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I have Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS on my laptop. Its audio port and webcam are not working(damaged). I can't use Skype on my phone for video calling since since Skype can't use proxy settings on unrooted devices. So when using Skype on Ubuntu, I want to use my phone's camera as a webcam, its microphone as a microphone for my laptop and its speaker(earphones inserted into the audio port of my phone) as a headset. How can I do this? Can I do this wirelessly or should USB be preferred? I have USB 2.0 ports on my laptop and Android Marshmallow on phone.

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You can try DroidCam https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dev47apps.droidcam, but in the long run it's probably best to buy an external Webcam.

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  • Your link is broken. – user562577 Jul 4 '16 at 10:59
  • Link works here... – User24601 Jul 4 '16 at 11:03
  • Link also works here... Just go to the play store and search for DroidCam – Inforcer25 Jul 4 '16 at 11:17
  • I had to disable uMatrix to get the link too work. My bad. Can this app use the microphone of my phone and audio jack while using Skype on Ubuntu? – user562577 Jul 4 '16 at 11:19

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