If the issue still exists, please open a new bug report which should include the following debugging information as outlined at https: Vladimir Espinosa how do I install your patch? The code includes support for older kernel versions, but might lag behind the uvcvideo git repository by a few days. An extra software wrapper package is needed along with an extra command to properly load the driver. I know that it old bug, but nobody can solve it. I will create another bug report with my findings. I have an Asus N61JQ.

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More mostly outdated information can be found in the unofficial wiki. Fixing Inverted Skype Video in Linux A great anoyance for users of certain models of linux laptop computers is the “upside down webcam.

Jaunty works, Karmic fails. I have an Asus N61JQ.

Fixing Inverted Skype Video in Linux

It is years old already and has at least one problem, which was already fixed in upstream: Comment on this change optional. Standard V4L2 applications do not need to be upgraded.

My camera is still upside down even after installing the. The testing I performed using v4l2ucp gives similar results. It works fine for me.


Patches my version kinux image rotate patch edit Patch to add USB id e: I have installed ubuntu See Logitech UVC devices list for more information.

Instructions to install the latest uvcdynctrl tool are available from the QuickCam Team website. My conjecture is that skype is failing for the same reason — effectively picking an fps setting that goes extremely dark — but I can’t prove that.

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Since, the Skype version 8 and above is basically a web app, the trick with libv4l will no longer work. You linx, flipping the frames in the uvc driver source is a rather simple thing as demonstrated here: For my 64bit My system is Kubuntu 7. Web cam is upside down It certainly gives your video conferences a sense of sophistication.

Perhaps something from the Medibuntu repository. If you plan to buy this camera make sure it matches the product name. You can either compile it yourself or use the Debian package: Initial image is just a little dark on startup, then darkens to almost black after a fraction of a second.

In my lighting at home, the difference is more like 4 stops silhouette. I tried setting test input there, but Skype and Cheese never bothered using that – they still connected to the camera. Hello, how to have this program? I’ll try to push published patch as quirk into uvcvideo driver. If I move to the table right next to me still well lit, but no spotlight pointed right at methe skype images are “under-exposed” by what I would guess to be stops photographically very darkbut the cheese images are similar well lit whether in or not in the spotlight.


It was a cost saving measure to simply use an available device and not demand a camera that fits the available space without inversion.

January 3rd, 1. Web cam is upside down That looks like a permission problem; I guess you could try running ffmpeg as root though you shouldn’t need to. Here is a link to the patch, which I will also include as an attachment:.

The webcam problem is not resolved — extremely dark webcam images using the skype. This could also explain why cheese works and skype fails.