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Linux is an open-source operating system built on the Unix system that was introduced in the 1990s. It's gradually become widely accepted as an alternative to both Windows and Macintosh because of its reliability and the open-source ethos that provides the software for free. Because the Linux operating system is constantly changing, it can quickly adapt to handle new technology, such as installing a USB webcam.

Plug in your USB webcam. Boot up your Linux system and log in. Fire up a program that uses the camera, such as Skype. If the webcam is fairly recent, there is a good chance that it will work with your Linux distribution. If not, keep reading. Open a terminal window and type the command "dmesg ' more" (without the quotes). This command allows you to thumb through your boot-up messages. Check for any messages that relate to the camera. If you do see a reference, go to your "/lib/modules/usb" subfolder to see if there is a module there that exists for it. Depending on your Linux distribution, your "/usb" subfolder may be in a different location beneath "/lib/modules." You will have to recompile your kernel with support for the module, install the new kernel and then reboot the system to try to connect to the USB camera. Open a terminal window and fire up the "lusb" program. If you are running a graphical environment like Gnome or KDE, you can use the v412-tool to check for a list of USB devices attached to your system. Determine which USB device listed is your camera; there are no hard and fast rules, so guesswork prevails. In the listing for your camera is an eight-digit number with a colon in the middle. This number is the manufacturer's product ID, which you can then use to scour the Internet for a Linux driver. Hope this helps. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam

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