The version number of Skype may be found in the middle of the about box, from the main menu. Ekiga works too after defining input sources to USB2. This site in other languages x. Works fine with Skype 2. The set frequency operation at 48 khz goes through just fine, but the validation get frequency request performed right after isn’t supported by the lifecam. Works with gstfakevideo unstable and uvcvideo rev – use the following gstfakevideo syntax:

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The uvc driver does recognize the device as can be tested with luvcview.

Works fine out of the box with 2. Cheese works out the box! LifeCam HD does not work. Chip set used by a variety of inexpensive Chinese cameras. Ubuntu hangs on booting when the webcam were connected. Black screen in Skype, even though it works with Cheese 2.

After a lot of reading it seems skype needs the 32 bit drivers I think. Skype also may hang during or after the call. You need to download driver from http: You may need to modify the “Sound lifecak device in the “Sound devices” options menu, to point to USB device as appropriate instead of Default. Microssoft Skype release notes state that only having a single XV port will cause video to be seen one way only no preview,with no Xv support you get nothing.


Skype and Web Cameras This page lists web cameras “webcams” that are known to work with Skype. BenQ Joybook S32B built-in 1.

If your webcam works with V4L2but not with V4L you can check this with gstreamer-propertiesyou may try one of these hacks. Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site.

webcam – How can I get my Microsoft LifeCam HD to work in Ubuntu – Ask Ubuntu

If you use Cairo-dock, you are probably using the OpenGL version. If it does, then there could be some issue with 32bit libraries. Then Skype was happy and I was able to make and receive calls before, during and after listening to MP3s. lifecan

Had to invoke lifecak terminal with following command note that package libv4l1 must be installed: Rebooted and video-chat in Skype 2. PulseAudio is working better with it.

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Felipe Tanus fotanus wrote on Great cam, microphone works too. Brightness is sometimes wrong black image. To find out the device ID lufecam your ubunt, typing lsusb in a terminal window will list all USB devices on your system.


Creative claims driver is in Linux Kernel. This camera is inbuilt in laptops Asus A8M Skype version 2. Disconnecting the camera system back running again without slowing down. Email me about changes to this bug report.

Lexma – Panda 10C 8. Cheese and VLC work too. Many thanks It seems running sudo apt-get install ialibs then rebooting seems to resolve. Failed to set UVC probe control: Thinkpad T61 built-in webcam 7.