Saturday, January 19, 2013

flip webcam picture on skype on kubuntu linux on A7K Asus laptop

in terminal:
1 - sudo apt-get install v4l2ucp cheese libwebcam0

2 - kdesudo kate /usr/local/bin/skype
-> add in kate:
LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/ /usr/bin/skype
(last command is path to skype executable, might differ) 

3 - make file executable
sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/skype
4 - if error while loading skype in terminal, edit the cocation of according to the result of :

5 - launch in terminal:
and configure the flip! 
Configure the previewer by clicking the Preview tab then entering cheese (all lowercase) where it says “Application to use” 
it works on my Asus A7K / kubuntu 12.10
this comes from: