Splitcam equivalent. I installed Intrepid in a VM and compiled it there. I cannot get my webcam to work on ubuntu Hot Network Questions. Aug 23, · When looking to purchase a webcam for use with Ubuntu, Empathy has been the default VoIP/Video Chat application since Ubuntu (Karmic Koala). I have ubuntu ultimate edition intrepid, I want the driver required to install a webcam (quickcam chat) on my system. - Answered by a verified Programmer.