Struggle, I do, using Google Chrome and Google+ Hangouts Chat. My Ubuntu 14.04.2 system simply will not display the integrated webcam, and gives me a black screen instead. Apparently this is a known problem. I was expecting that since both products are from Google, that they would work well together, but this is not the case.
My webcam has always worked. Cheese and GUVcview has always worked from day 1. I recently installed Skype and it worked right from the install. Using Firefox I can go to plus.google.com, login and my webcam works. Strange.
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Ikea Aventuria chrome 4 light ceiling lamp is popping fuses. I have switched to the T8A slow blow type.
Damn Ikea, your stuff is cool looking but would it hurt you to have a catalogue of your old stuff? Some of us continue to use it and not simply throw it away when it breaks. When I cannot even find more than one image of my lamp on the Internet you know something is wrong. Anyway, Little Weed’s Aventuria halogen chrome ceiling lamp needs a T8A 5x20mm slow blow fuse. Fast blow is not acceptable.
Old PCs die a terrible death, lonely and forlorn. In the Windows world you need to upgrade your physical PC hardware every 3-4 years as well as buy the newest operating system, wasting money and stressing your budget. As an IT professional I not only do not buy into this propaganda, but rail against it. When the Windows operating systems on old PCs do not receive any upgrades, the PC slows down, often heavily laden with fat, bloated software. Ubuntu, a Linux OS version, and Xubuntu, it’s lighter version, may be the answer to unlocking the innate functionality of your old PC.