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I have a logitech quickcam chat that was working fine until I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04.

I had to use preload v4l hack but since then it always worked for three consecutive ubuntu versions.

Now, when I start the webcam during a call, it works for a few seconds, then it freezes, sortof resets and starts updating the image every 5 seconds, like a slide show.

If I go to options and test the video it works fine. The webcam works fine as well with google talk.

Does anybody have the same problem?

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closed as off topic by Jorge Castro, Ringtail, Anwar Shah, theDefector, Amith KK Oct 16 '12 at 11:11

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Which version of Skype are you using? There was an update some days ago, but it's only available on the official website, not in Software Center. –  jPlatte Jun 16 '12 at 13:03
This problem arises with Skype I'll try Skype 4 and hope for the best. Thanks for your comment. –  To Do Jun 17 '12 at 13:16
I tried Skype but the problem remains. –  To Do Jun 17 '12 at 14:26
There's a bug report in launchpad: but there's no solution yet. –  To Do Jun 18 '12 at 12:15
If it is a bug officially, please close this Question and wait for a bug fix. –  jPlatte Jun 18 '12 at 12:20

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