Re: any tiny webcam viewer ?
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 06:05:15PM +0530, J. Bakshi wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Apr 2012 13:14:35 +0100
> Darac Marjal <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 12:12:50PM +0530, J. Bakshi wrote:
> > >
> > > Dear list,
> > >
> > > I have tested my webcam with guvcviwe and the cam is running fine.
> > > Now I like to place a tiny viewer on my desktop which simply
> > > sits at the corner of my desktop and whenever I like I can
> > > record the views. Is there any ?
> > I'd suggest GKrellKam (a plugin for the wondeful system monitor,
> > GKrellM). It'll put a thumbnail of your webcam in the stack and clicking
> > on it will pop out the picture in a window - from there you can save the
> > image.
> > D
> GKrellM though takes the shot. what about live recording ?
> I mean my ideal application should show the views through webcam
> and when user click on it, it will starts recording, and another click
> it saves the file and stops.
Perhaps Cheese will do what you want?
:~$ aptitude show cheese
State: not installed
Maintainer: Debian GNOME Maintainers
Uncompressed Size: 357 k
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.6-6~), libcanberra-gtk3-0 (>= 0.25),
libcheese-gtk21 (>= 3.4.0), libcheese3 (>= 3.4.0),
libclutter-1.0-0 (>= 1.6.1), libclutter-gtk-1.0-0 (>= 0.91.8),
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.22.0), libgee2
(>= 0.5.0), libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.28.0), libgnome-desktop-3-2 (>=
3.2.0), libgstreamer0.10-0 (>= 0.10.32),
libgtk-3-0 (>= 3.0.0), cheese-common (= 3.4.1-1),
Recommends: gvfs, gnome-icon-theme, hicolor-icon-theme, nautilus-sendto
Description: tool to take pictures and videos from your webcam
A webcam application that supports image and video capture. Makes it
easy to take photos and videos of you,
your friends, pets or whatever you want. Allows you to apply fancy
visual effects, fine-control image settings
and has features such as Multi-Burst mode, Countdown timer for photos.
Tags: hardware::camera, implemented-in::vala, interface::x11,
role::program, suite::gnome, uitoolkit::gtk,
use::TODO, use::filtering, use::viewing, works-with-format::TODO,
works-with::image, works-with::image:raster, works-with::video,