Getting Skype webcam working

Karl Larsen k5di at
Fri Feb 8 14:15:43 UTC 2008

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>> It's so much easier to set group ownership in udev, set permissions to
>>> 660, and add yourself to the group :-)
>>     Yes in a week I will be in the same situation I hope. It is easy to
>> join the uucp group and then it will work. I use the nice GUI method.
> uucp?  That's an odd group to be owning a video device - though I'm not sure
> much else would be using uucp these days.
    Sorry, I have never seen a /dev/video/ so I have no idea who the 
group owner is. In Fedora 8 the serial port is owned by root with a 
group of uucp. So I just joined the uucp group.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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