[CentOS] Zoom....

Sat May 9 23:41:13 UTC 2020
Liam O'Toole <liam.p.otoole at gmail.com>

On Sat, 09 May, 2020 at 16:02:17 -0400, mark wrote:
> Hi, folks,
>    Updated CentOS 7 the other day. Updated zoom last night. Ancient (15 yr
> old) USB camera, Logitech QuickCam Express.
>    If I run LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libv4l/v4l2convert.so cheese, I get video.
> Zoom, with or without the LD_PRELOAD - no video. I've tried stracing zoom,
> and created a file /etc/ld.so.preload, with the contents of
> /usr/lib64/libv4l/v4l2convert.so, and in strace, I see it loading it, but
> still no video.
>    Anyone got any clues? Being a free end user, all zoom offers is the
> knowledge base....

I recommend installing zoom from flatpak:


It will pull in the freedesktop runtime, which contains the required
libraries. No need to fiddle with LD_PRELOAD and the like.