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#1 2020-09-15 00:59:24

aura
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Registered: 2019-08-04
Posts: 14

Webcam not turning on in Google hangouts

I'm trying to hind out why my webcam doesn't turn on when I join a Google hangouts

It worked before but for some reason it's no longer turning on.

So far I've tried going to a website to test my webcam and it doesnt turn on. I also tried a method I saw to use vlc in the terminal to turn it on with no luck

Is it possible something changed and now my user doesn't have permission to access the webcam?

Last edited by aura (2020-09-15 01:22:57)

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#2 2020-09-15 07:17:56

V1del
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Registered: 2012-10-16
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Re: Webcam not turning on in Google hangouts

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