I am using a Logitech Webcam Pro 9000 and Skype 22.214.171.124 and Ubuntu 11.04. I can not figure out how to zoom in and out during a video chat, although it is possible under windows using Logitech's software. Is this function supported under Skype and Ubuntu 11.04?
I didn't find how to do this directly in Skype, but I could do this with a third-party GUI software:
Here is what it looks like:
At the very bottom you have a
As a small bonus, I wrote the following script to zoom in 150%, and set the video format to 1080p@30fps:
saved it to a file and set it to run automatically when my session starts. 150% is what worked best for me, and I can still change it dynamically with v4l2ucp whenever I want.
The old keyboard shortcut works for many programs; give it a try while you have Skype open:
From terminal you can try the video adjustment package that's listed as supported for your model:
sudo apt-get install guvcview