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How can I access the H264 stream from my IP-cam with “Motion”?

What is Motion?: Motion is a deamon application which allows Linux users to record pictures of webcams and ipcams based on motion detection or time settings. A Tutorial how to set up the stable ...
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Webcam isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 x64(Lenovo G510, intel i5) but cheese is not working, nor skype. The first thing I did was sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r` I then tried to ...
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Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04

Cannot open 2 USB cameras simultaneously on VLC player Ubuntu 12.04 How I open a Camera: In terminal (text after the $ prompt = commands that I type): $ ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 $ vlc ...
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Old Digital Camera control - Take pictures

What I would like to do I was trying to take pictures with an old digital camera directly from pc I found about gphoto2 software, I tried but I'm just able to get the pictures that are stored in the ...
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SimpleCV Camera and Sound error

I'm using an ubuntu computer, ubuntu desktop version. I'm trying to make a little script, which tells me when my camera sees my face, what the weather is like. This is going to be a bit long. I'll ...
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SimpleCV: How can I get the resoultion of a Logitech cam?

Is there a way to alter the resolution of my Logitech usb cam (C930e) in SimpleCV? I seem to get the stream only in 640x480.
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Ubuntu Server with Raspberry Pi Motion Camera

I have an Ubuntu Server that I use as a web server. Everything works great, I have multiple sites set up. My router allows only one device to own the public IP which is my Ubuntu Server. I set up a ...
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Asus K50IJ Webcam problem

Hello again Ubuntu community! I have a problem again. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 32bit on my Asus k50IJ laptop and whenever i try to make a skype call with the camera on it flips my image upside down. ...
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Software to use webcam as camera [duplicate]

Is there software that allows the webcam to be used as a camera? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Thanks!
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Can anyone explain or walk me through this posted answer on a thread I found regarding my problem?

I'm having trouble making my usb camera my default webcam. I have it selected in Multimedia selector as default, yet my laptop camera is activated when I open guvcview or G+ Hangouts, and when I ran ...
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C510 camera not working in skype

I have a C510 Logitech camera running 12.04. Looking up the list of cameras, this should just work out of the box, but it does not work in skype. lsusb gives this as the camera: Bus 003 Device 003: ...
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ASUS eee pc 1000HA/H Camera not being detected

Hello I am new to Ubuntu I have an old ASUS eee 1000HA/H On Ubuntu 13.10 x32 with windows 7 dual boot I could not get the camera running in any OS I have it enabled in the BIOS My ...
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Camera not working but camera light is on when trying to use it

I can't use my camera in Google hangout, I can share desktop in Google Hangout and it works fine but camera never works, it looks like this I have also tried using Cheese and i also just get a back ...
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Suyin сamera problem

I got an Acer with a Suyin camera built-in. It has worked perfect since I have change from Windows 8 three weeks ago but recently (two days ago) showed me a black screen when using Skype or Cheese. ...
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Touchscreen, WebCam and Screenlight not working!

I have an Acer Aspire V5 that came with windows 8. Now I have the Ubuntu 12.10, 32 bits. First, the command to dim or brighten the screen with -Fn up or down- is acting on the screen (it shows that ...
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unable to get Point Grey USB camera working

I have problem in using POINT GREY FIREFLY MV FMVU-13S2C digital camera to work on Ubuntu 11.04. This is the version of ubuntu. adrian@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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v4l2-ctl exposure-auto setting fails

I am trying to tune a C920 webcam for picture quality using v4l2-ctl utility on Ubuntu PC. I am unable to set exposure_auto to 'Auto' mode, but I am able to set it to 'Manual Mode' or in 'Aperture ...
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Recognising an internal Logitech camera

I have an Acer Aspire from 2007, it had vista and now has 12.4. My internal camera has never worked and would like to know how to activate it. Cheese doesn't pick it up. Laptop:~$ lspci -nn 00:00.0 ...
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How can I control the pan, tilt, lighting, and other features on a Logitech QuickCam Orbit/Sphere AF webcam?

When the Logitech QuickCam Orbit/Sphere AF webcam is in use on Windows, a little window pops up enabling pan, tilt, zoom, and lighting control. This applet works outside of the program currently ...
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How to record streaming camera video and auto-erase old data before drive fills up?

I'm interested in making my own home CCTV system using Ubuntu. I want to get network cameras similar to this: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260745150596 I want a way to ...
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How can I use a camcorder as webcam on USB mode?

We have a Sony Handycam DCR-SX15. We want to use the camcorder as a webcam to live stream with it. Computer on Ubuntu and other operation systems list it as a storage device. I searched on forums but ...