[Ekiga-list] Firewire cam

Damien Sandras dsandras at seconix.com
Wed Sep 20 17:52:31 UTC 2006


Le jeudi 21 septembre 2006 à 00:41 +0800, Arturo A. Araya a écrit :
> Hi,
> Need help with the following. I'm using Gentoo and I've successfully
> installed (emerged) Ekiga. I can connect to the ekiga server without any
> problems. However, I have found that there is no way for me to use my DV
> Camcorder with Ekiga. I have scoured the web looking for a way to do it,
> and I see that I need to have a plugin installed. However, I've searched
> through the Portage tree, and I'm pretty sure I have everything related
> to DV camcorders installed. Yet, still there is no Firewire plugin for
> Ekiga. I'm very confused because I know this is possible. I just don't
> know how. There are plenty of instructions on how to do this with
> Ubuntu, but they don't seem to apply with Gentoo. Has anyone had
> experience with this, if so how did you solve it?

Under debian, the plugin is named : libpt-plugins-dc / libpt-plugins-avc

It should be similar on Gentoo.
Notice that our Firewire support is not the best.
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