guvcviewand try that with your camera.
guvcviewshould be in the repos of all Linux distributions. You can find and install it using your distros package management tools (apt, aptitude, software centre, dnf, yum, pacman etc etc....)
guvcview- then problem solved -once you have it working with
cheeseshould be able to detect it too.
guvcview- then it definitely does not support UVC and will require a dedicated Linux driver from the manufacturer.
guvcview- perhaps consider selling your webcam and try to get one made by a company that does support UVC. Like Logitech. Their webcams are compatible with UVC and work perfectly in Linux, with no need for any special drivers. Even their lower end models.
@f33dm3bits - FYI - the prices on the page in your link are in Indian Rupees - at the current exchange rate, the most expensive camera on that page is £8.22 reduced from £9.76. The other two are £7.18 reduced from £11.29.
My bad, it was really late when I replied, I must have read it as dollars .