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[ale] skype video



LD_PRELOAD is an environment variable. I exported that and launched skype.

success.

So I put it in a script and mad a launcher button (with a mutated skype
icon).

the compat and convert libs are part of the libv4l package in Fedora 13.

On Fri, Jun 4, 2010 at 5:33 AM, Paul Cartwright <ale at pcartwright.com> wrote:

> On Thu June 3 2010, Jim Kinney wrote:
> > WooHoo!!! Video with my $12 webcam!!!
> >
> > Many thanks Boris. I'll forward this to my wife who should be at the far
> > end of the skype camera stuff and has the same issue.
> >
> > On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Boris Borisov <bugy at bellsouth.net>
> wrote:
> >
> >  In most cases you have to load
> >
> > LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so
> >
> > or
> >
> > LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l2convert.so
> >
> > before to load skype...
>
> could you splain a little more?? My web cam was recognized, but still
> doesn't
> work with Ekiga or Skype.. What file does that line go in?
> but then again, I don't have either of those files..
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