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=== Using Record with external cameras ===
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If the camera is recognized, a device /dev/video1 will be created (you need check in your Terminal.
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The internal device is /dev/video0
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To use a external camera, you can apply this patch
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diff --git a/glive.py b/glive.py
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index 9f8c5fa..d2207e7 100644
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--- a/glive.py
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@@ -83,6 +83,7 @@ class Glive:
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    def _detect_camera(self):
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        v4l2src = gst.element_factory_make('v4l2src')
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+        v4l2src.set_property('device', '/dev/video1')
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        if v4l2src.props.device_name is None:
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            return
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===Resources===
 
===Resources===

Revision as of 08:30, 29 May 2015

Record developers' page

Overview

Record is the basic rich-media capture activity for the laptop. It lets you capture still images, video, and/or audio. It has a simple interface and works in both laptop and ebook mode. An interface for sharing pictures among multi XOs during a picture-taking session is a hallmark of the Record activity.

Usage

Environment variables

  • GST_DEBUG enable gstreamer logging
    • 0 NONE
    • 1 ERROR
    • 2 WARNING
    • 3 INFO
    • 4 DEBUG
    • 5 LOG

Using Record with external cameras

If the camera is recognized, a device /dev/video1 will be created (you need check in your Terminal. The internal device is /dev/video0

To use a external camera, you can apply this patch

diff --git a/glive.py b/glive.py
index 9f8c5fa..d2207e7 100644
--- a/glive.py
+++ b/glive.py
@@ -83,6 +83,7 @@ class Glive:
 
     def _detect_camera(self):
         v4l2src = gst.element_factory_make('v4l2src')
+        v4l2src.set_property('device', '/dev/video1')
         if v4l2src.props.device_name is None:
             return
 

Resources