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Webcam in Kopete on FreeBSD

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In order to make Kopete detect your webcam you have to follow these steps:

1. Add the following lines to /etc/devfs.rules (Assuming that you belong to group 'operator'):

add path 'video0' mode 0660 group operator
add path 'input/event0' mode 0660 group operator

2. Run hald and then run webcamd:

# hald --daemon=yes --verbose=yes
22:34:46.735 [I] hald.c:673: hal 0.5.14
22:34:46.735 [I] hald.c:674: using child timeout 250s
22:34:46.735 [I] hald.c:683: Will daemonize
22:34:46.735 [I] hald.c:684: Becoming a daemon
# webcamd -H

3. Open Kopete. Go to Settings -> Configure -> Video. You should see 'Device' and 'Input' combo boxes enabled and the preview window should now show you the preview from your webcam.

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