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Bug#697854: general: Fail to display video

On Fri, 2013-01-11 at 00:44 +1100, Ralph Ronnquist wrote:
> Package: general
> Severity: important
> I just installed a fresh Debian 6.0, and got the problem that video doesn't
> show, specifically in skype (neither preview nor call) and cheese (preview).
> The webcam appears to work fine, since it shows up at the remote end on skype
> call (but I see nothing here), and cheese captures pictures nicely.
> Also, when I ssh from another host with ForwardX11, then skype (both preview
> and call) and cheese preview show video on that host.
> Thus, I'm guessing on something with X but don't know where or what.
> The host is a Sony Vaio Z with:
> 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Sandy Bridge Integrated
> Graphics Controller (rev 09)

aptitude install libv4l-0:i386
cp skype.desktop /usr/share/applications/skype.desktop

This should fix your issue and probably all those googling for 


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