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  1. I can not make this portable usb drive boot mint

    I am posting a link from here, this shows what happens.
    Does anyone know how to make a portable usb drive work?

    https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?p=5953701#post5953701
  2. that got it to work, but its still a mess of...

    that got it to work, but its still a mess of problems.
    The Tuner card wont work unless the ngene15 driver is installed, I tried installing it, it says it installed, but I think since it needs to...
  3. https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=24672...

    https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=246723

    ok, maybe solved the problem, I used "LiLi USB Creator" in windows as RUFUS failed to work, said could not get access to the drive.
    I have...
  4. Horrible, cant run terminal in liveusb?

    Click on terminal, get the wheel, then it is dropped.
    I want to test my ATSC cards in Mint. For some reason they are not working in Ubunut after I upgraded to latest os version.
    However they work...
  5. XGPS does not show the skyview graphical display, but the gps works

    XGPS in the past has displayed the satellites on the right hand of the window. How can I get that back?

    I do get a constant repeating message in the terminal


    scott@scott-MS-7596:~$ xgps...
  6. I was able to figure out the pid file. Simply...

    I was able to figure out the pid file. Simply tell motion to write its pid in my user folder. Earlier testing all the folders were owned by root. So starting fresh with test folders owned by me it...
  7. After a long fought battle with this, turns out...

    After a long fought battle with this, turns out to turn off the quasi transitional EFI on this board is simply disable 2.2TB infinity drive in the boot menu.
    Then it installs and boots. Otherwise...
  8. uefi mode vs bios mode, non booting os installs?

    I get a message on mint installer mentioning UEFI mode as in if forcing the mint install, the installer says it wont boot on another PC using bios mode. I had priorly configured the partitions as I...
  9. Others say run it using sudo motion. To kill I...

    Others say run it using sudo motion.
    To kill I found sudo pkill motion.
    Is not much else I can do without help.

    https://www.linux.com/learn/how-operate-linux-spycams-motion
  10. Ok, rebooted pc, and motion again works with...

    Ok, rebooted pc, and motion again works with sudo.

    Messing with that pid parameter caused a big problem.


    boat@boat-MS-7596 ~ $ sudo motion
    [sudo] password for boat:
    [28795264] [NTC] [ALL]...
  11. boat@boat-MS-7596 ~/motion-monitor $ sudo motion...

    boat@boat-MS-7596 ~/motion-monitor $ sudo motion
    [25596288] [ERR] [ALL] conf_load: Error get_current_dir_name: No such file or directory
    boat@boat-MS-7596 ~/motion-monitor $

    I switched config...
  12. If motion is not running, /var/run/motion is an...

    If motion is not running, /var/run/motion is an empty dir.
  13. doing that gave errors boat@boat-MS-7596...

    doing that gave errors


    boat@boat-MS-7596 ~/motion-monitor $ motion
    [29327744] [ERR] [ALL] conf_load: Error get_current_dir_name: No such file or directory
    boat@boat-MS-7596 ~/motion-monitor $...
  14. I have the log file writing into my home folder,...

    I have the log file writing into my home folder, owned by root.

    How do I do this 'pid' file?

    something like this?

    # File to store the process ID, also called pid file. (default: not defined)...
  15. Here is the config, what in here requires sudo? ...

    Here is the config, what in here requires sudo?




    # Rename this distribution example file to motion.conf
    #
    # This config file was generated by motion 3.2.12+git20140228
  16. Ok, I found my error in target_dir, I left out...

    Ok, I found my error in target_dir, I left out the '_' character, so it writes files to my home folder.

    they are however owned by root, not me.
    And motion wont run withour sudo.


    ...
  17. how can I make motion run as user not root? and put pictures in home?

    When I run motion, it put the files in /var/lib/motion owned by root.
    I would like me to own the files in say
    /home/boat/motion

    Everytime I adjust config target directory away from...
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    The problem is related to the USB LED mouse...

    The problem is related to the USB LED mouse itself.
    I plugged in a different USB LED mouse and it is at least 3 times the speed.
    The LED USB mouse that is horribly slow is the one marked IBM Primax...
  19. Because that was used in the example web page I...

    Because that was used in the example web page I had read?
    Also it does not run without sudo.
    The config file it ships with uses the /var system folder.


    boat@boat-MS-7596 ~ $ motion
    [22991232]...
  20. ok, they finally converted, it just takes a...

    ok, they finally converted, it just takes a while. So pkill motion may be ok

    Very slow but everyone is now a true jpg file.
  21. I will have to compare with ubuntu's service...

    I will have to compare with ubuntu's service motion stop command.
    Because using pkill, or killall, all the files recorded remain as text and very few are turning into jpg images.
    There is still...
  22. pkill works. Thanks for that help. sudo...

    pkill works. Thanks for that help.

    sudo motion, then pkill motion, then sudo motion, it starts and records images.

    For some reason killall motion does not work.
  23. Ok, will try it , using killall fails, it kills...

    Ok, will try it , using killall fails, it kills it but breaks it.

    Using killall motion, then typing sudo motion, the web cam starts up, but no recording of images.

    I have to reboot and see if...
  24. I got it working, after installing v4l-utils ??...

    I got it working, after installing v4l-utils
    ??

    It starts up and runs.

    How do you stop it, in ubuntu I do this
    sudo service motion stop

    But does not work in mint
  25. ok, here is the log in ubuntu working ...

    ok, here is the log in ubuntu working

    on-httpd Bound : IPV4 addr: 127.0.0.1 port: 8080
    [0] [NTC] [STR] [Jun 22 07:39:57] httpd_run: motion-httpd/3.2.12+git20140228 running, accepting connections...
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