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ZoneMinder: Linux Home Security Par Excellence

Oct 15, 2004, 16:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"I recently installed a remote home camera security system using wireless Internet cameras and a fine free software application for Linux called ZoneMinder. The cameras are installed at a friend's house, and the application runs at mine. ZoneMinder is powerful, feature-rich, and sophisticated.

"ZoneMinder was written by and is maintained by Philip Coombes, who explains on his site that he wrote ZoneMinder after having been burgled. His garage had been broken into and all his power tools were stolen. A recent similar incident sent me looking for a Linux security camera system--my friend Susan's home was broken into while she was away on vacation..."

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