Anybody can use webcam in skype in 8.1?

Yuri yuri at
Sun Jul 18 16:01:41 UTC 2010

On 07/18/2010 07:27, Modulok wrote:
> I had a similar problem under linux the other day, if that helps. I
> ended up setting the LD_PRELOAD environment variable to modify how
> skype gets linked at runtime. In bash:
> LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/
> skype
> Again that's on linux, so it's probably not relevant, or even if it
> is, the shared object file will be in a different location.
> Sorry I'm not of much help. Maybe someone else can do better.
> -Moduok-

Thanks for this info.

I noticed that there is no linux port for libv4l from which
/usr/local/lib/ comes. I am not sure now what
skype is doing without it's Linux version, why it doesn't


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