I am running Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. I have my webcam operational here:
$ v4l2-ctl --list-devices
Logitech BRIO (usb-0000:08:00.0-2):
Under my Windows 10 guest, this webcam is not visible at all. Some of my other USB devices are. I have the guest's settings set to support USB 3.1. The cam is plugged into a USB3 socket.
I use the cam for Zoom. Is there something I may be missing? With Windows 10 as a host, the cam was visible and usable without issue. I copied the same guest configuration that I originally used under Windows 10.
The dependencies are specific to Linux Zoom app. They have nothing to do with Ubuntu or VMWARE in general. VMWare is executing perfectly under Linux. I am just missing support for my USB Webcam under my Windows guest. As previously mentioned, Windows host has full support for it, so something is missing for my Linux host.
I installed guvcview under Ubuntu Linux, and my Logitech BRIO is fully operational and functional. Ubuntu Linux has support for it. My question is why is this support not shared with my Windows guest?