Microphone works too maybe you need restart. Loading ov51x-jpeg without forceblock-option results in a black video stream for Skype, while it works fine using Cheese. The ov51x-jpeg drivers can be found here: Works out of the box Skype Version 2. As of this writing July , Skype Beta is version 2.

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All applications fail or crash opening the video stream. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I have blacklisted the module for now. Ryan Steele rgsteele wrote on Check THIS bug report for more info.

Skype and Web Cameras

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. SkypeWebCams last edited Video works with version 2.

However it is slow to start. ZC Webcam by lsusb 8. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications.

Many variables can cause video in Skype to fail, and those variables keep changing. Another problem isif you are dual bootingthe webcam wont work in Windows too! It is worth testing v2.


Works also with aMSN. Unsupported series, setting status to “Won’t Fix”.

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I’v tested this with kernelandbut the same problems persist! Black screen in Skype, even though it works with Cheese 2. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Read Sensor h 0x00 m 0x30 l 0x31 [ Floods the log with the irbicam and causes the logviewer to crash. Thinkpad T61 built-in webcam 7. I am doing another fresh install at the moment Is offered in Skype 2.

First only green bars. Looks like OrbiCam worked in ubuntu Changed in linux Ubuntu: This may differ from the list of webcams working in general on Ubuntu, given here. Visit the following links: How to install driver acer OrbiCam bison in Ubuntu The webcam works well in those applications with the mouse unplugged.

More people are using Compiz and even Cairo-dock, all of which is fine, but in this case the weak link in the chain is Cairo-dock using OpenGL, a. Webcam was then recognized and working, but still not usable in Skype.


For those not familiar with the hardware, the webcam on these laptops is mounted on a pivot which allows the camera to point away from the user as well as toward. This change has been made by an automated script, maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel Team. Please provide a direct URL to your e-mail to the mailing list once you have made it so that it may be tracked.