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Best Webcam App for Ubuntu – Installing Guvcview Software

Default camera app named cheese may not work on your Ubuntu version even on 18 or 20. But there is another best camera app name Guvcview.

About the App

Guvcview is a best for live camera preview, capture images and record videos. Also free to use.

Installing Guvcview

Open Terminal (Alt+Ctrl+T).


sudo apt-get install guvcview

Press Enter Key, Type your user password.


Using the App

On app search, search for guvcview, and open the application.

There you can directly capture images, record videos, etc.

Recorded videos and images will be saved on your ‘Home‘ location as default.

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