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Create a monitoring system in Ubuntu with webcam

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http://ubuntuguide.net – At the present time,most laptops and netbooks have built-in webcam,with that you can use a software in Ubuntu called Motion to create a monitoring system to monitor kids while you are at work,or have a home-made surveillance. To install Motion in Ubuntu is very easy,just open up a teminal window from Applications->Accessories menu,and run this command: sudo aptitude install motion Then open the configuration file with your favourite editor,and activate motion in daemon mode,change the image resolution,adjust the brightness, contrast and saturation,etc.. (Read the original post to do these conf (HowTos)