Any apps that will mimic a webcam on mint ?

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darrendazzler

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Guys, I'm looking for an application that will mimic a webcam, i mean play a video as a webcam, i used to use webcam max on windows, anything like that avaliable, I can't seem to find anything. Cheese wont do it as that just uses you webcam to take pictures and video which is not what i want.
 


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darrendazzler

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thanks for the reply, would webcamstudio for ubuntu work for mint ?
 
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arochester

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Should do.
How to Install WebcamStudio in Ubuntu, Linux Mint via PPA -http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2013/08/install-webcamstudio-ubuntu-ppa/
 
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darrendazzler

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thanks so much, got it downloaded, now how do i get it to show the video from webcamstudio onto the webcam ??????????????????
 
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darrendazzler

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I think im nearly there but my limited knowledge is hindering my progress, so I downloaded v412ucp which i need to make the website see webcamstudio as a webcam, but i need to type something in terminal according to this but i dont understand it.

https://code.google.com/p/webcamstudio/wiki/FAQ

Anybody able to give me a dummies step by step guide how to do it. the website i use use the adobe flash plugin to enable webcam.
 
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darrendazzler

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Can an expert read that link and tell me what i need to type in terminal to make my webcamstudio come up like a webcam in flash website please XX
 


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