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:
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> > 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
> Mount this union with /usr/ports:
> And then you can install skype and even use the video chat.
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