Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Videocall VoIP Webcam Chat Skype

For using Video Chat over different continents you need
under Ubuntu 10.04 following steps:

  1. buy a older used good Webcam Logitech Fusion (UVC-Driver-Webcam)
  2. go to Skype Homepage install Skype Beta for 8.10 (working on 10.04 too)
  3. plugin Webcam
  4. install skype-deb paket #sudo apt-get install skype-ubuntu-intrepid_2.1.0.81-1_i386.deb
  5. login to skype if you have a account, if not register at skype for free

..have fun..out of the box Webcam Chat works out of the box!

(This was a big problem of older ubuntu/debian versions, cause i can’t
phone to other countries)

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