Quote Originally Posted by platypuss72 View Post
after some more hunting forums .... i have FIXED mine
i found it on the skype forum ...
i did :-

sudo gedit /usr/local/bin/skype
LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so /usr/bin/skype

so now i get camera working when start skype

but is freezing up but think this is another issue ???
Thanks a bunch, trying to get skype to work on my 64 bit install was driving me nuts.