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Old 09-25-2009, 09:49 PM   #31
Hollyecho
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Found camera that works and Then how to make it work in Skype !!
CIF Single Chip (/dev/video0) (a no-name camera has no brand on it anywhere) Clear, perfect clarity and color in Cheese. But, still snow in Skype. Till I found this solution!!!

To make skype work !!

In terminal write:
Code:
LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype
Now to get skype to start up with this working, in your startup:
from the menu:

system->Preferences->Sessions

click on the "Startup Programs" tab, put in the eterm commandline:
Code:
#!/bin/sh
export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so 
skype &
Then when your computer starts so will your skype PERFECTLY!

SPECIAL - SPECIAL thanks to;
stz184
January 29th, 2009, 06:59 AM
 
  


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