For personal reasons I want to have a private operation system on my USB stick.I tried Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 11.04 both have dificulties with the persistence mode.Theirfor I decided to use Knoppix.
After prepearing the US stick and booting into knoppix I started with:
sudo aptitude update
I did not upgrade the system. Just to get ressources updated.
Further download your linux packet on Skype and install. To check your webcam install cheese:
sudo aptitude install cheese
If your camera shows a picture on cheese it might be that your camera does not work on skype.
Theirfore just do the following thing:
sudo apt-get install libv4l-0
Now if you want to start Skype just run this in terminal:
For 64bit systems:
To get it automated on 64 bit just modify your profile fileand add the following line in /etc/profile or ~/.bash_profile file:
on 32 bit