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[ubuntu] Multiple USB Webcams

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello all, I have an annoying little problem that google hasn't been able to help me with. I have an Ubuntu 9.10 system with 4 different *working* USB webcams. I use them for various webcam streaming around the house. They all work flawlessly, but the problem is that each time I reboot, they attach themselves to different video* devices. This then translates into a bunch of work for me to figure out which cam is on what device, and then adjust my motion and mjpeg-stream config files so that the right cam is doing the right thing. For instance: Right now I have s (Hardware)