[Bglug] Linux Video Camera App

LP linuxpusher2 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 07:43:43 EST 2016


open source too
https://zoneminder.com/features/



On 20 December 2016 at 07:11, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have not tried cheese with this camera yet, I was looking for something
> that would make full use of the 1080p.
> "Zoneminder" is what I was trying to remember.
> Thanks
>
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> On 19 December 2016 at 12:45, Tyler MacDonald <tyler at macdonald.name>
> wrote:
>
>> What is the use case that Cheese isn't satisfying? There's several others
>> like webcamoid, and if you want to play around on the commandline, you can
>> have ffmpeg do the recording for you (there may be a frontend to help with
>> that too).
>>
>> The one that pops to mind to me for remote (security) cameras is
>> "Zoneminder", it can handle basic webcams and appliance security cameras,
>> can email alerts, ftp videos offsite, etc. It's finnicky to set up, but
>> once it's set up it works great, and it's written in a modular way that
>> makes it easy to extend if you know perl.
>>
>>      - Tyler
>>
>>
>>
>> On 19 December 2016 at 11:09, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I remember there was one for remote cameras but I don't think its in the
>>> repos.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 19 December 2016 at 10:35, LP <linuxpusher2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> Can anyone recommend a High Quality Linux App for use with an HD 1080p
>>>> Dash-cam to be used as a web cam / Skype / Video ??
>>>> Cheese is the only one I can find.
>>>> I am using Debian 8.5 LXDE 64 bit.
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Chris.
>>>>
>>>>
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