Webcam magic

There’s a great software called Motion that I’ve been using for years. However, I tend to forget what it’s called, so this blog post is simply a google bait for myself. :-)

ceda@trumpet:~$ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 045e:0772 Microsoft Corp. LifeCam Studio
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
  • enable daemon in /etc/default/motion
  • edit /etc/motion/motion.conf
  • access at :8081 or :8080 (for controls)

Or read the about it over at GitHub.

This work by Fredrik Wendt is licensed under CC by-sa.