Monday, March 3, 2008


Acer's crytal eye webcam is supported by the linux-uvc drivers (
To install it, just add 'media-video/linux-uvc' to /etc/portage/package.keywords and emerge linux-uvc
It'll install a kernel module that adds support to the webcam, and that's it.
If you want a photo/movie recorder try cheese, it's avaiable at the gentoo sunrise overlay ( should guide you)


Carlos Pineda said...

hey the config files are not available anymore! Thanks for the effort, just got a horribly big acer aspire 5315 in which I have linux, but the internal mic doesnot work. Googling around I found your post. Can you update the link to your configuration? Why do you use the vanilla kernel and not the gentoo? which kernel are you using now? Thanks

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