Camera generally works fine in programs such as Ekiga with the patched driver as explained here http: Great response and perfect fix, I’ve used this several times on multiple occasions and keep it bookmarked. This may differ from the list of webcams working in general on Ubuntu, given here. Works fine after editing Skype launcher to run like this: Camera not recognized out of box. Black screen in Skype, even though it works with Cheese 2.

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With my Intel card it was using the Intel driver, which doesn’t support Xv; changing it to the driver allowed both modes to work. Mcrosoft variables can cause video in Skype to fail, and those variables keep changing. To solve that issue, force skype to load the v4l library like so: Bus Device mlcrosoft For future reference you can learn more about their bug policy at https: The workaround for Skype also works for other legacy applications and other webcams that only support unusual formats.


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To-do If this page gets enough useful information, we might want the following pages to link to it, linx people wanting that information might look there first: Alpha5 is set to be released Thursday Sept 4. Works nice out of the box with Skype 2. Please let linjx know your results. Camera mostly works, but non-accelerated X11 output currently doesn’t scale video output known Skype issue.

Try unplugging all other USB devices except the camera.

As of this writing JulySkype Beta is version 2. Cheese works out the box!

Skype and Web Cameras

The gstfakevideo driver will probably get things working, provided you have a suitable graphics card driver set up in microspft. Had to edit launcher to following command note that package libv4l Alexander – the forum post may relate to a different version of Ubuntu but did you try it?

Also work with Ekiga and aMSN. Was able to get it working in Skype 2. Camera is recognized, but “Test Camera” crashes Skype.

No issues compared to what was reported for 7. Nessun file o directory make: Works out of the box with Skype 2.


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Works fine out of the box. The uvc driver does recognize the device as can be tested with luvcview. The command should be: If you are using Ubuntu Basically, what I did was: If Automounting is disable via gconf-editor, then webcam works. Now, you should it be able to see your web-cam image in the Skype video options.

Creative claims driver is in Linux Kernel. Vista Cam IM 7. I will be fine by doing it through terminal if that is how to do it.