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Free Linux Webcam Tools


Five of the best free webcam applications for Linux...
These tiny cameras enable users to chat in realtime with friends and family, send video email around the world, to videoconference with co-workers and clients, and even to broadcast a TV-like channel over the net. Other people use a webcam as part of a security system, making use of motion detection to receive image and video intrusion alerts, both interior and exterior, of a building or home.

To use a webcam in Linux requires dedicated webcam software. In this article, we have chosen our favorite tools which enable webcams to capture images and video, and to act as a video surveillance device.

We have not included Skype in the list below. Whilst millions of people use Skype for voice chat, instant messaging, file transfer, and video conferencing, the no-charge application is not available under a freely distributable license. Nevertheless, Skype is worthy of a special mention.
 read more | mail this link | score:8398 | -Ray, November 9, 2010
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