Security cams/DVR, using FBSD?

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Fri Aug 21 16:20:32 UTC 2009

Kevin Kinsey wrote:
> Hello,
> I seem to have a problem --- fairly small pieces of equipment are
> disappearing occasionally.  It's a couple hundred dollars here or
> there, but it's starting to add up.
> I'd like to set up a box or two with a camera feeding an HDD for
> later review.  Is there a hardware/software combination you use or 
> recommend for video monitoring?

multimedia/motion  for the image capture.  We use it with a bunch of
Axis cameras -- connectivity via IP networking -- but it should work
with many different webcams.  Check the wiki at to find something



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                   7 Priory Courtyard
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