[clug] USB webcam video capture

Andrew Janke a.janke at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 01:04:51 MDT 2015

Hi all,

Anyone happen to have done this successfully and have a magic C/L
incantation for me? I'm attempting to use vlc but the arguments seem
even closer to line noise than what I can achieve in perl...

I figure something like this should work:

   vlc v4l2:///dev/video1 --sout <magical incantations>out.avi

On this note, any clues on how to make /dev/video devices 660 by
default? The user is in the video group but it's not enough as the
permissions are


When I'd like:


or even




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