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Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of Webcam


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Timestamp:
07/24/17 09:36:22 (17 months ago)
Author:
Antoine Martin
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  • Webcam

    v9 v10  
    3030Clients only rely on [http://opencv.org/ opencv] and its python bindings. (the win32 installers include it)
    3131
    32 The server relies on a virtual video device, you must install the {{{v4l2loopback}}} kernel module from [https://github.com/umlaeute/v4l2loopback].
    33 (build then just {{{modprobe v4l2loopback}}}).
     32The server relies on a virtual video device, you must install the {{{v4l2loopback}}} kernel module from [https://github.com/umlaeute/v4l2loopback]. And load it:
     33{{{
     34modprobe v4l2loopback devices=1 exclusive_caps=0
     35}}}
     36Some distributions may load the module with the wrong setting: {{{exclusive_caps=1}}} (ie: Ubuntu, see #1596).
    3437
    3538The user running the xpra session must be able to access the video devices (ie: adding the user to the video group)
     
    5861Binary installations should include a test application for capturing from the webcam using the same code that will be used to forward the webcam data to the server, run {{{./xpra/scripts/show_webcam.py}}}, or {{{Webcam_Test}}} on win32 and OSX.
    5962}}}
     63
     64{{{#!div class="box"
     65= Tickets =
     66
     67* #1030 original feature ticket
     68* #1113 improve webcam support
     69* #1596 Webcam is greyed out, even when v4l2loopback device is present
     70}}}