Category - Webcam
5 thoughts on viewing a webcam with mplayer in linux fotis january 14, 2009. I am sending you the result of issuing the command you tipped. Now plug in your webcam, allow the system a few seconds to register the device, and run the two commands again. The new appearances should belong to your webcam (for instance, devvideo0 and devaudio2). If nothing new appears, you may need to switch your webcam on. the following command works to save the webcam output to an avi file zackjzp mencoder tv -tv devicedevvideo0 -nosound -ovc lavc -o foo. 0rc2-0ubuntu19medibuntu1 (c) 2000-2007 mplayer team cpu intel(r) core(tm)2 duo cpu e8500 3. Rather than using the raspberry pi camera module, you can use a standard usb webcam to take pictures and video on the raspberry pi. Note that the quality and configurability of the camera module is highly superior to a standard usb webcam. The companion to mplayer, ffmpeg is a cross-platform audiovideo recording, conversion and streaming application. Sudo apt-get install mplayer mencoder ffmpeg wait patiently for the programmes and the dependencies to be installed. 1 fixes many crashes with fuzzed files, squashes many bugs and includes some compatibility enhancements. Mplayer dvbdevice numberfrontend numberstream name options again, to avoid having to specify all the above parameters, it is recommended to write them to the.