[ubuntu-uk] Webcam with built-in mic to work on Ubuntu?

Gordon Burgess-Parker gbplinux at gmail.com
Fri Feb 4 10:24:05 UTC 2011

On 11/01/2011 16:30, Tony Pursell wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-01-11 at 10:39 +0000, Gordon Burgess-Parker wrote:
>> On 07/01/11 15:22, Tony Pursell wrote:
>>> And so does my Logitech C250. Cheap and worked in 10.04 and 10.10.
>> One more question - can you confirm that the microphone works as well as
>> the camera?
> Yes indeed it does - It was an important factor in my decision to buy it
> as I have never been able to get the mic on my headphones working.  The
> mic is not always enabled for some reason but I put that down to Ubuntu
> being a bit fickle. It's easily enabled on the input tab of Sound
> Preferences.
> I bought two of them because it wasn't worth paying the carriage on just
> one.  My wife uses the other one for her Windows Laptop.
> Tony
Sorry, one last question - does this webcam function fully in Skype? 
(I'm asking because Skype in Ubuntu - the beta version - seems to be a 
bit hit and miss on this...)

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