[PC-BSD Testing] spcaview sucess and a few more questions

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Fri Apr 17 06:39:19 PDT 2009

Brian wrote:
>  That done the trick Kris, running "runports spca5view" now works .It
> would be nice to see some rudimentary webcam support off a fresh
> install :) . Skype, however, still requires the root passwork to run and
> will not pick up the webcam . Also, has anyone solved the problem with
> the PCM slider being muted in Kmix when Steam games are started ?

Skype is kinda broken right now. Its not a native BSD port, and has some 
issues. One of them is that it needs to run as root to have access to 
your microphone / sound devices. :(

Also, I've seen the Wine error with sound here as well. Its been 
reported here:



Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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