Re: a bit ot: Security system and web cams
On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 14:02:13 -0500, Depo Catcher (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> I've been thinking of setting up a security/monitoring system for my
> Does Debian have any packages or software to control web cams (motion
> detect, recording, viewing, etc).
> I need at least 6 cameras. I can get some really nice ones that work
> under Windows for $90 each; but software (and drivers) only work in
> What would be some good cameras that are supported under linux/Debian?
> Wireless required.
I can recommend motion: 'aptitude show motion' for more information.
There is also a website at
I believe it will handle multiple cameras but cannot really comment on
Bob Cox. Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
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