Logiteck C270 and Skype

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Logiteck C270 and Skype

Post by tgwilt »

Hello again,

I replaced a cheap POS webcam with a Logitech C270,'

The good: It is recognized by Mint and works with Cheese and gucview

The bad; While it seems to work with Skype, the person calling cannot see any video. In the test audio and video section in Skype, The Webcam does not shoe up, instead there is a generaic hardware profie, probably the kernel support.

I have searched for this issue, and the only answer was to install the 32bit ia libraries. Doesn't seem to work. Anybody got any suggestions? If necessare, I can execure the usual request for inxi -Fzz and post the output. Can also post lsusb and lsmod. Just let me know, I'd like to get this working with linux. The real frustrarion is that it works in Windows, but using Windows is like swimming in a tar pit.

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Re: Logiteck C270 and Skype

Post by MrEen »

Hi tgwilt.

I've seen varying success with that webcam and Linux on this forum. Most often it seems to be sound issues. One poster had success by simply unplugging the webcam then plugging it back in, so that's certainly easy enough to try.

Good luck.

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