It's not working for me. I found the .so in …

Saturday, 24th September 2022

Comment on How to fix upside-down / inverted web camera laptop Asus K51AC issue on Ubuntu Linux and Debian GNU / Linux by Rob.

It's not working for me. I found the .so in a different location to the locations listed but when I try to launch skype it says it cannot be preloaded. (I also tried with 'sudo' and same problem).
LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype
ERROR: ld.so: object '/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored.

Please help if anyone knows the solution. I don't want to talk to potential employers upside down.

Rob Also Commented

How to fix upside-down / inverted web camera laptop Asus K51AC issue on Ubuntu Linux and Debian GNU / Linux
For some reason I can't reply to my own post.
Anyway, the solution is that I wasn't using the correct path. I should have been using the 32bit version as stated at the end of this guide: http://m635j520.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/fix-upside-down-skype-video-in-ubuntu.html
Correct path for me:
LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libv4l/v4l1compat.so skype
Now I'm no longer upside-down. 🙂


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