[ubuntu-uk] Skype with video now on linux

Chris Jones chris.jones at canonical.com
Thu Nov 8 17:06:40 GMT 2007


Rob Beard wrote:
> Ooh, thats good news.  I've been trying to get my webcam working with  
> Ekiga but for some reason I can't get it to talk to a Windows machine.  
>   This will hopefully solve all that. (In a proprietary way, not ideal  
> but if it works I'll use it).

upgrade to gutsy, then apt-get install wengophone. It's not perfect, but
it is GPL, based on open standards, it's in our archive and it works
with webcams.
I've been using it for some time to make daily video calls to my girlfriend.

(they have clients for other platforms too).

Chris Jones
  cmsj at canonical.com

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