[Pkg-telepathy-maintainers] Bug#618903: empathy: I can't select video source for video chats

wzab wzab at ise.pw.edu.pl
Sat Mar 19 13:04:45 UTC 2011

Package: empathy
Version: 2.30.3-1+b2
Severity: important

I use a system with multiple video input devices.
Unfortunately when I start the video chat, empathy automatically tries
to use the TV tuner as video input and freezes (due to format
There is no "settings" window, in which I could select the video source
to be used with Empathy.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
   APT prefers testing
   APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (100, 'stable'), (50, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux (SMP w/2 CPU cores; PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=pl_PL.utf8, LC_CTYPE=pl_PL.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages empathy depends on:
ii  dbus-x11              1.4.6-1            simple interprocess 
messaging syst
ii  empathy-common        2.30.3-1           GNOME multi-protocol chat 
and call
ii  gconf2                2.28.1-6           GNOME configuration 
database syste
ii  geoclue               0.12.0-1           Geographic information 
ii  gnome-icon-theme      2.30.3-2           GNOME Desktop icon theme
ii  libatk1.0-0           1.30.0-1           The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                 2.11.2-11          Embedded GNU C Library: 
Shared lib
ii  libcairo2             1.8.10-6           The Cairo 2D vector 
graphics libra
ii  libcamel1.2-19        2.32.2-2           The Evolution MIME message 
ii  libcanberra-gtk0      0.24-1             Gtk+ helper for playing 
widget eve
ii  libcanberra0          0.24-1             a simple abstract interface 
for pl
ii  libchamplain-0.4-0    0.4.6-3            C library providing 
ClutterActor t
ii  libchamplain-gtk-0.4- 0.4.6-3            A Gtk+ widget to display maps
ii  libclutter-1.0-0      1.2.12-3           Open GL based interactive 
canvas l
ii  libclutter-gtk-0.10-0 0.10.4-1           Open GL based interactive 
canvas l
ii  libdbus-1-3           1.4.6-1            simple interprocess 
messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2      0.88-2.1           simple interprocess 
messaging syst
ii  libebook1.2-10        2.32.2-2           Client library for 
evolution addre
ii  libedataserver1.2-14  2.32.2-2           Utility library for 
evolution data
ii  libenchant1c2a        1.6.0-1            a wrapper library for 
various spel
ii  libfontconfig1        2.8.0-2.1          generic font configuration 
ii  libfreetype6          2.4.4-1            FreeType 2 font engine, 
shared lib
ii  libgconf2-4           2.28.1-6           GNOME configuration 
database syste
ii  libgeoclue0           0.12.0-1           C API for GeoClue
ii  libgl1-mesa-swx11 [li 7.7.1-4            A free implementation of 
the OpenG
ii  libglib2.0-0          2.28.1-1+b1        The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-keyring0     2.32.0-1           GNOME keyring services library
ii  libgstfarsight0.10-0  0.0.26-1           Audio/Video communications 
ii  libgstreamer-plugins- 0.10.30-1          GStreamer libraries from 
the "base
ii  libgstreamer0.10-0    0.10.32-4          Core GStreamer libraries 
and eleme
ii  libgtk2.0-0           2.20.1-2           The GTK+ graphical user 
ii  libjson-glib-1.0-0    0.10.2-2           GLib JSON manipulation library
ii  libnm-glib2           0.8.2-6            network management 
framework (GLib
ii  libnotify1 [libnotify 0.5.0-2            sends desktop notifications 
to a n
ii  libnspr4-0d           4.8.7-2            NetScape Portable Runtime 
ii  libnss3-1d            3.12.9-2           Network Security Service 
ii  libpango1.0-0         1.28.3-1+squeeze1  Layout and rendering of 
ii  libsoup2.4-1          2.30.2-1           an HTTP library 
implementation in
ii  libsqlite3-0          3.7.5-1            SQLite 3 shared library
ii  libtelepathy-farsight 0.0.16+is.0.0.14-1 Glue library between 
telepathy and
ii  libtelepathy-glib0    0.11.11-1          Telepathy framework - GLib 
ii  libunique-1.0-0       1.1.6-2            Library for writing single 
ii  libwebkit-1.0-2       1.2.7-1            Web content engine library 
for Gtk
ii  libx11-6              2:1.4.1-5          X11 client-side library
ii  libxcomposite1        1:0.4.3-1          X11 Composite extension library
ii  libxdamage1           1:1.1.3-1          X11 damaged region 
extension libra
ii  libxext6              2:1.2.0-2          X11 miscellaneous extension 
ii  libxfixes3            1:4.0.5-1          X11 miscellaneous 'fixes' 
ii  libxml2               2.7.8.dfsg-2       GNOME XML library
ii  telepathy-mission-con 1:5.4.3-1          management daemon for 
Telepathy re

Versions of packages empathy recommends:
ii  freedesktop-sound-theme      0.7.dfsg-1  freedesktop.org sound theme
ii  geoclue-hostip               0.12.0-1    Position server for GeoClue 
ii  geoclue-localnet             0.12.0-1    Position server for GeoClue 
ii  geoclue-manual               0.12.0-1    Position server for GeoClue 
ii  geoclue-yahoo                0.12.0-1    Map and geocode server for 
ii  gvfs-backends                1.6.4-3     userspace virtual 
filesystem - bac
ii  nautilus-sendto-empathy      2.30.3-1+b2 GNOME multi-protocol chat 
and call
ii  telepathy-gabble             0.9.15-2    Jabber/XMPP connection manager
ii  telepathy-salut              0.3.12-1    Link-local XMPP connection 

Versions of packages empathy suggests:
pn  telepathy-butterfly <none>     (no description available)
pn  telepathy-haze <none>     (no description available)
ii  vino                          2.28.2-2   VNC server for GNOME

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