Asus built-in webcam showing upside-down (especially in skype)

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Sep 21 18:26:47 UTC 2011

On 09/21/2011 11:59 AM, Adam Funk wrote:
> I'm using an Asus laptop with a built-in webcam and getting the
> upside-down image problem that's been previously reported [1] but the
> LD_PRELOAD solutions aren't working for me.  I've installed libv4l-0
> 0.8.3-1 and skype (from for amd64), and running
> an x86_64 kernel.  These commands
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/ skype
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libv4l/ skype
> give an "ERROR: object '/usr/lib64/libv4l/' from
> LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored." warning but skype runs.
> This one
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib32/libv4l/ skype
> doesn't give that warning, and skype runs.
> In all 3 cases, the webcam image is still upside-down.  Any other
> suggestions?

Maybe turn the webcam over?? Or, maybe you live in New Zealand? 
<chuckles> Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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