cheese - tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename cheese_3.18.1-2ubuntu3_amd64.deb
Package name cheese
Package version 3.18.1
Package release 2ubuntu3
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category gnome
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 87.24 KB
Installed size 668.00 KB
A webcam application that supports image and video capture. Makes
it easy to take photos and videos of you, your friends, pets or whatever
you want. Allows you to apply fancy visual effects, fine-control image
settings and has features such as Multi-Burst mode, Countdown timer
for photos.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cheese_3.18.1-2ubuntu3_i386.deb 3.18.1 i386 Ubuntu Main
cheese - - -


Name Value
cheese-common = 3.18.1-2ubuntu3
gnome-video-effects -
libc6 >= 2.4
libcanberra-gtk3-0 >= 0.25
libcheese-gtk25 >= 3.18.0
libcheese8 >= 3.18.0
libclutter-1.0-0 >= 1.16
libclutter-gtk-1.0-0 >= 0.91.8
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.25.2
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.39.90
libgnome-desktop-3-12 >= 3.17.92
libgstreamer1.0-0 >= 1.0.0
libgtk-3-0 >= 3.13.7


Type URL
Binary Package cheese_3.18.1-2ubuntu3_amd64.deb
Source Package cheese

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install cheese deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install cheese




2016-04-04 - Sebastien Bacher <>
cheese (3.18.1-2ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium
* debian/
- don't recommends gnome-icon-theme, it has been superseeded and 
is not needed
2016-03-16 - Iain Lane <>
cheese (3.18.1-2ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to get X-AppStream-Ignore in .desktop file.
2015-11-04 - Sebastien Bacher <>
cheese (3.18.1-2ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Resynchronize on Debian. Remaining changes:
- Add apport hook
- debian/
+ Build-depend on good gstreamer plugins instead of bad
- debian/patches/use-plugins-good:
+ The camerabin plugin is part of the good gstreamer plugins in Ubuntu
- Use support in gnome-pkg-tools to install a compatibility version of
cheese.desktop, which was renamed upstream.
2015-10-31 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <>
cheese (3.18.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Depend on gstreamer1.0-clutter-3.0 rather than gstreamer1.0-clutter.
2015-10-14 - Michael Biebl <>
cheese (3.18.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Upload to unstable.
2015-09-22 - Andreas Henriksson <>
cheese (3.18.0-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Update (build-)dependencies according to changes:
- gstreamer-plugins-bad bumped to >= 1.4
- switch from clutter-gst-2.0 to clutter-gst-3.0
* Rename library packages for new bumped SONAMEs
- libcheese7 -> libcheese8
- libcheese-gtk23 -> libcheese-gtk25
* Update libcheese-gtk25.symbols and debian/libcheese8.symbols
2015-05-27 - Michael Biebl <>
cheese (3.16.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Drop debian/patches/substitute-bindir-and-libexecdir.patch, merged
* Drop obsolete Breaks/Replaces from pre-wheezy.
* Install typelib files into multiarch paths.
* Mark gir and dev packages as Multi-Arch: same.
2014-11-07 - Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <>
cheese (3.14.1-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/substitute-bindir-and-libexecdir.patch:
+ Substitute @bindir@ and @libexecdir@ in service files. Fixes
launching cheese from the shell. Closes: #765513.
2014-10-19 - Laurent Bigonville <>
cheese (3.14.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- Drop debian/patches/using-fmod-link-libm.patch: Applied upstream
* Drop debian/patches/revert-appstream-usage.patch and build-depend against
* debian/ Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no further changes)
2014-09-24 - Andreas Henriksson <>
cheese (3.14.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Add debian/patches/revert-appstream-usage.patch
- we don't have appstream-glib in Debian yet...
* Add debian/patches/using-fmod-link-libm.patch
- libcheese-gtk now uses fmod and needs to link with libm
* debian/cheese.install: Ship gnome-camera-service and dbus services files
* Upload to unstable.

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