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Thread: webcam issues on skype

  1. #1
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    webcam issues on skype

    hi i have recently recieved a webcam that works with photo taking apps such as camorama webcam viewer. but it will not stream video during a web chat on skype. It also works on web chat applications such as chatroulette or omegle. im not sure what i should do to make it work with skype. i have already ruled out skype settings as the issues. i have gone throuhg everything to make sure my webcam is recognized and given permission to send video.

    heres a little info about my webcam.

    Code:
    lsmod | grep videodev
    videodev               92992  1 gspca_main
    v4l2_compat_ioctl32    17083  1 videodev
    Code:
    lsusb
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 003: ID 046d:08a0 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam IM

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    Re: webcam issues on skype

    skype is mainly for windows. I have to reboot into XP to have the webcam work as it should.
    "it crashed?"

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    Re: webcam issues on skype

    Did you download skype from skype.com or the repo's
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    Re: webcam issues on skype

    i downloaded it straight from skype. i downloaded the newest beta build for linux and everything else works as it should but it will not stream video

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    Re: webcam issues on skype

    Does skype detect the webcam? Under options -> video devices

    My available webcam shows: UVC Camera (046d:0990) (/dev/video0) Both of which were listed from
    Code:
    lsmod | grep videodev
    and
    Code:
    lsusb
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