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I have a DVR installed and works great... I have the IP address and when I write it in IE9 works perfect (via web service)... How can I monitor them via web?

I tried with every Browser at Ubuntu Software Center and I can't see them =(... (I can enter to the DVR, but the interface is just a shame)

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Screens please :D –  Amith KK Feb 6 '12 at 12:20
    
tinypic.com/r/2nb6noy/5 This is how I see my DVR in Chromium. And this is what happens when I try to open my DVR Client with wine tinypic.com/r/2jdp34n/5 –  Diegov Feb 6 '12 at 12:26
    
Hmm.... Maybe come to the chatroom in a few hours, some of them may be able to help :D –  Amith KK Feb 6 '12 at 12:44
    
What's the server time?. Thanks! –  Diegov Feb 6 '12 at 12:49
    
Its in UTC, now its 12:55 –  Amith KK Feb 6 '12 at 12:55

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The problem is because the dvr uses a OCX (activex) controller that must be installed and only in iexplorer. It would be nice to have a program like Meye (used on iphone, bberry, android, etc.) maybe is possible using a emulator of these mobile systems, and then load Meye to see the cams on DVR.

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i have found this link is in spanish (translate it) but seems work for this. the idea is to be able to run Android apps on ubuntu. Android is based on linux. then load Meye for Sndroid. –  Esteban Mar 14 '12 at 1:26
    
... " android " –  Esteban Mar 14 '12 at 1:27

AndroVM runs Android in a virtual machine, so you can use mEye (or some of the many variants). I've just installed it on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it works just like an Android phone or tablet - but, unfortunately, the camera image is not displayed in mEye.

Perhaps this can be solved via configuration tweaks or in the next version of AndroVM.

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The Meye or Vmeyesuper is possible to run as a google chrome extension. In order to do this you need to install the Google chrome, the Archon extension for the browser and chromeos-apk. Then you need to download the apk and with chromeos-apk convert it to a google chrome extension by: chromeos-apk vmeyesuper.apk --archon. Then you need to load Archon and the converted apk as unpacked extension to google chrome.

With current release of chromeos-apk you will need to add "message": "VM", to the extname section of the messages.json file like this:

{
  "appNotSupported": {
    "description": "Message displayed when the app is not supported.",
    "message": "This app is incompatible with your device. Check to make sure other Android apps work for you from the Chrome Web Store"
  },
  "extName": {
    "message": "VMeyesuper",
    "description": "Extension name"
  }
}

In case of Ubuntu then you can search in dash for VMeyesuper or whatever name you gave to the application in extname section.

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