Getting Skype webcam working SOLVED
k5di at zianet.com
Sun Feb 10 12:45:14 UTC 2008
Gerald Dachs wrote:
> Am Sat, 09 Feb 2008 20:55:30 -0500
> schrieb Bart Silverstrim <bsilver at chrononomicon.com>:
>> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>> Well FEDEX arrived with my new referbished webcam And I knew it
>>> was going to be good. When I plugged it in a light in the webcam
>>> came on. On Skype I selected Options - Video Devices and where it
>>> says Select webcam it reads (/dev/video0).
>>> When I press the test in the black square it shows the image from
>>> the webcam.
>>> So to get a wbcam to work in Ubuntu you must have the right
>>> webcam and the one above is right. It cost $20.00
>>> All of you who thought you should be able to get the other
>>> webcam I have working are wrong.
>> Okay. Everyone on the list now knows that if it isn't something
>> listed on the known-good-out-of-box list, get something else that is
>> and all difficulties will be gone.
>> Damn. Guess we don't even NEED this list. Karl just solved all of
>> our problems in perpetuity.
> The problem is only that his information are not very useful.
> At least the first ten pages in google searching for "Logitech QuickCam
> EC" let not show up a single shop where you can buy one. Either it
> is too old, or it sold by another name.
In an earlier message I told where I bought this old refurbished
webcam. You go to
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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