how-to activate webcam for kopete IM.

Asked by Daniel W. Jones on 2007-06-02

In kopete, the webcam works in device configuration, but I don't know how to turn it on while messaging. I want to watch the contact's webcam also want her to watch mine. Was easy in yahoo, was listed under "actions". Please help.

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Solved by:
Dax Solomon Umaming
Solved:
2007-06-02
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2007-06-02
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2007-06-02

In Kopete, just click on a contact (make sure it's a Yahoo contact) to open up the conversation window. Once you have the window up, you should see 2 webcam icons. The icon with a blue arrow pointing down is the "Request to view webcam" and the icon with the green arrow pointing up is the "Invite to view your webcam". Those are the icons to start your webcam and to request to view your partner's webcam. To deactivate your webcam, just close down that window.

Daniel W. Jones (djones0923) said : #2

Thank you and that did work. Can it be used also with msn messenger?

Daniel W. Jones (djones0923) said : #3

Thanks Dax Solomon Umaming, that solved my question.

btimb (romantimothy) said : #4

I also use msn msgr, and the web cam works the same as it does for yahoo,
although, i did have to log out of yahoo msgr and restart kopete for msn msgr
webcam to function.

best of luck
btimb