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    * http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Webcam-HOWTO/
     
    * http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Webcam-HOWTO/
     
    * http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Webcam-HOWTO/framegrabbers.html
     
    * http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Webcam-HOWTO/framegrabbers.html
     
     
    apt-get install xawtv
     
     
    Note: You don't really need to get xawtv working to get the Web cam server working. We're using it simply to create the needed /dev/video0 device file (the"special files" referred to in the xawtv package installation).
     
     
    make the cam device readable by everyone
     
     
     
    chmod 666 /dev/video0
     
     
    xawtv
     
     
    xawtv -hwscan
     
     
    You'll see your video card listed but you should also see your cam listed as /dev/video0 or with some other number besides '0'.
     
     
       
     
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