Install required deps
sudo apt-get install libgstreamer0.10-dev libnice-dev libpurple-dev libnss3-dev libglib2.0-dev checkinstall wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/sipe/sipe/pidgin-sipe-1.12.0/pidgin-sipe-1.12.0.tar.bz2 tar -xf pidgin-sipe-1.12.0.tar.bz2 cd pidgin-sipe-1.12.0/ ./configure --with-vvnow you need to take a look at the output and make sure that it says:
Voice and video: enabledbecause I might have forgotten some dependency. Anyway from now on (if you have the video enabled in the configure script) it is straightforward:
make checkinstall -D make installVoila! You need to restart pidgin and the audio and video should work. Maybe someone will make a ppa for this, but for now, there is none.
Update: I made the ppa myself. I don't have all the dependencies figured out yet, but the package is here:
and you also need to update pidgin to the one from pidgin ppa