-tinted image, try setting Default Input to ‘Custom’ and in the Pipepline box, enter the following: But Cheese works great, athough it does consume a lot jbuntu resources.

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I hope you find a solution! The newer Mac Books and Mac Book Pros coming out have a working iSight out-of-the-box without needing to do anything, but for older iSights, firmware loading is still required. References 2 Ubuntu Iight Create a new text document using any text editor.

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