Linux Command Reference

Take a picture using a webcam using streamer

Command Description:

Command to to take a picture from the command line using streamer. 

$ streamer -c /dev/video0 -b 16 -o outfile.jpeg
Permissions: $
Flags:
-c: V4L2 video device, -b: Number of colours, -o: Output file.
Command Output:

files / video: JPEG (JFIF) / audio: none
video 1/16, convert 1/16  

 

Tags: streamer