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misc notes on pidgin vv support

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pidgin 2.6.2 is out today. Supposedly it fixed the problem when a video call is initiated but only a blank window appears. But you still need the following packages for video calling to actually work:

  • to test gstreamer a/v devices, need gstreamer-properties in package gnome-extra/gnome-media
  • for v4l(2) devices (that’s your camera) to work, also need media-plugins/gst-plugins-v4l(2)
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Written by zsh

September 6, 2009 at 11:07 pm

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