It worked fine in Hardy. Remember that Skype cannot access a camera video stream if another program like Cheese or guvcview is already viewing it. You can see video in Cheese or other applications; but 2. Comment on this change optional. On another computer with the Radeon driver the video crashed after a few minutes. Tim van de Kamp , Unbelievably amazing!!!! I did not have that problem with an earlier version of the kernel.

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Works with Skype if you install the package libv4l Webcam doesnt work in any of the 3 OSwindows XP and Win7 keep saying that the device is used by another program but there isnt any other program using it Restart the X server if you do not know what this means, then reboot. Everything is working again, really well and fast!

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Visit the following links: BIOS has been updated to latest available output of the command is: The time now is For people who have said that the camera was working need to report back. Logitech Quickcam Fusion 7.


Instructions for contributing to the lists Specify which version of Skype you are using. On the Aspire at my workplace this prevents Intrepid from booting at all. For those not familiar with the hardware, the webcam on these laptops is mounted on a pivot which allows the camera to point away from the user as well orbiicam toward. Not sure if audio works.

I’m running more tests nowI didnt notice the oricam problems with kernel -4so will report back after testingor if anyone has kernelKindly test it too. Chicony Electronics built-in 2MP Compal.

As i mentioned previouslythe camera problems started only after i did a fresh reinstall of Ubuntu 8. Like Tim, I can work around the issue by rotating the camera, which stops the errors.

Likewise, ensure that video input is correctly defined. Program closed I then launched Skype which did exactly the same apart of the camera led which was “on” this time but no video working.


Christopher, the original report is about a normal installation of Lubuntu Cam Sync Webcam Machine is an Acer Aspire with integrated webcam. Other bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. ZC Webcam by lsusb.

Mustek gSmart Mini 9. Not just with Skype, but also Cheese.

Skype and Web Cameras

Works with gstfakevideobut unstable. Had to edit launcher to following command note that package libv4l Skype also may hang during or after the call. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Just in case, anyone has not switched to 9. Works fine out of the box.

Cam Notebook Pro [] 7. Was able to get working using ov51x-jpeg driver at: Camera not recognized out of box.

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