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Turn Ordinary Webcam into a Security Spy Camera on Ubuntu Linux

Jul 14, 2009, 16:01 (1 Talkback[s])


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"But first, you will need these: a Linux box; a supported webcam; and a few free and open source software packages that I'm going to specify later on.

"Now it's time to walk you through the process of installing your very own homemade security spy camera on Ubuntu. Take note that this can be done using other Linux distros as well. But before going on, I'm assuming that your webcam has the right driver and is fully working already.

"So let's get down to business:

"Step-1: Install the motion detector software that's appropriately called "Motion"."

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