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OmniVision OV511+ (Webcam, USB)

Multimedia OmniVision, USB, Webcam

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Review of Linux Compatibility

The OmniVision OV511+ is a USB webcam with ID 05a9:a511:

Bus 008 Device 003: ID 05a9:a511 OmniVision Technologies, Inc. OV511+ Webcam

It is not automatically supported under Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel version 3.19.0), although the webcam is recognized:

usb 8-5.2: New USB device found, idVendor=05a9, idProduct=a511
usb 8-5.2: New USB device strings: Mfr=0, Product=0, SerialNumber=0
gspca_main: v2.14.0 registered
gspca_main: ov519-2.14.0 probing 05a9:a511

However, a working driver should be available at the Linux OVCam Drivers webpage.

Identified Hardware Configurations (7 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-29-generic - 11/09/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-27-generic - 31/08/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-26-generic - 04/08/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-25-generic - 27/07/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-24-generic - 24/07/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-23-generic - 09/07/2015
Ubuntu 15.04 3.19.0-22-generic - 05/07/2015

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