High quality video security with Ubuntu desktop 10.10, Zoneminder 1.24.x and webcam.
Today I will tell you how to build video security system with Ubuntu desktop 10.10, Zoneminder 1.24.x, webcam, high quality video output.
-Laptop Dell Latitude 131L
We have 3 step:
-Install Ubuntu desktop 10.10.
1/-Install Ubuntu desktop:
Set up new box Ubuntu desktop 10.10: http://www.howtoforge.com/the-perfec...verick-meerkat
Finish install, reboot box.
Click Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal. Enable root account:
Open Terminal, logon with root:
Add www-data user:
Open Mozzilla web browser. At address type:
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Then click Paths tab.
Check USE_DEEP_STORAGE like this. Click Save button. You will see popup windows, don't worry, click OK button.
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Then click Images tab. Default JPEG_FILE_QUALITY is 70 , change to 100.
Delete everything at FFMPEG_OUTPUT_OPTIONS and replace with:
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Restart Zoneminder: click Running -> choose Restart -> click Apply.
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If you don't want Zonemonder fill up your hardrive you have to config Fillter. Follow my picture. Look mouse point, number and check:
Add new monitor: click Add New Monitor button then follow these pictures, when finish click save button.
Download "HQ" movies: follow these pictures - look at mouse point.
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Chris "Pada" Kistner
- This is not a toy. You have to know what are you doing.
Cut and paste this quote into file then save and exit:
ok having a lil difficulty on the save and exit part of this step what am i missing ??? i am a windoz XP user converting slowly to ubuntu so noob is a understatement. but im am here to learn thank you
If you use vi instead of nano, then take a look here: http://www.howtoforge.com/faq/12_15_en.html
Dell Studio 1550 Laptop
I really want to get this working. I have a dell studio 1550 laptop with a built in webcam and when I finish the above the source /dev/video0 (0) is red and I can't probe camera. I'm guessing the config file needs adjusting to make this work since this is not a usb camera. However when I use code "ls /dev/video*" to see if webcam is working I get the correct output, /dev/video0
If your webcam works with another software, you go to step third.
If none, follow this:
- You have to read this: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Webcam
- If your webcam be supported by Ubuntu, you install cheese:
- You change Capture Method, Device Format, Capture Palete and choose the best one for your webcam.
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If it works, /dev/video0 is green.
- Make sure Zoneminder is Running. ( http://picasaweb.google.com/letshare...50885065119250 )
- Added www-data user.
- /dev/video0 it mean /dev/video number zero not letter o.
hello, this is a pretty awesome install script. If it is not a sticky in the zoneminder wiki already, it should be.
Could anyone help me to install Zone minder on Ispconfig3 Server/system.
(Ubuntu 10.04 LTS)
I would like to make sure zone minder install and configuration wont affect system wide settings and affect Ispconfig3 system in negative way.
Also the web root and database should use parameters that are set up through Ispconfig3.
All mainly for stability and security of already complex system.
In the and i will like to post the images from usb web cam connected to this system on another website also configured on this system.
Probably straight forward for someone with deeper knowledge of permissions and relations in this subject.
Need help to access Zoneminder camera
I plan to view the streaming of my laptop webcam on my Android Device. I used Zoneminder to setup my laptop webcam as a Zoneminder Monitor and was able to view it well. I use an app on my Android device that needs a hostname/ip address of camera and port number. I'm unable to get the hostname info from zoneminder. Can I get any help on this?
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