I'm using Ubuntu with Fluxbox and I would like to video chat on Skype. However, Skype doesn't recognize my webcam. Ubuntu 12.04 Skype 126.96.36.199 libv4l-0 and libgstreamer0.10 are installed luvcview ...
I've put skype & in my .fluxbox/startup file, and Skype indeed does start when I power the computer on. The problem is, it often doesn't load as an applet. You can see what I mean on this ...