[clug] USB webcam video capture
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Fri Mar 27 19:26:36 MDT 2015
On Fri, 27 Mar 2015, Andrew Janke wrote:
>> cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 --sout
>> Give-or-take half a million options.
> thanks, I'll give it a shot. I'm not recording audio, So can I drop the
> acodec bit?
Yep. Probably a few of the other options, too.
>> Well, that would be a udev issue. Which distribution?
> Ubuntu 14.04
Hmmm. I do not have that problem:
pbarker at eccles:~$ ls -la /dev/video0
crw-rw----+ 1 root video 81, 0 Mar 27 18:38 /dev/video0
pbarker at eccles:~$
pbarker at eccles:~$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS \n \l
Dropping this into /etc/udev/rules.d/60-video-permissions.rules should
0777 is possibly not appropriate, however :-)
You might like to work out why your install is working differently to
2651618395 769 /lib/udev/rules.d/60-persistent-v4l.rules
467730766 3074 /lib/udev/rules.d/50-udev-default.rules
pbarker at eccles:/lib/udev/rules.d$ cksum * | cksum
pbarker at eccles:/lib/udev/rules.d$
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