Ubuntu 12.10 Skype webcam disabled

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http://askubuntu.com РThis is making me crazy. After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, Skype doesn't allow me to use the webcam in calls anymore. The webcam icon is permanently disabled, and I am not able to use the webcam microphone. webcam is working correctly in skype options - I can use the webcam in vlc I can record correctly from the web cam microphone using the sound recorder the web cam microphone is selected in the sound settings and working in any other application I have tried using pavucontrol I have tried both LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib32/libv4l/v4l1compat.so /usr/bin/skype and LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib32/li (HowTos)