Posted: Sat 05 Jan 2013, 16:10 Post subject:
Motion detector for Wary 5.3 Subject description: Videosurveillance
I share my motion compiled in wary 5.3 from a source snapshot of January 2012. Install the package and open with geany /usr/local/etc/motion-dist.conf: disable sql by inserting ";" at the begin of the lines with sql config data, disable SDL, disable saving process id, set on daemon mode, modify what you need and save the file in the same location with name motion.conf. To launch motion open a terminal and type:
To kill the process:
Recording in /usr/local/apache2/cam1.
With some webcams you need libv4l or v4l-utils and you must launch motion in one of the following ways:
Hi watchdog - what is the purpose of 'motion' please? I am starting to get interested in using puppy for camera surveillance/recording and stumbled across this thread.
You can continuosly record your webcam by guvcview for surveillance purpouse but you should need much memory. Motion records your webcam only when the picture changes capturing movement in single pics and in a short avi of the movement reducing the memory need. You can set the recording dir outside the savefile for long recordings. You can see your webcam in the browser at localhost:8081. You can remotely see the recording: I use this way.
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