[PC-BSD Testing] Skype video is vorking?

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Feb 12 13:03:33 PST 2014

On 02/12/2014 07:37, Lars Engels wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 01:19:18PM -0500, Ken Moore wrote:
>> You can just install the skype package and the video worked for me.
>> The main thing I noticed (and that I remember from previously) is that 
>> you need the 2.1 version of skype (the "skype" package), while the 2.2 
>> version (the "skype-devel" package) has more issues with it.
>> Just try running "pkg install skype" and it should work for you. Of 
>> course, your mileage may vary depending on your webcam and other hardware.
>> We should also have a PBI for skype coming out here soon. I built a 
>> testing file with EasyPBI and it seemed to work just fine, I am just 
>> waiting on the official/signed PBI to put into the AppCafe.
>> On 02/07/2014 12:52, Vladimir Vasilenko wrote:
>>> Hello, if Skype is installed from ports that video will works ?
>>> Best regards.
> Ken, I don't think you can bundle Skype. Its Makefile has:
> RESTRICTED=     Redistribution prohibited.
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We've been doing it for years, if skype complains we will take it down,
but usually they are OK with it.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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