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Old 12-04-2004, 09:16 AM   #1
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Gaim-vv webcam with msn


Ok, im trying to get a way to be able to see web cams over msn on linux. Gaim-vv (http://gaim-vv.sf.net) seems to do this. I have managed to compile the libosip,libj2k, linphone-im and finally the gaim-vv package itself. The problem is when I try to right click on a contact there is no menu option for invite web cam (as a screenshot shows : http://gaim-vv.sourceforge.net/images/videoconf.png).

Looking through the gaim-vv website i need to enable the linphone-im package in the prefrences. There is no linphone-im plugin shown in the list!! I followed all the instructions on the installation page ( http://gaim-vv.sourceforge.net/install.html) but the plugin does not appear


I have also got a contact to send web cam but nothing appears to accept at my end. Anyone got any ideas about this?
 
Old 12-04-2004, 11:16 AM   #2
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also have a look at

ayttm messenger for the above support in msn

http://ayttm.sourceforge.net/

i had the same problem in yahoo messenger,for that i got "gyach"messsenger which has all kinds of support but it does not support msn


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Old 12-04-2004, 02:34 PM   #3
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I never saw that program anywhere. Dont like the interface look much but if it allows me to use net/gnome meeting then it doesent matter really.

It connected, seems to be sending a huge amount of data while doing nothing.
Tryed it with a contact but they didnt know how to enable web cam in it.

anyone got any ideas how you would do that??

*on netmeeting, i can see how to do it in gnomemeeting*
 
Old 12-05-2004, 04:01 PM   #4
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net/gnome meeting

I am able to view webcams through net/gnome meeting which is a start, but i really do want to get gaim-vv to work as i dont have to use netmeeting (by the looks of the screenshot). So using ayttm sort of works but i would still like gaim-vv to work so dont have to go through the process of gnomemeeting just for webcam.

So if anyone knows how to compile gaim-vv with the plugin it would be good
 
Old 12-07-2004, 08:16 AM   #5
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hi there

gaim has this plugin which integerates directly gnome meeting through DBUS
i have'nt used this but i think u can have a look here

http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index...35&atid=390395

regards
 
Old 12-09-2004, 03:40 PM   #6
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Hiya!

I tried to install the linphone-im thingy, but it asked me for atk. Fine, I though and got atk, then atk asked me for glib, and when I installed glib, atk refused to find it. Then I installed some pkt-config, as it said something about that in the error. Nothing helped, I've tested lots of versions of both glib and atk, but im clueless. atk ./configure says I need to specify the path to GLIB in my pkt-config, havn't found the config file nor glib. ;/. Not that good at this, obviously. Any help or attempt at such is highly appreciated!
 
Old 12-11-2004, 08:00 AM   #7
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Im not too sure, but maybe you need to install pkt-config (maybe pkg-config) before atk and glib, but I really don't know anything about that.

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gaim has this plugin which integerates directly gnome meeting through DBUS
i have'nt used this but i think u can have a look here
I downloaded this its a .c file. No idea what to do with it, tryed copying it into gaim-1.1.0/plugins or something and trying to compile with it there. Didnt do that much, so where do I have to put it?

From what you said about integrating gnomemeeting into gaim. does that mean the other user has to use netmeeting to be able to connect? Thats the whole idea that im trying to get away from, but if not any advice on how to install/compile it would be good,

thanks
 
Old 12-11-2004, 12:57 PM   #8
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hey there

i do not have any webcam so i cannot use that and tell u about it
it was that i stumbled on it and i thought that if u could use that

regards
 
Old 12-23-2004, 04:51 AM   #9
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The same problem here. Everything was compiled ok, but nothing appears in the plugin list.
 
Old 12-25-2004, 06:39 AM   #10
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Question error writing 2 Switchboard server

Finally got it installed on Ubuntu; had to install it (make install), removed the gaim deb(standard installed) package anddo a remake. It looks to work but when i do an invite and continue is pops-up "Error writing to Switchboard server"
So no succesfull connection yet!
 
Old 12-27-2004, 05:07 PM   #11
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switchboard

I use ubuntu (hoary not warty) with the following line in my /etc/apt/sources.list :
deb http://perso.ens-lyon.fr/samuel.mimram/debian/ unstable main

gaim-vv is installed but then I got the switchboard server error as well ...

My webcam works in gnomemeeting and gqcam, but I can't get it to work with gaim-vv ...
 
  


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