[ubuntu-uk] Skype with video now on linux
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Thu Nov 8 20:46:13 GMT 2007
Alan Pope wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> On Thu, 2007-11-08 at 12:06 -0500, Chris Jones wrote:
>> I've been using it for some time to make daily video calls to my girlfriend.
> So it was YOU using all the bandwidth at UDS! :)
I'm not having much luck with it. I've tried 3 webcams, all don't
display an image in Skype. I select Options, Video Devices, and then
click Test and all I get is a black box. The camera is detected
(Quickcam Messenger) but I don't get an image :-(
Not sure if it's me too, but it looks like only Video for Linux 1
devices are supported (which means my Twinklecam doesn't work as it's a
Anyone else seen this? I've tried the Skype forums and it mentions all
sorts about Xv which as far as I know is enabled, trying another driver
(gscpa) and I don't seem to be getting anywhere.
Audio works okay though.
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