OpenMoko Webcam

Ian Darwin ian at
Thu Jan 15 22:22:58 CET 2009

Neil Benn wrote:
> Hello,
>           I see what you mean about programs to control the webcam.  I 
> have used luvcview and xawtv to successfully view the webcam but I 
> cannot get either of them to stream to a file.  I tried luvcview with 
> '/luvcview -o text.avi/' but it did not write anything (also failed on 
> my desktop ubuntu as well).  I'm digging around to try more - cheese 
> just fails and I Cannot install guvcview :(.
luvcview requires a key sequence to start recording - this is a feature. 
If you get a picture
from it, you are almost there! (I forget the key sequence, maybe p or s 
or something).

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