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Did you actually check that the webcam is working outside the test?

Posted by: Anonymous [ip:] on November 25, 2007 03:01 AM
Did you actually make a call to verify that the iSight webcam wasn't working? I had a similar problem with a Logitech webcam that worked perfectly in Ekiga, but only gave me a black screen in the Skype test. Turns out that it actually works just fine in a video call (i.e. the other person can see me), and it's just the feedback mechanism to my own screen that isn't working. As a result I can't see myself in the smaller picture when I'm doing a video call, but the other person can see me just fine. Still kinda crap, but at least the webcam works one way :)


Return to Skype's beta videophone for Linux looks pretty good