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poyon

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camedra
« on: October 28, 2007, 01:09:38 am »
Hello,

Is it possible to use a webcam connected to a MD as a security cam?

Thanks.
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darrenmason

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Re: camedra
« Reply #1 on: October 28, 2007, 02:31:44 am »
Yes, there is information in the Wiki on how to set this up.

Make sure your webcam is supported under linux, there are quite a few that aren't

poyon

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Re: camedra
« Reply #2 on: October 28, 2007, 01:39:48 pm »
ok thanks. it is a logitech. I will try then :-) and have a look in the wiki
Mb AsRock P4VM900
P4 intel 2.6G
1G mem
hdd SATA 250 Gb MAXTOR STM325031
VGA ASUS 7300GS 256Mo - Driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86-100.14.23-pkg1
SONY DVD RW DW-U14A
Carte Tv Hauppage wintv -  Bt878 Video Capture
usb dongle bluetooth
usb webcam Creative NX2

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Re: camedra
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2007, 12:41:29 am »
Most logitech cameras work with the 'pwc' driver which is included.