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Everytime I start a video chat, the GDM crashes.

I happen to have SiS Graphics Card; and managed to the my video working only in VLC using http://ajoliveira.com/ajoliveira/uk/software/xorg.php by a slight configuration in VLC :

In VLC select Tools/Preferences/Video/output X11 video output (XCB)
Close and restart VLC.

Is there a way to configure Skype to use that video output instead of the default one ?

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instead of using GDM, does LightDM work better? askubuntu.com/questions/139491/… –  fossfreedom Aug 11 '13 at 16:38
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