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Error: No webcams found

Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:02 pm
by metalzoa13
I am following this tutorial: http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion- ... rm-System/

For step 10, it says to type

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sudo java -jar alarmsystem.jar
That gives the error

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ERROR Component: no webcams found, match criteria is
However, I already confirmed that the camera on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ works by following the steps here: https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/pro ... h-picamera
Why am I getting this error?

Re: Error: No webcams found

Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:38 am
by KLL
i think for MOTION there are 2 ways,
you go the USB CAM way
and that not work with the RPI CAM.

so pls search for the tutorial about RPI CAM plus MOTION like
https://elinux.org/RPi-Cam-Web-Interface

or connect a USB CAM ( sometimes called ?web? cam ) to check your current software installation.