video recording from webcam
I want to set up video capture using my webcam, and then record it to a .avi or .mpg file for future viewing.
i have a Logitech CLickSmart 510, which i got to work using the spca50x module. I am using palantir to output it to my server, but that doesnt have recording support :( .
i looked around on google and found here: http://tinyurl.com/89rx2 about some program called ffmpeg. i do:
with /dev/video0 being my webcam, and it gives me:
bash-2.05b# ffmpeg -vd /dev/video0
i've also looked at xawtv but:
Could not find video grab device
it looks like they cant find my webcam, but its weird because palantir sees it fine.
bash-2.05b# xawtv -c /dev/video0
This is xawtv-3.94, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.12-gentoo-r10)
/dev/video0 [v4l]: no overlay support
v4l-conf had some trouble, trying to continue anyway
Warning: Cannot convert string "-*-ledfixed-medium-r-*--39-*-*-*-c-*-*-*" to type FontStruct
The modules are loaded fine, no other video program is running, its all connected just peachy.
Any ideas / suggestions / help would be appreciated!
Re: video recording from webcam
This is rather advanced. If you don't get a good response here, a couple good forums dedicated to Linux multimedia are:
Originally Posted by tuxxman