"For a strange reason, Linux Mint did not detect my Wireless
adapter, although Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex did. However, Compiz and the
web camera worked great.
"I downloaded Skype and installed it while still booted in the
live session. This worked well.
"If you happen to recall my Web camera support article, three
distros did support this camera device in the last round of
testing, including Ubuntu 8.10 and gOS 3, which is another Ubuntu
based distro. The third contestant was Fedora 10 Cambridge. What
made the three stand out was the fact they were all recently
"And now, we have Linux Mint 6.0, also recently released and -
Voila! - it has webcam support. As I've written then, the Linux is
becoming more and more oriented toward multimedia and gadgetry.
Felicia is a testimony to that."