How to connect a usb webcam in octopi?

Camera model

Generic, model is not written

What is the problem?

I am unable to connect the usb webcam to work in octoprint, I just connected the camera to the raspberry but nothing is showing

What did you already try to solve it?

Didnt figure anything to do

Have you tried running in safe mode?


Did running in safe mode solve the problem?


Systeminfo Bundle

You can download this in OctoPrint's System Information dialog ... no bundle, no support!) (264.7 KB)

Additional information about your setup

OctoPrint version, OctoPi version, printer, firmware, browser, operating system, ... as much data as possible

Ocotoprint Version 1.9.3, Build 2023.10.09.154319, based on OctoPi 1.0.0, running on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2, Printer: Ender 3 V3 SE

Based on your other post, the same thing may well apply here - if you've used a backup from another platform you probably need to change the stream URL in OctoPrint to be like the below to access the webcam.

  • Stream URL: /webcam/?action=stream
  • Snapshot URL: