Kubuntu 18.04 – Qt/KDE Camera App Alternative to Cheese


The following additional packages will be installed:
  cheese-common gnome-desktop3-data gnome-video-effects gstreamer1.0-clutter-3.0 libcheese-gtk25 libcheese8 libclutter-1.0-0 libclutter-1.0-common
  libclutter-gst-3.0-0 libclutter-gtk-1.0-0 libcogl-common libcogl-pango20 libcogl-path20 libcogl20 libgnome-desktop-3-17
  libjavascriptcoregtk-4.0-18 libwebkit2gtk-4.0-37 libyelp0 yelp yelp-xsl

Cheese comes with an acceptable amount of " gnomish" dependencies but before installing it I am looking for a more Qt-pure alternative.

Kamera comes by default but it doesn't even see the laptop camera, asks me to select one in a full alphabetical list, Komoso is absent, Kamerka is very basic (no video). I know how to use VLC for this but what other options are there?

By "alternative to Cheese" I basically mean one that would quickly allow image and video capture.

Best Answer

According to the description in apt show kamoso, it's a "tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam".

If you want to read about it before installing, the man page for 18.04 is here: http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/bionic/en/man1/kamoso.1.html.

There's also https://userbase.kde.org/Kamoso and https://github.com/KDE/kamoso/

sudo apt install kamoso
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