Webcam question

Pietro Abate abate at
Mon Aug 26 09:26:23 EST 2002

I think you have to use /dev/video to access the camera. 
It uses video4linux API and should not be too difficult to pull
the latest image from the webcam in a raw format.


On Fri, Aug 23, 2002 at 12:15:25PM +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> I now have my new usb webcam working. So, the next question. I was hoping
> there was a file in /proc which is the latest image pulled from the camera
> (sort of like how say mice work). I can't find it. Does it exist?

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