ZoneMinder: Linux Home Security Par Excellence

“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…”