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December 17, 2010

Using Skype with a Microsoft LifeCam 6000 on Ubuntu

I've probably tried sillier things than trying to get Microsoft hardware to play well with Linux (like when I was 8 and stacked a step-stool on top of a step-stool on top of a high-chair...that didn't end well at all) but this command seems to make it all work:

$ LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype

Posted by kkwaiser at December 17, 2010 02:34 PM


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