Bug 737403 - starting capture failed
Summary: starting capture failed
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: cheese
Version: 15
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-09-11 21:14 UTC by Jonquil
Modified: 2012-07-04 07:54 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-07-04 07:54:36 UTC

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Description Jonquil 2011-09-11 21:14:56 UTC
Description of problem:
Cheese fails to capture pictures or video.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Try to capture a picture using the application

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open up Cheese in Terminal
2. Click "Take Photo"
3. Terminal will return the message "** (cheese:5697): WARNING **: starting capture failed"

Actual results:
Terminal returns the message "** (cheese:5697): WARNING **: starting capture failed"

Expected results:
Cheese should take the photo and store it in the photo stream.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Hans de Goede 2012-07-04 07:54:36 UTC
Fedora 15 has reached its end of life. Cheese in Fedora-17 has seen a lot of improvements / bugfixes,
please try with Fedora-17 (with all updates applied) and file a new bug if you're still seeing this problem.

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