LinuxQuestions.org
Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > General
User Name
Password
General This forum is for non-technical general discussion which can include both Linux and non-Linux topics. Have fun!

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 03-10-2013, 01:40 PM   #1
Bob Fletcher
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2008
Location: Hinckley UK
Distribution: CentOS 6.4
Posts: 84

Rep: Reputation: 1
Online Webcam


Hello, I am running Ubuntu Server 12.10 64-bit and WordPress for my website. What I am trying to do is to stream my webcam.

I don't know if I have gone about this the right way, I have a gut feeling that I haven't. What I have done is installed and configured "Motion" and I have put this into an Iframe in the WordPress page. It does appear to be working. But I feel I've may be running the wrong software because of all the JPEG files that are created by Motion.

It would seem to me that Motion is more for general surveillance.

Would anybody be able to give me some guidance on this.

Robert…
 
Old 03-10-2013, 02:41 PM   #2
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 27,793
Blog Entries: 54

Rep: Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981
See http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/bin/vi...is_detected_63 ?
 
Old 03-10-2013, 02:49 PM   #3
Bob Fletcher
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2008
Location: Hinckley UK
Distribution: CentOS 6.4
Posts: 84

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by unSpawn View Post
Thank you for the link. Is it realy the best software for web use? Or should I be using something else?

Robert...
 
Old 03-10-2013, 03:18 PM   #4
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 27,793
Blog Entries: 54

Rep: Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981Reputation: 2981
I run something with a small resource footprint and with enough functionality for me (fswebcam), I don't know your definition of "best". Have a look at your distribution offers or see http://freecode.com/search?q=webcam&...with=&without= and http://sourceforge.net/directory/os:...ated/?q=webcam
 
Old 03-10-2013, 03:35 PM   #5
Bob Fletcher
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2008
Location: Hinckley UK
Distribution: CentOS 6.4
Posts: 84

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by unSpawn View Post
I run something with a small resource footprint and with enough functionality for me (fswebcam), I don't know your definition of "best". Have a look at your distribution offers or see http://freecode.com/search?q=webcam&...with=&without= and http://sourceforge.net/directory/os:...ated/?q=webcam
Thank you very much for that. I will check it out and make a comparison.

Robert…
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Setting Up Motion webcam security system with your Webcam with Email & FTP. LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 06-24-2009 10:42 PM
Online webcam Fill Linux - Software 5 11-03-2007 05:27 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:56 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration