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How To Properly Install USB Easycap Device In Ubuntu

Command ‘fconfig’ from package ‘redboot-tools’ main Command ‘zconfig’ from package ‘python-zconfig’ universe Command ‘vconfig’ from package ‘vlan’ main Command ‘mconfig’ from package easydap main config: My experience with Linux is that it does not achieve full USB 2.

This step can be skipped if no configuration changes are wanted.

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May 21st, 4. Try the regular mpeg audio codec with any video format whenst recording-converting with VLC.

It is hard to identify the chipset of any EasyCAP device rasycap buying because most onlineshops ebay, amazon do not mention in the provided technical data the chipset of the device. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


The Windows driver shipped with the device was for another model.

This page was last modified on 16 Januaryat I would like to know if there is any software out there for Ubuntu for using this device to capture videos from external devices. Sign up using Email and Password.

Your email address will not be published. Slides from talk describing setup for reverse-engineering what does the hardware do are available: From here we will change to our kernel headers directory to download the updated saa module and patches. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

And that is what I will be guiding you through now is installing the current stable kernel module you will need to properly install and use your Easycap device in ubuntu. The build process will use a configuration that is put together from various sub-config files.

This device is sold in different varieties models and even under different names like: But even if this time-consuming procedure is followed and the cause of the problem is eventually identified, there’s no guarantee that the problem can be fixed.


All of the Ubuntu Kernel source is maintained under git. I tried your codes and the code on suggested forum you gave me and all the same results. The VLC makers say that recording like this takes the raw stream from the recorded device ‘as-is’ and that there is nothing to do about it. With the cabling correctly plugged, VLC available from the Software Centre can be used to capture sound and image.

Find More Posts by nathank BB code is On. Here’s the correct one: For SMI based devices exists a proceeding Linux-driver project: Building the kernel is quite easy. We can force them to be loaded if do this before the insmod saa command:. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

[ubuntu] Easycap usb video issue

May 25th, 8. After choosing the right audio input. What I’ve tried already: I can’t get the audio to work with VLC but can record it in Audacity by choosing the “usbtv: S-Video input In works: