View Full Version : [SOLVED] Is there a way to install a Logitech camera using skype?

February 28th, 2011, 05:22 PM
Is there a way to do this?

February 28th, 2011, 05:27 PM
You need to give more information before anyone can help. First what model of camera do you have and what have you tried to do so far?

February 28th, 2011, 05:33 PM
More info please. I have a logitech camera working with no problem in 10.04 with skype and all other apps that can use it. It is a very simple webcam with no mic, version C120.

It is possible that you may need to preload the video software with a script to start skype, and it will depend on your version of ubuntu what that script contains. A previous one I needed when I was using my digital camera as webcam was

export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l2convert.so
skypeso it could be worth a try. If you have a 64 bit system this may need an edit to point to the correct .so file, so have a search for that first.

March 1st, 2011, 04:06 PM
I've got a Logitech Pro 9000, and it has had no problems. Didn't have to deal with drivers or anything, everything worked right out of the box. Skype & cheese haven't had any problems.