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Check available webcams via command line

is that a terminal command that lists all the webcams connected to my computer, including the native one? Maybe using ffmpeg package?
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capturing video from webcam and saving to a file

I am trying to capture video(alongwith audio) from a webcam. I need to record the video and save it to a file,for further processing. Would like to do it through CLI. Any ideas how to do it using ...
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How to usewebcam CLI [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I “log” the M most recent images from a webcam using the command-line? I am new to ubuntu and am trying to capture a frame from usb webcam using ...
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How do I “log” the M most recent images from a webcam using the command-line?

I want to take a picture with the webcam every N time units and store it to /tmp/somefolder/ for further use with other tools and only keep the last M images. How to do this using webcam(UNIX ...
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Take a picture from terminal

I want to be able to take a picture using the webcam from the terminal. this image then will be send to a specific directory. How can this be done.
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How do I use ffmpeg to take pictures with my web camera?

I want to use ffmpeg to store images taken by my USB web camera on my Ubuntu 11.10. lsusb outputs: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0c45:6028 Microdia Typhoon Easycam USB 330K (older) The camera works fine ...