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With camera allowed I get the message "Camera not authorized. Please check your media permissions settings." under ubuntu 16.04

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Firefox 46.01 under Ubuntu 16.04 In this website: Or any other website that uses the webcam I get the error message: Camera not authorized. Please check your media permissions settings. Permissions are ok (set to allow after prompted), but still no video - cheesse works ok and properly shows video. The website asks for permission to share the camera as expected, and it is set to ALLOW. Would appreciate your help. Best, Marcelo

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I am using Ubuntu 16.04 myself with Firefox 48.0a2 and that site used my in built webcam without a problem.

The issue may be linked to the driver that Ubuntu is using for your camera. I recommend asking about this issue on a dedicated Ubuntu forum such as Ask Ubuntu.

I hope this helps, but if not, please come back here and we can look into a different solution for you.