Throw a virtual camera into a VM


Dec 14, 2019
Installed the v4l2loopback package and hung it on /dev/video0. How to insert /dev/video0 device into VM?

PS: PVE 6.2

can use USB passthrough to use this cam in the VM.
Then spice client USB redirect?

I have one question when the USB cam is not at the server why you install v4l2loopback not in the VM?
Finally figured it out and what should I say - IT WORKS LIKE A CHARM! PROXMOX <3

Redirected a USB webcam through the SPICE viewer (remote-viewer) under Linux and used it as android camera to register a new WhatsApp Web application within the virtualized WhatsApp installation (Android x86).

Also wrote a (German) article about this:

Hope this helps.


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