I bought a new webcam recently. The camera worked with Ubuntu as soon as I plugged it in but but the microphone didn't work with Skype until I set it up. This is very easy but it took me a very long time to figure out so I thought I'd make a note here in case anyone has the same trouble.
My setup is as follows:
- Xubuntu 12.10, 13.04
- Skype 4.1
- Logitech c270 webcam
Here's how to make it work:
- Sign into Skype and open the options, go to the 'sound devices' tab.
- Start a test call. Before the call is finished, open PulseAudio Volume Control and go to the 'Recording' tab.
- Still while the test call is going on - change the Skype input to the Webcam microphone.
Thanks a million for this. Ace
Very nice and worked like a charm in my ubuntu natty laptop.
This worked on Linux Mint 17.1.
Hi, thanks for the info. I've never been able to get it all hooked together in Linux (running xubuntu 14.04 now. Tried your fix and it worked right out of the box as it were, 1st shot! Maybe I'll start using it now. I had to use skype on a slow old laptop with XP.
Without this post I would have had a lot more of headscratching!
Thank you, that worked
Thanks! Worked great!
Many thanks, it works just fine on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit.