On Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:40:48 +0200 Hans Petter Selasky <h...@selasky.org> wrote:
> On 07/16/14 13:40, Maciej Milewski wrote: > > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA1 > > > > On 16.07.2014 13:28, O. Hartmann wrote: > >> I desperately need to have a SKYPE based chat with an offshore > >> department. Since Skype is not a native port, I try to use a virtual > >> box running Windows 7. And here the nightmare begins. > >> > >> Skype works in the VBox, but audio only. I have two WebCAMs here, a > >> brand new Logitech C270 and a older Medion MD86511. The latter one can > >> be seen in the device list of Windows 7 within the VBox, but can not be > >> activated. > >> > >> More frustrating, the Logitech C270, doesn't work, it is not even seen > >> by the VBox. I tested the cam on another Windows 7 system of a > >> colleague and it works. FreeBSD does also "see" this USB Cam, but why > >> is the device hidden for the VBox? > > What do you mean by saying "see"? > > usbconfig on freebsd lists it as ugen device? > > Is it attached to vbox machine by some filter? > > Have you tried VBoxManage usbfilter add? > > I'm currently using some kind of software security jingle device this way: > > VBoxManage usbfilter add 1 --target VMachineName --name USBKey > > --vendorid 0x???? --productid 0x???? > > But I haven't used any webcam this way. > > > >> In the configuration, I have the ability to enable/disable USB 2.0 > >> subsystem. Enabled, VBox rejects to start on all FBSD around (9.3-PRE, > >> 11-CURRENT). What is that? Is VBox not capable of using USB 2.0 > >> devices in conjunction with FreeBSD? > >> > >> How to solve this? Is there a Skype 6 client for FreeBSD? > >> > >> Thanks in advance, please CC me, > >> Oliver > > > > Hi, > > Skype: > > Mount this union with /usr/ports: > > https://github.com/cpu82/skype4-ports > > And then you can install skype and even use the video chat. Note: This GH repository is outdated, please, you should install or update your ports tree from the following repository: https://github.com/xmj/linux-ports/ <xmj> follow the instructions on https://github.com/xmj/linux-ports/ -- wbr, tiger _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"