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Is there any software that allows live multiple webcam picture-in-picture via Skype or Google Hangout?

I've looked in all the AskUbuntu forums, Stack Exchange forums, generic Google searches worded 23 different ways, YouTube searches worded 13 different ways, and still cannot find any answer to my ...
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2answers
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Is there a software alternative in Ubuntu for iSpy in windows (multiple Web cam recording software[DVR] )?

I use iSpy in windows for recording multiple webcams and from multiple audio sources i.e, using the PC as a DVR. Is there a software for Ubuntu that can do that? I need advanced features like motion ...
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1answer
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Can I make the webcam take a picture when an incorrect password is entered?

I am using a laptop . I was thinking to have a support in my Ubuntu machine. When an incorrect password is entered, a picture is taken later revealing who has been trying to gain access. I have ...
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1answer
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Capture moving images with multiple webcams

I am trying to capture images when there is any movement involved using 2 webcams, each one pointing at different angles. I started to try motion but I am starting to believe is only for a single ...
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2answers
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Could I use my webcam as a barcode reader?

One day I read an article about reading barcode using my webcam in Ubuntu 12.04 by a some software which I don't remember now. Can anybody help? What software could help me by reading a barcode ...
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3answers
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What CCTV Software is available?

I would like to setup Ubuntu to capture motion in my studio and e-mail pictures of anyone who enters it. MS Windows has plenty of software to do this, but now that I switched 100% to Ubuntu, I need a ...
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1answer
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Which other “photo booth” program can I use besides cheese (on a Toshiba AC100)?

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba AC100 several days ago, as described at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ARM/TEGRA/AC100, and seeing during the installation that the OS was able to use the camera ...
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1answer
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Good Wecam recording software

I've tried the Cheese one already, but it lags. What are some other wecam recording software that doesn't lag? Thanks.
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1answer
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Which Webcam software provides live “fire effects”?

I am looking for a webcam app that creates Live Effects. Cheese has 9 effects but it does not have the Fire Effect I am looking for. An effect I saw several years ago with a Flash web app. By fire ...
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1answer
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Streaming a webcam video to the web-page in Ubuntu

I need a software which were able to capture images from a webcam and stream it to the web-page. I already tried a webcam-server, but it uses java applet on the client side for retrieving pictures, ...
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2answers
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How can I install Manycam or a Manycam equivalent in Ubuntu 10.04?

I am wondering if there is an Ubuntu equivalent to the Manycam program or if there is some way I can get Manycam to run in Ubuntu. Ideally, does this program have the same features as Manycam? Can ...
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Is there a screensaver which uses the webcam? [closed]

The title pretty much says it all: is there a screensaver for Ubuntu (11.10) which makes use of the webcam? I don't mean does surveillance, or motion detectors, etc. I mean incorporates the webcam ...
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1answer
346 views

What program can I use to open .mld (recorded webcam) files?

I am looking for a program to open video files with the extension .mld (This is a file from a video recording software I had a long time ago). Does anybody know any programs in Ubuntu that can open ...
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2answers
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UPNP Server for IP Web Cam

I have a IP webcam and I want to serve the stream by a upnp server. What I need to do is simply; define a upnp device with the source url of IP web cam. Can you suggest such tool or script to do so ? ...
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7answers
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How to make a Stop Motion or Time-lapse video with webcam?

I have a webcam that works as a v4l2 device. What is the most convenient way to capture either a stop-motion or time-lapse video? N.B. stop-motion and time-lapse are related but conceptually ...
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16answers
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Webcam Apps and ways of checking if Webcam is working

What software is available for using webcams or ways of checking if my webcam is working correctly after installing Ubuntu.
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1answer
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Is there any webcam finger tracking software available?

I have been looking all over the place for finger tracking software for my webcam that I have built in to my laptop (for example, when you move your finger around and your mouse follows your finger ...
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1answer
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how to record skype video calls?

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=939048&page=3 so no xvidcap, vlc or screencast app like kazam !!!
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0answers
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Webcam software that takes pictures at regular intervals [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a time-lapse video with webcam? I have just moved from my old webcam to a Logitech QuickCam Pro 4000 (or so). Yes, I know it's an old webcam. I just replaced ...
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3answers
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Picture/Video capture programs

What software options are there for taking videos and or pictures within Ubuntu (Much like Apple's Photobooth)? Please limit one software solution per answer and include key features/description of ...