Reflections

Reflections

Life is good. It is though. Watch more sunsets. Visit the sea more. Climb up mountains if you can. Walk through the woods if you can’t. If you can’t do either of those things, find something else, there are lots of good things to do. Pick one. Do it. Enjoy it. Then watch the sunset …

Streaming a web cam in Ubuntu

Streaming a web cam in Ubuntu

It’s pretty easy to get a webcam to stream in Ubuntu, or indeed any Debian distribution. In this example I’m using Ubuntu 10.04 (Karmic) and a Microsoft Lifecam VX-1000 web cam. First get root access with the usual command. Next open up a terminal window and install webcam-server as follows: Now go to the /dev …