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Black image with skype for linux on macbook and ubuntu

This kernel module enables the macbook webcam on linux. On my Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome Cheese works perfectly with the webcam. Skype for linux works also but the video shows the “facetimehd” camera name with a black image. The problem is the way Chromium (yes skype for linux relies on chromium…) handles the camera resolution, for […]

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How to change Ubuntu gdm login resolution on a macbook

After installing ubuntu 19.10 on my macbook, I changed the resolution to 2560×1600 and scaling to 100%¬†instead of the default 200%. Ubuntu supports very well the retina screen but the login screen was still at the old resolution after reboot. To have the same resolution during the login with gdm you need to copy the […]