On 09/28/2014 05:40 PM, John R Pierce wrote: > On 9/27/2014 7:35 PM, g wrote: >> the 2 webcam programs that i have installed from repos are >> 'camorama' and 'cheese'. >> >> both work well for single photos, but i can not get 'cheese' to >> make smooth, continuous video recording. what is recorded is a >> jerky motion for a few seconds, pause, short record, pause, >> repeatedly. sometimes, nothing is recorded. > > are you sure the camera is plugged into a USB 2.0 port? if its in a > USB 1.x only port, it won't have adequate bandwidth for video > recording. John, all ports are USB 2. -- peace out. in a world with out fences, who needs gates. tc.hago. g .