webcam works on one of two Lucid systems

Adam Funk a24061 at
Thu Jul 22 11:53:19 UTC 2010

On 2010-07-21, NoOp wrote:

> On 07/21/2010 02:11 PM, Adam Funk wrote:

>> I think the problem is not the webcam input but the inability of some
>> programs (cheese, skype, guvcview) to display it on my system.
> But if it shows in mplayer then it must be a configuration setting
> somewhere. Are you using gnome-player to display or the cli? 

Yes, as I said upthread:

   Using gstreamer-properties, I find the problem is that Xv isn't
   working on the second machine; I also noticed that my
   ~/.mplayer/config on the second machine includes the line "vo=x11".

> Does it display in gnome-player using File|TV|Open Analog TV?

I'll try it over the weekend and see (I'm not using that machine at
the moment).

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