"Have you ever wanted to see on what is going on in your home
while you are away? Motion is a piece of open source software that
acts as a motion detector. It enables you to set-up a webcam server
that you can have all your cameras connected too, so you can view
them remotely and also upload them to a remote server. Motion
should run on most linux distributions but for this exercise I'm
using the desktop version of Ubuntu Linux..."