Before starting to install the usb_cam package, let's create a ROS workspace for storing the dependencies of all the projects mentioned in the section. We can create another workspace for keeping the project code.
Create a ROS workspace called ros_project_dependencies_ws in the home folder. Clone the usb_cam package into the src folder:
$ git clone https://github.com/bosch-ros-pkg/usb_cam.git
Build the workspace using catkin_make.
After building the package, install the v4l-util Ubuntu package. It is a collection of command-line V4L utilities used by the usb_cam package:
$ sudo apt-get install v4l-utils
Configuring a webcam on Ubuntu 16.04
After installing these two, we can connect the webcam to ...