It seems that this solution to webcam problems in Ubuntu 11.10 doesn't work in the 64 bit version.
If i run the following command:
all i get is:
"ld.so: object '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored."
and if i try:
I can't get it to work in ubuntu 12.04 after all. I just installed the beta 2, and installed skype from "partners". No Webcam with either of these tricks :( Tried the 64 bit version from Skype.com but no luck there either.