Daily Archives: May 25, 2011

Skype video missing under linux

In principle in the options->advanced section you should have a section called video devices If not, then quit Skype, and create this environmental variable export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.soexport LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/v4l1compat.so Restart Skype and go to options->advanced->video devices that should be available now. Tested … Continue reading

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What is Virtualenv

Virtualenv is a tool to create isolated Python environments. Its usage could be very useful when dependencies and versions are tricky. Imagine you have an application that needs version 1 of a library, but another application requires version 2. If … Continue reading

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