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JSF16
November 20th, 2012, 12:41 AM
Hello, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer Aspire 5920 and cannot find any option to use the video chat feature on Ubuntu skype. I can text chat and make a voice call, but no video. Any help?

newb85
November 20th, 2012, 04:13 AM
I assume you're using Skype 4.0.0.8. If that's true and there aren't issues with Ubuntu integrating with your webcam, the following should apply.

Once you start a call with a contact, you should have an option to turn on video. Also, if you go to options (Ctrl+O from the main Skype window), under "Video Devices" there's an option to "Start my video automatically when I'm in a call".

JSF16
November 25th, 2012, 07:58 AM
Apologies for the time this took. I could see my skype contact, but my contact could not see me, only hear.