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USB Camera use

1、UVC British Fick USB webcam

  1. Insert the camera directly into Pi4's USB2.0 or 3.0, and then you can query the node of the USB camera:
root@OrangePi:~# ls /dev/video10 -la
crw-rw----+ 1 root video 81, 15 Jan 2 13:15 /dev/video10

My node is video10, the device node may not be /dev/video10 on your board, you need to check。

  1. After the device node comes out, you can use the USB camera。

Use motion to use the USB camera:

Install motion

Sudo apt-get install motion

Change setting

$ sudo nano /etc/motion/motion.conf
$ stream_localhost off

In the motion.cong configuration file, please note that the device node of the USB camera is video? How many, and modify accordingly

Create a folder for saving pictures

$ mkdir ~/motion

Modify permissions

$ chmod 777 motion

Continue to modify the configuration

$ sudo nano /etc/default/motion
$ start_motion_daemon=yes

Start the server

$ sudo /etc/init.d/motion start

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You can view the image output by the camera