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Howto Turn your old webcam into a motion-detecting security camera in Linux. If you have an old cam that you are not using, you can use it as a security cam.

Howto Turn your old webcam into a motion-detecting security camera in Linux

Control Motion is a program that monitors the video signal from one or more cameras and is able to detect if a significant part of the picture has changed; in other words, it can detect motion. The program is written in C and is made for the Linux operating system (using the video4linux interface). Motion is a command line based tool whose output can be either jpeg, ppm fies or mpeg video sequences. Motion is strictly command line driven and can run as a daemon with a rather small footprint. What motion can do? Watch some examples here Install Motion - For ubuntu / LinuxMint and other debian based systems, you can install motion from terminal using the command: sudo apt-get install motion - For Fedora : RPM for Fedora 12/13/rawhide on x86/x86-64 – Available on RPM Fusion, build without DB support. Yum install motion -For other linux distributions download and install the tar package. ln -s motion-3.2.X motion . make. Multibooting multiple Linux distros.

Fingerprint GUI : “Fingerprint readers integration” team. Packages for Fingerprint GUI ( for Ubuntu 12.04, 12.10, 13.10, 14.04 and any distribution based thereupon Supported readers (run command lsusb to find out the ID of your reader) ============ 045e:00bb 08ff:1683 08ff:2580 08ff:268d 045e:00bc 08ff:1684 08ff:2660 08ff:268e 045e:00bd 08ff:1685 08ff:2680 08ff:268f 045e:00ca 08ff:1686 08ff:2681 08ff:2691 0483:2015 08ff:1687 08ff:2682 08ff:2810 0483:2016 08ff:1688 08ff:2683 08ff:5501 05ba:0007 08ff:1689 08ff:2684 08ff:5731 05ba:0008 08ff:168a 08ff:2685 138a:0001 05ba:000a 08ff:168b 08ff:2686 138a:0005 061a:0110 08ff:168c 08ff:2687 138a:0008 08ff:1600 08ff:168d 08ff:2688 147e:1000 08ff:1660 08ff:168e 08ff:2689 147e:2016 08ff:1680 08ff:168f 08ff:268a 147e:2020 08ff:1681 08ff:2500 08ff:268b 147e:3001 08ff:1682 08ff:2550 08ff:268c 1c7a:0603 and 0483:2015 147e:1003 147e:3000 0483:2016 147e:2015 147e:3001 147e:1000 147e:2016 147e:5002 147e:1001 147e:2020 147e:5003 147e:1002 Installation ========= 0. 1.

Fingerprint GUI : “Fingerprint readers integration” team

Add this PPA to your sources: 2. 3. Can I install multiple distros on a single box. Top 10 Best Cheat Sheets and Tutorials for Linux / UNIX Commands. Cheat sheet act as a reference tool which provides cut and paste kind of commands to complete a specific task.

Top 10 Best Cheat Sheets and Tutorials for Linux / UNIX Commands

I often recommend following set of best cheat sheets to students and IT professionals. It include Linux / UNIX command and shell scripting. Unix Toolbox This document is a collection of Unix/Linux/BSD commands and tasks which are useful for IT work or for advanced users. This is a practical guide with concise explanations, however the reader is supposed to know what s/he is doing. => Visit UNIX Toolbox UNIX Tutorial for Beginners A beginners guide to the Unix and Linux operating system. => Visit UNIX Tutorial for Beginners Linux Command and Learning Shell Tutorials You have Linux installed and running. => Visit Learning the shell Learn UNIX in 10 minutes This is something that I had given out to students (CAD user training) in years past.

=> Visit Learning UNIX in 10 minutes How To Look Like A UNIX Guru. 64 bit - How can I get flash working on Kubuntu 11.04 64bit. Flash is not working on Kubuntu 11.04, 64bit on any browser.

64 bit - How can I get flash working on Kubuntu 11.04 64bit

Even after a purge and reinstall, any flash application gives either says the plugin is missing or not up to date (depends on browser). This problem is just with Kubuntu, not with Ubuntu. How can I get flash working again? After installing the package flashplugin-installer, the commandfind / -name "" doesn't find anything. Update December 29, 2011 Manual install is no longer necessary. Connect to a wireless network via command line. I know, the first thing you are asking is "Why would I want to have to connect to a wireless network from the command line?

Connect to a wireless network via command line

" To that question I can give you a simple answer...What if you want to create a script to run that will bring up your wireless network as soon as your desktop is loaded? You could get really complex and create a start up script to load a desktop based on what wireless access point you needed to join. That's one of the beauties of Linux, if you can dream it, you can do it. But I am getting too far ahead of myself. Let's get back to the basics shall we?

Ifconfig: Enable your wireless device.iwlist: List the available wireless access points.iwconfig: Configure your wireless connection.dhclient: Get your IP address via dhcp. The first command you need to use is ifconfig. Ifconfig wlan0 up You won't see any feedback unless there is a problem. The next step is to scan for your wireless network to make sure it is available. Iwlist wlan0 scan dhclient wlan0 Make it a script.