[ubuntu-uk] Skype video on Ubuntu 8.04

Adam Bagnall bagnaj97 at googlemail.com
Fri Sep 26 09:09:09 BST 2008

Graham Smith wrote:
> I have asked this on the ubuntu forums, but with no success and my
> question and similar on the Skype-Linux forums are going unanswered,
> but just in case, I will ask again here.
> When I test the video in skype, Skype shuts down. If I leave it
> enabled, as soon as the recipient of a call picks up. Skype
> disconnects (but you do see the video stream briefly)
>  Initially, this was a problem with a Logitech 5000, and I bought a
> Logitech 9000 as a recommended replacement, because it worked out of
> the box, but didn't.
> Both cameras work fine with Ekiga, Cheese etc, and Skype video worked
> fine (with the logitech 5000) on Ubuntu 7.
> I am running the latest version of Skype and I have tried the three
> different Medibuntu skype options.
> Can anyone here suggest any solutions.
> Many thanks,
> Graham
If you run skype from a terminal does it give any kind of error or 
output when it shuts down?

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