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Hey there I am looking for an application to view our IP camera. We have a web interface, but it sucks and takes forever to load. I know there are several Windows options available, many of them even free. I have not had any luck finding one for Ubuntu though.

To be clear, this is not for a webcam, but rather a wireless IP camera. Also, I am not looking for a recording server, just a handy viewer.


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Long story short put


in a text file and name it security.asp and open it with vlc.


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Since we don"t know what camera model the person asking uses, I don't think we should generalize that URL. Different vendors, different concepts. – jstarek May 14 '12 at 12:36
Your right. I dont have the cameras to test, dont know the model, and now that you mention it it may not work with PSIA standard ip cams. – Matt Barnes May 15 '12 at 1:44
This is great, Thanks Matt!!! It lacks all camera controls but gives me the ability to instantly view what is going on in my Baby's room. For the sake of clarity, I am using a Foscam FI8910W. With that in mind, if anyone does know of linux software that contains tilt/pan controls, that would make my year! – jacobfogg May 29 '12 at 21:43
No idea how it would work, but a quick search with the model number. (and some breadcrumb trails) turned up this: – Matt Barnes Jun 8 '12 at 3:50

Hope this will be help

I have my Ipcams set to view in CCTV plugin available in google chrome browser. I use Foscams. http://username:password@IPADDRESS:PortNo/video.cgi single click you have all of them.

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