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Old 06-06-2005, 02:35 AM   #1
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I want to veiw my friends webcam, im using Lycoris, how do i c his webcam?


thanks for the help
 
Old 06-06-2005, 09:13 AM   #2
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Install GnomeMeeting (you might have to install some additional GNOME files if it isnt your default desktop). It will allow you to video conference with your friends
 
Old 06-06-2005, 02:52 PM   #3
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i dont have a webcam, and hes like many miles away so how could i veiw it through yahoo or msn
 
Old 06-06-2005, 05:17 PM   #4
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right now you cant view webcams which really really sucks IMO but I hope someday it will work.
 
Old 06-06-2005, 08:50 PM   #5
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gaim-vv is a hacked gaim that support webcams and a little more. Apparently it's all going to eventually be backported to the stable aim tree but for now this is your best working option

http://gaim-vv.sourceforge.net/

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Old 06-07-2005, 03:22 AM   #6
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This can be done but would require that the host site uploads the pictures from the webcam on to an internet server. The pictures can then be seen via a browser. The following link describes how to do this on a Debian system but I am sure there are other articles for different distros;

http://www.aboutdebian.com/webcam.htm
 
Old 06-07-2005, 05:54 AM   #7
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gaim-vv works over the Yahoo protocol. Sounds like the best solutions thus far.
 
Old 06-07-2005, 06:52 AM   #8
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when ever i download the file ill try to install it but when i do the ./configuer,, make install doesnt work
 
Old 06-07-2005, 05:42 PM   #9
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You'll need to post the exact error message. I don't know if Lycoris comes with compilers or anyhting installed but the correct process it
Code:
./configure
make
su
[password]
make install
 
Old 06-07-2005, 06:03 PM   #10
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*** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
 
Old 06-07-2005, 07:23 PM   #11
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Which is this, gnomemeeting or gaim-vv? Either way, it looks like ./configure failed, most likely because of missing dependencies. Both require 3 or 4 big libraries. I think gaim-vv required linphone-im, libj2k, and a third one which i forgot. They have links to all three on the gaim-vv website i think.
 
  


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