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A free open source software motion detector for CCTV software applications developed for Linux.

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Make RPi keep an semi-accurate time after power loss

I use Motion detection and a webcam as a security camera. It's headless with no internet or keyboard. To turn the camera off while it's not need I just turn the power supply off. Because I shut it ...
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Streaming live from the picam

I have tried to install Motion to stream from the cam. So I went to: RASPBERRYPI-IP:8080/8081 but it didn't show me my stream. I have no idea how Motion works and I am curious if this is the best and ...
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Cant get motion to start

I'm trying to set up raspberry pi for a timelapse. I have installed motion, but i cant get it to start. I have tried to start it as a daemon. It seems to start, but when i run ps aux | grep motion ...
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RasPi Camera Board and Motion

I just got my Camera Board and a Model A Raspberry Pi to use as a security camera for my house. I had been using Motion with a Logitech C170 USB camera on my Model B board and it worked great except ...
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How to get Motion working “On the fly”

I'm wanting to use my Pi as a dashcam and I'll have it set ffmpeg to make mpeg4 recordings. On the Motion website here they describe you being able to generate mpeg films "On the fly." I have done ...
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Motion save to usb hdd - no permissions [closed]

I'm wanting to use my Pi as a dashboard camera and I'm wanting motion to save its files to the usb but it doesn't have permissions to save to it. The usb is currently FAT32 so I can plug it into a ...
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WPUT is uploading pictures captured by Motion over FTP, but JPGs are blank?

I have been following this guide here and have got everything to work except the images being uploaded to my server are all blank. Here is an example of one of the blank image files. The JPGs ...
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Running script in motion

I have motion setup on a Raspberry Pi in rasbian-wheezy. Most of the motion.conf file works (I can view a live feed and it writes videos to the correct locations). However, I seem to be incapable of ...

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