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Is there anyway to make video0 point to a video file instead of an actual webcam? We're trying to hook something up using Skype that points to a prerecorded video file instead of a webcam.

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Good idea .but dont fool your friends :) – Tachyons Mar 5 '12 at 14:19
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Maybe this WebcamStudio software could help:

"WebcamStudio For GNU/Linux creates a virtual webcam that can mix several video sources together and can be used for live broadcasting"

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I'll have a look at that, that could be perfect for what we need. – Nicholas Smith Mar 5 '12 at 17:17
That was perfect, thank you. – Nicholas Smith Mar 8 '12 at 13:45

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