[Bglug] Linux Video Camera App

LP linuxpusher2 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 20 12:25:33 EST 2016


Will try your ffmpeg later
Cheese will not work with this camera,....yet
lshw does not show it.
Mini usb to USB used.
seems hardware has a failure to communicate.
Could be Debian issue.
No option in camera menu.
later.



On 20 December 2016 at 08:35, Tyler MacDonald <tyler at macdonald.name> wrote:

> ffmpeg won't let you down  :-)   https://trac.ffmpeg.org/
> wiki/Capture/Webcam#Linux
>
>
> 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
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> 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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