Motion - Support Requests

Motion Support

The Motion Wiki Support pages are here for you if you have a technical question or any question about the use of Motion. Motion is free software and does not include support, so please do not contact the developers directly if you have installation questions. This support web is for Motion users by Motion users.

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Already Asked Questions

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Headline Age Last Change
Only save picture on area_detect 1877 22 Jun 2017 - 20:45
RomanR
Wansview K2 (720p Wireless IP Camera) Support 1909 21 May 2017 - 23:14
JohnLaboe
How to record video at the same time 1961 30 Mar 2017 - 20:32
JoPitts
Motion and ComOnyx CO-L221 camera 1968 23 Mar 2017 - 13:36
RamilMukhtarov
Access-Control-Allow-Origin 1971 21 Mar 2017 - 08:17
SuburSubekti
Single JPEG image using HTTP 1975 17 Mar 2017 - 07:24
JermyHollew32332
Led webcam Logitech does not turn on 1999 20 Feb 2017 - 16:22
NicoMesa
Invalid netcam_url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11) - why? 2023 27 Jan 2017 - 21:08
HennerK
Can't get a correct video, only few frames 2025 25 Jan 2017 - 19:07
FloD
no videostream on html page 2026 24 Jan 2017 - 21:38
ThaninSchultheis
Hikvision IP POE Camera Support ???? 2041 10 Jan 2017 - 08:58
DazzConway
web server access logs? 2048 02 Jan 2017 - 17:42
RobertPellegrini
multiple network camera 2097 15 Nov 2016 - 08:34
RaffaeleDebbi
External program to pipe raw video to 2097 14 Nov 2016 - 20:30
RicardoBirwe
How do I trim pictures just detect area 2101 11 Nov 2016 - 05:13
YushinSuzuki
Motion + debian 8.5 + logitech c270 2141 01 Oct 2016 - 18:22
GenaBaklofen
Web cam specifics info. 2170 02 Sep 2016 - 16:54
DavidHorner
How to update to latest Version of MOTION & MOTIONEYE? 2182 21 Aug 2016 - 15:14
WolframFischer
TP-Link NC-200 almost works 2200 03 Aug 2016 - 14:50
SvenWallage
Motion captures corrupted image 2205 29 Jul 2016 - 17:46
MishaBirman
Motion CORS 2236 29 Jun 2016 - 07:52
KimMinSu
how to connect to motion via ipv6 2253 12 Jun 2016 - 11:57
JanSundermeyer
Zmodo DVR (H.264) 2258 06 Jun 2016 - 19:49
BillS
Motion doesn't resolve .local netcam_url 2273 22 May 2016 - 14:54
DanielFarfan
ffmpeg version 2275 21 May 2016 - 10:38
RiccardoB
Cannot add IP camera to motion eye 2285 11 May 2016 - 01:59
BryceLunt
parameters from motion.conf not available 2301 24 Apr 2016 - 12:29
VavinCavent
Foscam FI9803P V2 - Not able to get image 2307 18 Apr 2016 - 13:01
ManuelBesoain
Can motion create animated GIFs? 2317 09 Apr 2016 - 03:43
ZamarAcido
Exact Capture Time 2319 06 Apr 2016 - 20:13
GatorY
Output debug pictures 2320 06 Apr 2016 - 11:33
StuartBloom
Command Of motion 2344 12 Mar 2016 - 17:05
JeanEude
Watchdog timeout using more than 4 cameras on 8 channel tw68 card 2355 01 Mar 2016 - 20:23
TonySimpson
Motion video capture pauses exactly once every second 2361 24 Feb 2016 - 18:09
JewbixCube
Motion unable to open video device 2373 13 Feb 2016 - 08:30
AllanBogh
Frame Rate? 2376 10 Feb 2016 - 09:28
SteffenEwald
Adjusting webcam settings before motion thread grabs camera 2379 09 Feb 2016 - 17:14
IaMalcolm
Motion gives me distorted colores 2403 08 Feb 2016 - 10:27
IaMalcolm
Can't make motion do a simple beep (bel) 2387 29 Jan 2016 - 17:53
JonBaker
motion detects a "motion" every time it is started 2390 26 Jan 2016 - 16:44
MarkMiller31
Installation Failing 2394 22 Jan 2016 - 15:30
MattDunn
web srever connection question 2405 11 Jan 2016 - 18:57
BilskerBoo
Configuring Motion 2407 10 Jan 2016 - 00:07
CarlHart
Gate opening with Raspberry Pi, motion and OpenALPR 2410 06 Jan 2016 - 19:51
RaymondWarichet
Detection on slow turning boat; maximal threshold 2428 27 Dec 2015 - 06:35
MdFigley
The high speed of the video stream using a codec mov. 2423 24 Dec 2015 - 13:43
AlexanderYakovlev
Fail to call bash file from motion.conf 2439 17 Dec 2015 - 11:27
JuanPita
Mask file 2447 11 Dec 2015 - 03:06
SethD
Everything works except webcam port and motion detection 2440 07 Dec 2015 - 22:22
DavidPowell
HTTP API raw output? 2441 06 Dec 2015 - 18:29
SethD
AutoStartDaemonProducesNoVideoOutput 2443 04 Dec 2015 - 20:50
WayneGregori
Motion differences 2459 30 Nov 2015 - 14:21
StuartBloom
Configuration tolerance for network loss 2457 30 Nov 2015 - 04:21
MrDave
Alternate ffmpeg output 2503 22 Nov 2015 - 18:54
MrDave
Server returned 401 Unauthorized (authorization failed) 2499 22 Nov 2015 - 18:52
MrDave
Running external commands "in the background"? 2496 22 Nov 2015 - 18:40
MrDave
LaView LV-CDP6014 network camera 2495 22 Nov 2015 - 18:37
MrDave
Mac OS X support 2473 22 Nov 2015 - 17:31
MrDave
IPC ipcam trouble to connect with motion 2477 22 Nov 2015 - 17:15
MrDave
Problem with access right to target directory 2492 16 Oct 2015 - 16:00
PuckeyP
Motion installation error on Intel Edison 2496 12 Oct 2015 - 12:32
FalakDesai
Configure Network IP Cam with Raspberry Pi as DVR 2506 04 Oct 2015 - 17:23
DouglasHurd
image is smaller than specified 2514 24 Sep 2015 - 20:04
DieterB
CORS and motion 2524 15 Sep 2015 - 11:53
FranceTittu
Captured flv files playback ways to fast 2534 04 Sep 2015 - 21:02
MarkusK
Is it possible to track one stream for motion and record another on detection 2570 04 Sep 2015 - 20:59
MarkusK
Launching a script 2549 21 Aug 2015 - 03:29
DvrHax
Can't use other resolution other than 352x288 with yuvy pallete 2550 20 Aug 2015 - 10:00
JonathanRahardjo
Authentication error with RTSP 2573 27 Jul 2015 - 18:56
DanielLettau
motion_init: Error capturing first image 2581 19 Jul 2015 - 17:08
KlingC
connection problem 2585 15 Jul 2015 - 12:17
KarstenDarre
Daily time-lapse video only records 16-18 hours 2588 13 Jul 2015 - 03:40
PaulMcCarthy
.mov files is not created 2591 10 Jul 2015 - 13:05
CarloOrecchia
on_motion_end not working 2602 28 Jun 2015 - 23:48
FlyingPersian
unrecognized image header, choppy image 2610 21 Jun 2015 - 08:16
DonAitken
motion segfaults in ffmpeg 2656 15 Jun 2015 - 19:51
MarcinJurkowski
Record multiple cameras on any motion to one mpeg 2616 15 Jun 2015 - 10:25
FlashT
Foscam fi8910w connection issue 2619 11 Jun 2015 - 15:59
XybotSmith
Motion segfaults when image size width=640 keight=480 2622 08 Jun 2015 - 17:43
LinuxLearner
on_event_end script log error missing 2644 17 May 2015 - 17:08
GilbertWilliams
integration with C program 2646 15 May 2015 - 19:52
SetuGupta
ffmpeg Pipe vs. Library 2655 07 May 2015 - 01:51
ChrisConner
Debian 8 jessie, 2656 05 May 2015 - 18:05
IgorLimonov
Logitech QuickCam not working 2660 02 May 2015 - 07:45
BartChaltin
external data source for text display 2663 28 Apr 2015 - 14:48
KeithSchmitt
Green screen only from Wanscam. 2669 22 Apr 2015 - 18:51
JamesRoots
Timelapse video broken again by ffmpeg upgrade (to 2.2.14) 2669 22 Apr 2015 - 12:27
StefanBruda
Motion-trunk does not save all images 3202 22 Apr 2015 - 08:50
DavidRobb
--sysconfdir configure parameter specifies both config file install dir AND search dir. 2742 09 Feb 2015 - 05:57
AlanFord
How to get less sensitive to fluctuations of brightness 2856 17 Oct 2014 - 13:09
RoBra81
daemon removal 2857 16 Oct 2014 - 21:10
GerhardW
Targeting system for Raspberry Pi 2871 03 Oct 2014 - 01:01
ChrisHinshaw
Edit HTML Motion Configuration 2873 30 Sep 2014 - 18:28
NandaSamudera
milli/nano seconds 2947 18 Jul 2014 - 23:24
JoshuaPeluso
How to record all the time and save a image when a motion ocurs 2990 05 Jun 2014 - 23:39
GoekhanSevo
Bug for using Postgresql 3003 24 May 2014 - 05:57
AlanLai
Smart mask and static mask 3013 13 May 2014 - 13:09
KyuzoUzumaki
Exporting Coordinates 3019 07 May 2014 - 17:43
HenriqueAndrade
increase fps in timelaps 3038 18 Apr 2014 - 20:10
VitoAmmirata
Motion capture jpg contains interframe frame line offset 3040 16 Apr 2014 - 18:59
GlennTelleed
Motion with 2 cameras, only one works 3040 16 Apr 2014 - 17:08
PanosXatzi
Movie record quality bad 3158 15 Apr 2014 - 20:55
DirkHilges
on_movie_end doesen't work 3428 08 Apr 2014 - 13:26
DavidPowell
Detection from multiple cameras simulteanusly 3057 08 Apr 2014 - 10:31
DazzConway
Problems controling motion via cron - bug? 3058 30 Mar 2014 - 07:40
ReggieNoo
Is it possible to record or capture IP Camera using motion in realtime ? 3059 29 Mar 2014 - 02:52
IrvanKro
Snapshots get overwritten if interval < 10s 3060 27 Mar 2014 - 15:38
EnzoBrands
svn trunk motion + git trunk ffmpeg + Ubuntu 10.04 3070 26 Mar 2014 - 13:06
KarelH
Watchdog timeout httpd 3063 25 Mar 2014 - 07:52
CharlesMoyes
Increase motion detection speed 3066 22 Mar 2014 - 04:31
HunterHu
possible race with 2 stk1160 USB devices 3076 11 Mar 2014 - 18:58
PratFall
Slow MPEG Record 3102 14 Feb 2014 - 10:35
AlexKirchner
AXIS 207 Network Camera 3105 11 Feb 2014 - 10:16
B0ssK4ra
Trying to build on CentOS 6.4 - compiler throwing errors 3130 08 Feb 2014 - 15:20
MikePort
Using motion with stream from VLC 3111 04 Feb 2014 - 19:27
GustavoCampos
Screen variables 3113 02 Feb 2014 - 21:31
AugustoVelasco
Video pictures very dark and cannot increase brightness 3114 02 Feb 2014 - 09:16
ReggieNoo
couldn't get IP-Cam L-Series working with motion 3117 01 Feb 2014 - 06:22
MichaelPlagmann
Can motion read from standard input / pipe / file instead of the video device ? 3124 23 Jan 2014 - 06:55
AndySen
myfopen: Error opening file | put_picture: Can't write picture to file 3134 13 Jan 2014 - 03:25
RaulFenossi
Two Questions about Motion on Raspberry Pi (x.264 and FFMPEG) 3135 11 Jan 2014 - 15:02
MattMoore
Motion with Logitech cam works for the first time, the second always fails 3850 27 Dec 2013 - 09:43
TosiaraT
Please Adjust Webcam Server to Work with Chrome 3151 26 Dec 2013 - 17:05
DavidRadin
What are the default Saturation, Contrast and Hue values? 3163 15 Dec 2013 - 05:19
StevenD
Command line options for reconfiguring motion 3170 08 Dec 2013 - 10:19
AravindI
delete file.avi file.jpeg 3182 28 Nov 2013 - 01:50
AmriAm
Camera IP Wanscam JW0008 (Motion OK); JW0011 esterna (Motion KO!) 3184 24 Nov 2013 - 15:29
DanieleModica
H264 support in "v4l2_palette"-option? 3202 06 Nov 2013 - 09:45
AndreiAlexsson
What does emulate_motion do? 3202 05 Nov 2013 - 18:35
AndrewK
Threshold for movies in seconds 3202 05 Nov 2013 - 16:14
ThomasKuczek
No motion detected in netcam (Axis) though motion previously detected in webcam 3208 31 Oct 2013 - 02:48
WillStewart
motion works, but does not show stream 3268 29 Oct 2013 - 17:24
DavidRadin
Duplicate and blank webcams in multi camera setup. 3226 15 Oct 2013 - 14:25
JohnBadger
nph-mjprox won't refresh 3229 10 Oct 2013 - 10:14
DavidKjoeller
Help me with setting 3247 21 Sep 2013 - 19:47
KirsSysh
Cannot view motion streaming images in browser 3247 21 Sep 2013 - 18:08
JasonYang
record all images. attach to mail only the best one. 3250 19 Sep 2013 - 11:48
ChristopheC
Camera D-Link 932L 3255 14 Sep 2013 - 11:02
AlbertBufias
What determines when the %v (event) counter resets? 3270 29 Aug 2013 - 18:38
KeeganMorrison
Digitemp and Motion 3272 28 Aug 2013 - 05:54
AkulovMikhail
Add webcam_authentication feature - just like control_authentication 3275 25 Aug 2013 - 04:24
JoeMotionMan
How to reduce false motion alarms 3280 19 Aug 2013 - 15:04
LawrenceChiu
Motion shows the bottom of the image gray 3283 16 Aug 2013 - 17:46
LuisMunster
Is there any Support Here 3283 16 Aug 2013 - 15:03
LynnPaskett
on_event_end not executing script 3285 15 Aug 2013 - 03:50
LynnPaskett
Motion Crashes. No logs... 3287 12 Aug 2013 - 22:00
KesanoKX
Panasonic IP Cam Support 3299 31 Jul 2013 - 20:18
JustinPoiroux
text_left 3299 31 Jul 2013 - 16:32
StanBruyn
Overlay text on webcam-server stream 3299 31 Jul 2013 - 14:58
StanBruyn
Hosting webcam with nginx on RPi 3314 16 Jul 2013 - 20:05
BeeMan
Autobrightness does not work on two USB cameras 3319 12 Jul 2013 - 08:58
RobbertBen
No longer able to record timelapse video 3319 12 Jul 2013 - 07:03
StefanBruda
RTSP Support 3321 09 Jul 2013 - 22:58
GerardoCaudillo
ffmpeg_open: avcodec_open - could not open codec mpeg4 3323 07 Jul 2013 - 19:12
UweWeng
on_motion_detected not working 3326 04 Jul 2013 - 14:52
TyY
Differences in behaviour between daemon and non daemon modes 3353 07 Jun 2013 - 18:37
GlennT
How can I hide defined image area 3371 20 May 2013 - 16:28
UweHeidrich
X-Y coordinates 3383 09 May 2013 - 05:51
JasonRStockton
Get info where the motion was detected 3383 08 May 2013 - 13:41
MatthiasHeise
Video recording start 1 min after motion has detected 3393 28 Apr 2013 - 14:04
YimengNiu
movie_filename with directories generating weird characters in directory names 3401 20 Apr 2013 - 22:22
RichardBlundell
Timelapse movies from 1280 * 720 IP cam mostly can not be viewed 3432 20 Mar 2013 - 20:05
BenZandstra
Starting motion only during the day 3438 15 Mar 2013 - 05:33
RodoDendron
webcam restarting and patrol movement should not be detected 3442 11 Mar 2013 - 02:17
LuisOrtega
Mition terminating from permission issue but have full (777) writes to target_dir 3466 14 Feb 2013 - 14:36
JasonKumpf
Code insertion 3474 06 Feb 2013 - 20:32
YannTripet
Picture corruption, 'setup_mode on', 2 Logitech QuickCams 4182 24 Jan 2013 - 20:29
DazzConway
Adjusting resolution from 640x480 to 176x144 - Wouldn't seem to be USB related 4432 21 Jan 2013 - 21:13
DazzConway
Partial green image 3492 21 Jan 2013 - 19:22
AadSlingerland
When streaming live webcam feed, only moving objects is shown 3498 13 Jan 2013 - 22:07
MichaelAndersen
height and width remove modulo 16 restriction 3505 07 Jan 2013 - 08:31
PeepoCom
Motion 3.2.12 gmake failed with ffmpeg error 3506 05 Jan 2013 - 13:02
ChengGan
Solved: 2 video encoders, same brand, same settings, one works, one gives libjpeg decompression failure 3513 30 Dec 2012 - 06:29
BenZandstra
Motion suddenly run in 176x144 3525 17 Dec 2012 - 21:07
TaryaKnyazya
illegal instruction error 3530 12 Dec 2012 - 22:52
NeuroneTv
libjpeg problem 3545 27 Nov 2012 - 15:09
RaivoKask
on_motion_start, on_motion_end - only starting/ending at start/end of motion 3554 18 Nov 2012 - 19:02
AndrewA
streaming from windows box to use as netcam in motion 3559 14 Nov 2012 - 11:40
JosephCurwen
http://:8081 display a grey captured image/streaming 3562 10 Nov 2012 - 19:42
MiguiPda
No video after trying chmod/palettes/etc. 3574 29 Oct 2012 - 18:36
VladHid
motion prevents the use of second camera by other apps 3575 28 Oct 2012 - 19:30
RisRos
Occasional watchdog timeouts on netcams 3592 11 Oct 2012 - 14:20
JeffSiddall
Motin works, but FFMpeg gives errors 3595 08 Oct 2012 - 20:34
BenZandstra
Sending live stream to a cloud server apache 3616 17 Sep 2012 - 18:26
JonVrabel
can't see live image; only see mask image 3618 15 Sep 2012 - 17:07
GaryNg
Which of usb cammera cooperates the best with motion 3619 15 Sep 2012 - 11:38
RomoSnie
Can I send a RAW video stream (YUV or YUYV)? 3643 22 Aug 2012 - 08:13
EthanMiller
Minimum Size of motion capture 3648 16 Aug 2012 - 21:30
FrTed
motion spawning 3649 15 Aug 2012 - 14:22
DaleWilcox
jpeg there but configure and make so no 3658 07 Aug 2012 - 03:45
DavidHorner
HTTP server only serves at about 1 frame per second 3662 02 Aug 2012 - 22:58
JoelLieberman
Incorrect palete problem. Logitech C200 working on raspberrypi 3669 27 Jul 2012 - 01:55
RemigiuszWawrzyniak
Problem if resolution is greater then 352x288 3675 21 Jul 2012 - 07:37
VaclavKeberdle
AVI Filename Mismatch When Viewed in Windows 3750 06 May 2012 - 20:30
RockyCJC
Saving individual frames of mjpeg stream 3755 01 May 2012 - 18:30
PeterSchmidt
Create folders by date 3784 03 Apr 2012 - 08:23
AppoloAppolosov
create folders by date 3784 03 Apr 2012 - 08:16
AppoloAppolosov
Bandwith issue in USB 3.0 3796 21 Mar 2012 - 13:42
JeanFrancoisHEINTZ
Image corruption when capturing 2 cameras 3819 21 Mar 2012 - 10:21
TosiaraTT
Webcam doesn't work with Motion active 3806 11 Mar 2012 - 21:00
FaceAnoms
Relative links in HTTP Based Control 3823 23 Feb 2012 - 18:52
DanielFarfan
How to set txt file as output 3828 19 Feb 2012 - 01:29
AqilG
Error capturing first image 3830 16 Feb 2012 - 22:37
CimOrlandu
How to configure to capture only at specified times of day 3852 13 Feb 2012 - 06:55
DavidHorner
Loss of remote control. 3834 13 Feb 2012 - 06:49
DavidHorner
Trouble backgrounding daemon process - Debian PowerPC Linux 3834 12 Feb 2012 - 15:58
KevinZedrick
2 usbcams on 1 usb bus with 15 fps is possible - how to set frames per second? 3849 29 Jan 2012 - 00:05
GeJansen
Motion on OpenSuse 12.1 x64 3871 07 Jan 2012 - 01:35
RaoEl
Motion Paused while ptz moving 3879 30 Dec 2011 - 09:46
AlfredoMarchini2
OSMF Player (Instead Combozola) Live Stream 3911 28 Nov 2011 - 11:49
EduardoCosta
mysql connections in sleep state 3971 29 Sep 2011 - 08:39
PeterTar
error on my cam GRANDTECH MEGAPIXEL IP CAM 3971 28 Sep 2011 - 22:34
FedericoDalZotto
low fps in detected motion 3975 24 Sep 2011 - 15:37
EvgenyPolupanov
Using motion as a tool to log amount of motion 3986 14 Sep 2011 - 07:05
LukasRuge
on_movie_start 4003 06 Sep 2011 - 20:28
FlorinAnton
Motion not recognizing the webcams 3999 31 Aug 2011 - 18:14
ChesterLou
Motion + pwcbsd + FreeBSD 8.1p2 amd64 + USB Quickcam 4000 Express 4000 31 Aug 2011 - 08:20
B3r3N
on_event_start not working in daemon mode on Fedora 14 4014 16 Aug 2011 - 23:40
MichaelMullins
should on_event_start run more than once per event? 4022 09 Aug 2011 - 03:18
FrankMildan
It looks like motion is running with interrupts off, ignoring the scheduler, or something even more wonky on OMAP3 (gumstix) system 4029 02 Aug 2011 - 02:25
ThorFarrish
Motion detection Algorithm 4037 25 Jul 2011 - 11:31
AyhiIlhi
Palette fail on composite input 4052 09 Jul 2011 - 22:01
TravisSimonds
Logitech C200 auto exposure control 4062 30 Jun 2011 - 11:44
UrosS
Order of time of motion detection ? 4074 17 Jun 2011 - 22:53
AsmaaElassal
Light level changes causing false events 4254 09 Jun 2011 - 18:13
AndrewBurgess
Camera refocusing causes false positive motion detection 4226 09 Jun 2011 - 18:00
AndrewBurgess
Live Streaming in format other than MJPEG 4086 06 Jun 2011 - 06:46
PranavTipnis
Quantization table 0x00 was not defined 4101 21 May 2011 - 13:41
AlexeyRod
How to secure access to your cam ports? 4169 15 Mar 2011 - 11:09
DannyKeuleneire
on_picture_save - calling rsync 4176 08 Mar 2011 - 13:30
MichaelS
how it knows page sis a jpg and multiple jpgs/movies per page example 4209 03 Feb 2011 - 01:49
DavidH
IP Camera Aviosys-9060AK: Unable to open video device. 4490 18 Jan 2011 - 20:39
PavelM345
webcam server: need to NOT write jpeg files, and bind to a different interface 4231 11 Jan 2011 - 23:01
LeeAllen
solid white image 4232 10 Jan 2011 - 22:14
StoneObscurity
Random picture using motion on synology with uvc-drivers (mjpg-streamers works) 4238 04 Jan 2011 - 22:42
RolandEgli
Fedora 14 motion daemon stops after a few seconds 4247 26 Dec 2010 - 13:19
BRUNETJeanPhilippe
How does DLink DCS 5230 use PTZ with Motion? 4260 13 Dec 2010 - 12:18
UweHeidrich
how to restrict access to camera streaming 4275 29 Nov 2010 - 10:51
IgorBunjevac
Airlink101 SkyIPCam500 Wired Night Vision Network Camera 4275 28 Nov 2010 - 18:07
DanEger
very slow frame from only one camera on arm9 s3c2410 paltform.why!can you help me!! 4281 23 Nov 2010 - 03:06
LikelinuxLikelinux
Captured image has wrong colors (displacement of chrome data) 4306 29 Oct 2010 - 11:07
JorgeNerin
USB Video device permissions need changing before motion can connect 4312 23 Oct 2010 - 08:22
DazzConway
LINKSYS WVC200 camera connection 4312 23 Oct 2010 - 07:20
JorgeOvallos
put password on streaming page 4338 27 Sep 2010 - 07:57
JeromeBzh
mp4 h264 streaming 4361 05 Sep 2010 - 11:14
FlorinAnton
No auto exposure with Logitech Quickcam express 4361 05 Sep 2010 - 08:14
DazzConway
Streaming server 4362 02 Sep 2010 - 19:48
AntonioTellechea
adding camera in runtime 4377 18 Aug 2010 - 21:04
FlorinAnton
BT878 video (IVC-200), VIDIOC_ENUMINPUT: Invalid, VIDIOCGCHAN): Invalid 4384 17 Aug 2010 - 05:16
DougDuBoulay
USB webcam bad immage at 640x480, all good at 352x288 4414 30 Jul 2010 - 10:51
PavelM345
Moving objects in video are transparent 4413 27 Jul 2010 - 19:57
JokubasJokubas
Trigger / Post Cap etc. in upper left of video 4400 26 Jul 2010 - 13:02
DavidPickard
USB disconnects 4406 21 Jul 2010 - 05:19
CeeJay
How to add audio to my .avi captured file? 4430 26 Jun 2010 - 12:27
LouisCroisez
OpenSuse 11.2 JPEG Library Issue 4434 25 Jun 2010 - 07:39
DanieWeideman
netcam and bktr0 not working in one config.. 4639 17 May 2010 - 11:19
JeffMcCorney
Motion can't open device after capture 4473 15 May 2010 - 10:41
PabloGNU
Many green lines on a image! 4589 27 Jan 2010 - 16:02
JeffMcCorney
Advanced suppression/timeout of motion detection 4581 27 Jan 2010 - 08:08
MichlSchmid
Increase motion detecting sensitivity/ have motion recording everything between hours? 4649 19 Nov 2009 - 16:22
NateLeDuc
Functionality of old Minimum_Gap in 3.2.11? 4683 17 Oct 2009 - 18:02
AdemRudin
Static mask file and smart mask at the same time? 4847 06 May 2009 - 11:14
DominicH
Number of topics: 262


Up to 10 Most Recent Support Questions that have been Assigned:

Headline Age Last Change Assigned To
motion: Thread 3 - Watchdog timeout, did NOT restart graceful,killing it! 3963 12 Apr 2015 - 09:23
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
Installation on Slackware 2861 12 Apr 2015 - 09:21
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
motion crashing after motion capture 2810 12 Apr 2015 - 09:14
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
stable release wanted! 2772 12 Apr 2015 - 09:07
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
Install Motion on Centos6 2758 12 Apr 2015 - 09:00
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
motion 3.2.12 - ffmpeg 0.8.16-6 - ipwebcam android 2752 12 Apr 2015 - 08:54
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Blocky image artifacts corrupting snapshots 2761 12 Apr 2015 - 08:51
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Deasturated image with color shifted 2724 12 Apr 2015 - 08:47
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Event on motion picture saved 2720 12 Apr 2015 - 08:43
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Motion detection, PIR-like function 2700 12 Apr 2015 - 08:31
TosiaraT
 
Number of topics: 10

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The 100 Most Recent Support Questions that have been Answered:

Headline Age Last Change
errors while parsing motion.conf (Motion 3.2.12 in Raspbian Jessie) 2376 11 Feb 2016 - 06:29
JoelK
Raspbrerry Pi 2 2522 04 Dec 2015 - 11:09
BoudelJenks
motion detection method 2468 22 Nov 2015 - 17:26
MrDave
raspberry pi motion 2606 04 Sep 2015 - 20:51
MarkusK
SOLVED: rtsp netcam not working 2671 22 Apr 2015 - 09:56
EmilioDefranco
/etc/init.d/motion: 2: /etc/default/motion: logfile: not found 2678 21 Apr 2015 - 21:02
ArnaudCognard
Motion start errors 3020 12 Apr 2015 - 09:42
TosiaraT
Fedora 20->21 motion stopped working. 2800 12 Apr 2015 - 09:09
TosiaraT
How to make multiple views af streaming webcams (Raspberry Pi cam) 2712 12 Apr 2015 - 08:37
TosiaraT
mjpeg with uvcvideo cam logitech HDPro C910 4233 12 Apr 2015 - 08:20
TosiaraT
Extra frames detected after real motion 2748 17 Feb 2015 - 00:49
AlanFord
(segfault) Failed to create avi file, segmentation fault 2954 28 Sep 2014 - 14:07
TosiaraT
(package) Is motion really in rpmfusion repo for redhat/centos 6? 2937 28 Sep 2014 - 13:56
TosiaraT
remote control/config motion via web browser 2876 28 Sep 2014 - 13:54
TosiaraT
Problem with image quality or stream authentification 4486 26 Sep 2014 - 19:06
TosiaraT
Divide Screen/Multiple cameras 4768 26 Sep 2014 - 19:05
TosiaraT
how to save a image as bmp file type 2953 26 Sep 2014 - 18:25
TosiaraT
RSTP Protocol Support 2942 26 Sep 2014 - 18:16
TosiaraT
Multiple raspberry pi's with camera module, running motion 2939 26 Sep 2014 - 18:15
TosiaraT
Compilation with kernel 3.11.6 ? 2886 26 Sep 2014 - 17:50
TosiaraT
Motion "unknown config options" with the standard given motion.conf 3843 23 Apr 2014 - 10:23
DavidWales
How can I use auto-brightness with a netcam? 3397 24 Feb 2014 - 06:02
AngelCarpintero
Access to Live Webcan Server through login and password 3094 24 Feb 2014 - 05:59
AngelCarpintero
Motion compile fails on Beaglebone (arm7) with "Error: bad instruction `emms'" 3844 27 Dec 2013 - 09:13
TosiaraT
FOSCAM FI8918W and Motion 3452 28 Jul 2013 - 05:58
PhilipTait
Unable to find a compatible palette format with pac207 webcam 4952 03 Mar 2013 - 23:56
ChrisBlack
Calling an external program when the capture device fails? 3454 01 Mar 2013 - 07:14
KennethLavrsen
lastsnap.jpg not being created 3453 01 Mar 2013 - 07:04
KennethLavrsen
Green Output from USB Capture on Raspberry Pi 3697 08 Jul 2012 - 00:41
AngelCarpintero
Motion and MySQL on raspberrypi 3700 08 Jul 2012 - 00:36
AngelCarpintero
Cannot upload to FTP. (Solved) 3696 07 Jul 2012 - 17:33
AngelCarpintero
No my sql support? 3717 09 Jun 2012 - 21:35
AngelCarpintero
Unable to open Logitech C270 3723 07 Jun 2012 - 11:07
AngelCarpintero
external commands 3733 02 Jun 2012 - 02:55
AngelCarpintero
how do i view live stream from remote computer 3744 02 Jun 2012 - 02:50
AngelCarpintero
Background daemon seems to not function whatsoever. 3726 02 Jun 2012 - 02:47
AngelCarpintero
Normal motion stream on mini http server 3874 04 Feb 2012 - 23:54
AngelCarpintero
No action happening for on_event_start, on_movie_end, etc,, running in daemon mode 3864 24 Jan 2012 - 11:49
AngelCarpintero
linux/videodev.h not found 3891 05 Jan 2012 - 03:17
AngelCarpintero
Translate movement into direction 3917 30 Nov 2011 - 21:02
AngelCarpintero
Unknown webcam is not working :( 3917 22 Nov 2011 - 09:18
AngelCarpintero
Can't get on_movie_end to do anything 4890 11 Nov 2011 - 18:08
JohnR
Panasonic bl-c121 3936 11 Nov 2011 - 09:20
AngelCarpintero
cannot compile motion 3.2.12 with latest ffmpeg 4101 31 Oct 2011 - 03:53
AngelCarpintero
Motion detecting changes long after objects have stopped moving 3971 30 Sep 2011 - 10:41
JasonWestervelt
Logitech Quickcam cool using spca5xx-le driver 5266 08 Jun 2011 - 08:58
HenryFord
Motion does not identify /dev/video0 on Ubuntu Lucid, but VLC can see it. 4227 26 Apr 2011 - 10:19
DavidLeeming
How is it possible to restart only one thread? 4199 17 Feb 2011 - 02:56
AngelCarpintero
Problems in resolution using a Trust Webcam 4475 07 Feb 2011 - 20:15
ChuckHeron
ffmpeg enconding to flv to fast (msmpeg4 is ok) 5043 28 Jan 2011 - 21:15
FlorinAnton
How can I check why I cannot reach the motion webserver at localhost on the given port in the motion.conf ? 4276 01 Dec 2010 - 20:12
BenZandstra
Maximum number of cameras 4340 07 Nov 2010 - 11:43
AngelCarpintero
Multiple usb cams - unable to open device 4306 29 Oct 2010 - 02:04
OctavianStolnicu
Disable Auto exposure? 4707 29 Jul 2010 - 16:00
YannickDrolet
How to take pictures less frequently during motion? 4451 06 Jun 2010 - 18:58
AngelCarpintero
black screen on web preview 4488 30 May 2010 - 11:28
AngelCarpintero
unable to compile vloopback 1.3 in gentoo 4475 16 May 2010 - 00:55
AngelCarpintero
Simple logitech webcam, /dev/video0 fatal error 4479 15 May 2010 - 17:54
AngelCarpintero
Have motion run only at certain times. 4739 02 May 2010 - 13:59
AngelCarpintero
set a color for the motion outline box 4492 28 Apr 2010 - 22:00
AngelCarpintero
Conceptronic C54netcam2 problem 4679 28 Mar 2010 - 22:22
AngelCarpintero
HTTP authentication for STREAM URl 4751 28 Mar 2010 - 15:19
AngelCarpintero
Running motion on a Nokia N810 4992 21 Mar 2010 - 18:53
AngelCarpintero
More than 2 usb webcams in motion? 4620 21 Mar 2010 - 18:53
AngelCarpintero
How to allow only certain IP's connect to my webcam?? 4533 16 Mar 2010 - 13:28
AngelCarpintero
Ubuntu 9.10 and Motion as Daemon 4644 23 Feb 2010 - 08:18
FranzFoedermayr
configure pthread support 4572 05 Feb 2010 - 22:51
AngelCarpintero
Port Password Protect 4595 15 Jan 2010 - 00:20
AngelCarpintero
How configure to handle *30 simultaneous clients* for 2 hours? (online class!) 4600 09 Jan 2010 - 23:11
AngelCarpintero
Video4Linux Loopback Device "resize" 4625 21 Dec 2009 - 08:33
AngelCarpintero
046d:08cc logitech Orbit 4629 10 Dec 2009 - 09:10
AngelCarpintero
ZONEMINDER FAULT! 4630 09 Dec 2009 - 21:37
DarkPhoinix
i can make in linux-2.6.32 errors 409: error 469: error ... 4631 09 Dec 2009 - 15:32
AngelCarpintero
Saved files are root.root how do you change? 4635 04 Dec 2009 - 10:15
AngelCarpintero
Could not fetch initial image from camera -- no driver info is given. 4708 15 Nov 2009 - 18:16
AngelCarpintero
smart_mask_speed silently kills motion 4677 15 Nov 2009 - 18:11
AngelCarpintero
two webcams and motion.conf 4682 15 Nov 2009 - 17:59
AngelCarpintero
motion video record and video from live http server jump up and down 4712 15 Nov 2009 - 17:16
AngelCarpintero
mjprox, deny access to cgi-bin? 4687 15 Nov 2009 - 16:12
AngelCarpintero
How to config motion to use ipCams 4658 15 Nov 2009 - 13:38
AngelCarpintero
myIp:8081 ! the pictures are black, blue, grey 4712 21 Sep 2009 - 09:49
AngelCarpintero
Logitech Quickcam Sphere MP - Pan & Tilt do not work 5309 11 Aug 2009 - 04:19
AngelCarpintero
How to disable warnings about corrupt image? 4894 10 Aug 2009 - 00:21
AngelCarpintero
Canon raw mjpeg stream failure? Failed to read first camera header - giving up for now 4913 10 Aug 2009 - 00:00
AngelCarpintero
MSI Starcam Clip II problem 5083 09 Aug 2009 - 23:59
AngelCarpintero
White pictures when using multiple inputs on one card 5088 09 Aug 2009 - 23:58
AngelCarpintero
Error capturing first image 5156 09 Aug 2009 - 23:57
AngelCarpintero
Motion and dv4l, problem similar to Support Question 2008x 08x 14x 014531? 4961 09 Aug 2009 - 20:28
AngelCarpintero
Logitech 46d:092f QuickCam Express Plus didn't work. 5015 09 Aug 2009 - 20:25
AngelCarpintero
Kernel oop when accessing vloopback device 4758 08 Aug 2009 - 23:01
AngelCarpintero
Images are Grey with "Unable to open Video Device" printed top left - Genius Eye 312 4755 06 Aug 2009 - 01:36
AngelCarpintero
PJPG Unable to find a compatible palette format. 5044 06 Aug 2009 - 00:51
AngelCarpintero
opensuse 11 5018 06 Aug 2009 - 00:38
AngelCarpintero
Motion on Freebsd 4792 05 Aug 2009 - 19:51
AngelCarpintero
Motion stalling in Ubuntu 9.04 4851 05 Aug 2009 - 19:47
AngelCarpintero
Does Linux Preemption Matter? 4957 05 Aug 2009 - 19:41
AngelCarpintero
Two cameras don't work together 4756 05 Aug 2009 - 18:35
AngelCarpintero
Memory map error when adding a new Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 5142 05 Aug 2009 - 16:36
AngelCarpintero
Motion.conf is not making sense 4762 03 Aug 2009 - 20:49
AngelCarpintero
Many destroyed frames ==> permanent motion detect 4781 12 Jul 2009 - 22:29
AngelCarpintero
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