Devuan bug report logs - #160
vlc: fails to activate "capture device" webcam on Notebook, green screen. Its a Logitech Orbicam (lsusb)

Package: vlc; Maintainer for vlc is (unknown); Source for vlc is src:vlc.

Reported by: Bodo Hoffmann <>

Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:18:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: jessie

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From: Bodo Hoffmann <>
To: Devuan Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: vlc: fails to activate "capture device" webcam on Notebook, green screen. Its a Logitech Orbicam (lsusb)
Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:04:24 +0100
Package: vlc
Version: 2.2.6-1~deb8u1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

   Activating Menu-Item 'Capture device' shows green screen.
    from WebCam.
   There are error messages in the VLC-logfile:
     core error: option v4l2-exposure does not exist
     core error: Failed to create video filter2

   Starting VLC from terminal shows:
     $ vlc v4l2:///dev/video0:width=640:height=480
     [b0104378] v4l2 demux error: cannot start streaming: No such device
     [b0104378] v4l2 demux error: cannot open device '/dev/video0': No such
file or directory
     [b0104378] v4l2 access error: cannot open device '/dev/video0': No such
file or directory
     [b0101980] core input error: open of
`v4l2:///dev/video0:width=640:height=480' failed

    $ uname -a
      Linux aspire 3.16.0-4-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 3.16.43-2+deb8u5 (2017-09-19)
i686 GNU/Linux

    $ lsusb
      Bus 005 Device 016: ID 046d:0896 Logitech, Inc. OrbiCam
      Bus 005 Device 015: ID 12d1:14dc Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
      Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
      Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
      Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
      Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
      Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

-- System Information:
Distributor ID:	Devuan
Description:	Devuan GNU/Linux 1.0 (jessie)
Release:	1.0
Codename:	jessie
Architecture: i686

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-686-pae (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_CH.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_CH.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8) (ignored: LC_ALL set to de_DE.UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: sysvinit (via /sbin/init)

Versions of packages vlc depends on:
ii  fonts-freefont-ttf          20120503-4
ii  libaa1                      1.4p5-43
ii  libavcodec56                6:11.11-1~deb8u1
ii  libavutil54                 6:11.11-1~deb8u1
ii  libc6                       2.19-18+deb8u10
ii  libcaca0                    0.99.beta19-2
ii  libegl1-mesa [libegl1-x11]  10.3.2-1+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-cache1.1         1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-client1.1        1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-codec1.1         1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-core1.1          1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-crypto1.1        1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-gdi1.1           1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-locale1.1        1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-rail1.1          1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreerdp-utils1.1         1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libfreetype6                2.5.2-3+deb8u2
ii  libfribidi0                 0.19.6-3
ii  libgcc1                     1:4.9.2-10
ii  libgl1-mesa-glx [libgl1]    10.3.2-1+deb8u1
ii  libgles1-mesa [libgles1]    10.3.2-1+deb8u1
ii  libgles2-mesa [libgles2]    10.3.2-1+deb8u1
ii  libice6                     2:1.0.9-1+b1
ii  libpulse0                   5.0-13+devuan2
ii  libqtcore4                  4:4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3+deb8u1
ii  libqtgui4                   4:4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3+deb8u1
ii  libsdl-image1.2             1.2.12-5+b5
ii  libsdl1.2debian             1.2.15-10+b1
ii  libsm6                      2:1.2.2-1+b1
ii  libstdc++6                  4.9.2-10
ii  libva-drm1                  1.4.1-1
ii  libva-x11-1                 1.4.1-1
ii  libva1                      1.4.1-1
ii  libvlccore8                 2.2.6-1~deb8u1
ii  libvncclient0               0.9.9+dfsg2-6.1+deb8u2
ii  libwinpr-rpc0.1             1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libwinpr-sspi0.1            1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libwinpr-utils0.1           1.1.0~git20140921.1.440916e+dfsg1-4+deb8u1
ii  libx11-6                    2:1.6.2-3
ii  libxcb-composite0           1.10-3+b1
ii  libxcb-keysyms1             0.4.0-1
ii  libxcb-randr0               1.10-3+b1
ii  libxcb-render0              1.10-3+b1
ii  libxcb-shape0               1.10-3+b1
ii  libxcb-shm0                 1.10-3+b1
ii  libxcb-xfixes0              1.10-3+b1
ii  libxcb-xv0                  1.10-3+b1
ii  libxcb1                     1.10-3+b1
ii  libxext6                    2:1.3.3-1
ii  libxinerama1                2:1.1.3-1+b1
ii  libxpm4                     1:3.5.12-0+deb8u1
ii  vlc-nox                     2.2.6-1~deb8u1
ii  zlib1g                      1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

Versions of packages vlc recommends:
ii  vlc-plugin-notify  2.2.6-1~deb8u1
ii  vlc-plugin-samba   2.2.6-1~deb8u1
ii  xdg-utils          1.1.0~rc1+git20111210-7.4

Versions of packages vlc suggests:
pn  videolan-doc  <none>

Versions of packages vlc-nox depends on:
ii  liba52-0.7.4               0.7.4-17
ii  libasound2                 1.0.28-1
ii  libass5                    0.10.2-3
ii  libavahi-client3           0.6.31-5
ii  libavahi-common3           0.6.31-5
ii  libavc1394-0               0.5.4-2
ii  libavcodec56               6:11.11-1~deb8u1
ii  libavformat56              6:11.11-1~deb8u1
ii  libavutil54                6:11.11-1~deb8u1
ii  libbasicusageenvironment0  2014.01.13-1
ii  libbluray1                 1:0.6.2-1
ii  libc6                      2.19-18+deb8u10
ii  libcddb2                   1.3.2-5
ii  libcdio13                  0.83-4.2
ii  libchromaprint0            1.2-1
ii  libcrystalhd3              1:0.0~git20110715.fdd2f19-11
ii  libdbus-1-3                1.8.20-1+devuan1.1
ii  libdc1394-22               2.2.3-1
ii  libdca0                    0.0.5-7
ii  libdirectfb-1.2-9
ii  libdvbpsi9                 1.2.0-1
ii  libdvdnav4                 5.0.1-1+deb8u1
ii  libdvdread4                5.0.0-1
ii  libebml4                   1.3.0-2+deb8u1
ii  libfaad2                   2.7-8
ii  libflac8                   1.3.0-3
ii  libfontconfig1             2.11.0-6.3+deb8u1
ii  libfreetype6               2.5.2-3+deb8u2
ii  libfribidi0                0.19.6-3
ii  libgcc1                    1:4.9.2-10
ii  libgcrypt20                1.6.3-2+deb8u4
ii  libgnutls-deb0-28          3.3.8-6+deb8u7
ii  libgpg-error0              1.17-3
ii  libgroupsock1              2014.01.13-1
ii  libiso9660-8               0.83-4.2
ii  libjpeg62-turbo            1:1.3.1-12
ii  libkate1                   0.4.1-4
ii  liblircclient0             0.9.0~pre1-1.2
ii  liblivemedia23             2014.01.13-1
ii  liblua5.2-0                5.2.3-1.1
ii  libmad0                    0.15.1b-8
ii  libmatroska6               1.4.1-2+deb8u1
ii  libmodplug1                1:
ii  libmpcdec6                 2:0.1~r459-4.1
ii  libmpeg2-4                 0.5.1-7
ii  libmtp9                    1.1.8-1+b1
ii  libncursesw5               5.9+20140913-1+b1
ii  libogg0                    1.3.2-1
ii  libopus0                   1.1-2
ii  libpng12-0                 1.2.50-2+deb8u3
ii  libpostproc52              6:0.git20120821-4
ii  libraw1394-11              2.1.0-3
ii  libresid-builder0c2a       2.1.1-14
ii  libsamplerate0             0.1.8-8
ii  libschroedinger-1.0-0      1.0.11-2.1
ii  libshine3                  3.1.0-2.1
ii  libshout3                  2.3.1-3
ii  libsidplay2                2.1.1-14
ii  libspeex1                  1.2~rc1.2-1
ii  libspeexdsp1               1.2~rc1.2-1
ii  libssh2-1                  1.4.3-4.1+deb8u1
ii  libstdc++6                 4.9.2-10
ii  libswscale3                6:11.11-1~deb8u1
ii  libtag1c2a                 1.9.1-2.1
ii  libtheora0                 1.1.1+dfsg.1-6
ii  libtinfo5                  5.9+20140913-1+b1
ii  libtwolame0                0.3.13-1.1
ii  libudev1                   215-17+deb8u7
ii  libupnp6                   1:1.6.19+git20141001-1+deb8u1
ii  libusageenvironment1       2014.01.13-1
ii  libusb-1.0-0               2:1.0.19-1
ii  libvcdinfo0                0.7.24+dfsg-0.2
ii  libvlc5                    2.2.6-1~deb8u1
ii  libvlccore8                2.2.6-1~deb8u1
ii  libvorbis0a                1.3.4-2
ii  libvorbisenc2              1.3.4-2
ii  libx264-142                2:0.142.2431+gita5831aa-1+b2
ii  libxml2                    2.9.1+dfsg1-5+deb8u5
ii  libzvbi0                   0.2.35-3
ii  zlib1g                     1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

Versions of packages vlc-nox suggests:
pn  libdvdcss2  <none>

Versions of packages libvlc5 depends on:
ii  libc6        2.19-18+deb8u10
ii  libvlccore8  2.2.6-1~deb8u1

Versions of packages libvlccore8 depends on:
ii  libc6           2.19-18+deb8u10
ii  libdbus-1-3     1.8.20-1+devuan1.1
ii  libidn11        1.29-1+deb8u2
ii  libproxy-tools  0.4.11-4+b2
ii  vlc-data        2.2.6-1~deb8u1

Versions of packages vlc is related to:
pn  libavutil50  <none>
pn  libavutil51  <none>

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