OpenMoko Webcam

Neil Benn neil.benn at
Fri Jan 16 09:05:21 CET 2009


         The key is p and the consoel says 'avi recording' but no file is
written.  However I have tried xawtv and 'J' will capture an image which is
a start.



2009/1/15 Ian Darwin <ian at>

> 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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