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Re: webcam html and ftp servers: restricting access

On Tue, Oct 02, 2007 at 05:31:54AM -0500, Russell L. Harris wrote:
> * Russell L. Harris <rlharris@oplink.net> [071002 03:42]:
> > Motion looks good; it has been a long time since I last looked at it.
> > I now am printing out and reading the manual/wiki and the FAQ.
> > 
> > To get started with motion, would I likely be OK with the Debian
> > packages, which are 3.2.3 in the testing repository, or should I
> > install the 3.2.8 release from SourceForge?
> Andrew,
> This was almost too simple.  Many thanks!  I used aptitude to

great, but note that there is no security on that web page and its a
public image when you put it in the wild. 

> P.S.  I went shopping for a web cam, and found the Philips
> SPC900NC/27, which has a glass lens (not plastic) and good sensitivity
> for extreme low-light conditions.  The SPC900NC was less expensive
> than were many of the cameras which had plastic lenses.  I had an
> image as soon as I plugged the camera into the USB port of my Debian
> "testing" machine.  The driver (PWC) was already present.  The
> installation and configuration was easier than is setting up a webcam
> in Window$.

this is great information as the three I currently have (all use the
gspca driver) are giving me fits...


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