Getting Skype webcam working

Colin Brace cb at
Thu Feb 7 14:36:43 UTC 2008

In my case dmsg output looks like this:

[17393.656000] usb 5-5: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
[17394.084000] usb 5-5: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[17394.272000] Linux video capture interface: v2.00
[17394.296000] uvcvideo: Found UVC 1.00 device Live! Cam Optia (041e:4057)
[17394.556000] usbcore: registered new interface driver uvcvideo
[17394.556000] USB Video Class driver (v0.1.0)

Since your webcam isn't recognized, you have basically two choices:

1) buy one that is supported;

2) wait unti support for your model is added.

  Colin Brace

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