how to get my webcam to work with Pidgin

Asked by david on 2011-03-11

Can any one tell me how to get my webcam to work with Pidgin it works on cheese

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clombard
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2011-03-12
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2011-03-12
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2011-03-12
Best clombard (clombard44) said : #1

Forget it. Webcam is NOT supported by Pidgin...I'm told.

david (davidwu69) said : #2

Thanks clombard, that solved my question.

Can you give the output of:

uname -a; lsb_release -a; dpkg -l | grep pidgin

Thanks

http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/Using%20Pidgin#DoesPidginsupportwebcamsvideo

Shows it DOES support webcam