[Debian-eeepc-devel] Should Cheese be able to record video on a Asus 701G?

Paul Menzel paulepanter at users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jan 7 10:09:36 UTC 2011

Am Donnerstag, den 06.01.2011, 14:05 +1300 schrieb Glyn Webster:
> On pressing Record the capture window turns black, shows a single frame 
> a few seconds later, and then back again. The saved OGV file looks the 
> same. The sound gets recorded.
> I've seen exactly the same problem reported on message boards for 
> various EEE PC Ubuntu remixes. Some of the replies suggest that the Asus 
> 701's processor is too slow to encode video in real time. Is that true?

Could you submit a report to the Debian BTS, please? I guess Cheese is
using GStreamer and so you should try some low level GStreamer commands
(I do not know) to test this. I hope the maintainer will tell you. Or
you should find some example on the WWW.



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