View Full Version : [gnome] Webcam turns itself off; how to turn it back on?

August 30th, 2011, 01:33 AM
My webcam keeps turning itself off. I don't see anyway to turn it back on within Gnome. So far, the only suggestion I'm seeing is to reboot the computer every time I need to take a picture.

August 30th, 2011, 04:55 AM
What makes you believe it is turning itself off? "I did X and Y and expected result Z, but this other thing happened."

August 30th, 2011, 04:10 PM
in a terminal type
put the program name you use after the so

LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype