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.

Developers usually do not monitor this web page.

Note that if you have questions about Linux, Camera drivers, Special Uses of Motion etc you probably have a better chance getting an answer by joining and asking the MailingList.

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Already Asked Questions

Questions Asked but Not Yet Answered:

Headline Age Last Change
Led webcam Logitech does not turn on 5 20 Feb 2017 - 16:22
NicoMesa
Invalid netcam_url (rtsp://192.168.1.43:554/11) - why? 29 27 Jan 2017 - 21:08
HennerK
Can't get a correct video, only few frames 31 25 Jan 2017 - 19:07
FloD
no videostream on html page 32 24 Jan 2017 - 21:38
ThaninSchultheis
Hikvision IP POE Camera Support ???? 47 10 Jan 2017 - 08:58
DazzConway
web server access logs? 54 02 Jan 2017 - 17:42
RobertPellegrini
multiple network camera 103 15 Nov 2016 - 08:34
RaffaeleDebbi
External program to pipe raw video to 103 14 Nov 2016 - 20:30
RicardoBirwe
How do I trim pictures just detect area 107 11 Nov 2016 - 05:13
YushinSuzuki
Motion + debian 8.5 + logitech c270 147 01 Oct 2016 - 18:22
GenaBaklofen
Web cam specifics info. 176 02 Sep 2016 - 16:54
DavidHorner
How to update to latest Version of MOTION & MOTIONEYE? 188 21 Aug 2016 - 15:14
WolframFischer
TP-Link NC-200 almost works 206 03 Aug 2016 - 14:50
SvenWallage
Motion captures corrupted image 211 29 Jul 2016 - 17:46
MishaBirman
Motion CORS 242 29 Jun 2016 - 07:52
KimMinSu
how to connect to motion via ipv6 259 12 Jun 2016 - 11:57
JanSundermeyer
Zmodo DVR (H.264) 264 06 Jun 2016 - 19:49
BillS
Motion doesn't resolve .local netcam_url 279 22 May 2016 - 14:54
DanielFarfan
ffmpeg version 281 21 May 2016 - 10:38
RiccardoB
Cannot add IP camera to motion eye 291 11 May 2016 - 01:59
BryceLunt
parameters from motion.conf not available 307 24 Apr 2016 - 12:29
VavinCavent
Foscam FI9803P V2 - Not able to get image 313 18 Apr 2016 - 13:01
ManuelBesoain
Can motion create animated GIFs? 323 09 Apr 2016 - 03:43
ZamarAcido
Exact Capture Time 325 06 Apr 2016 - 20:13
GatorY
Output debug pictures 326 06 Apr 2016 - 11:33
StuartBloom
Command Of motion 350 12 Mar 2016 - 17:05
JeanEude
Watchdog timeout using more than 4 cameras on 8 channel tw68 card 361 01 Mar 2016 - 20:23
TonySimpson
Motion video capture pauses exactly once every second 367 24 Feb 2016 - 18:09
JewbixCube
Motion unable to open video device 379 13 Feb 2016 - 08:30
AllanBogh
Frame Rate? 382 10 Feb 2016 - 09:28
SteffenEwald
Adjusting webcam settings before motion thread grabs camera 385 09 Feb 2016 - 17:14
IaMalcolm
Motion gives me distorted colores 409 08 Feb 2016 - 10:27
IaMalcolm
Can't make motion do a simple beep (bel) 393 29 Jan 2016 - 17:53
JonBaker
motion detects a "motion" every time it is started 396 26 Jan 2016 - 16:44
MarkMiller31
Installation Failing 400 22 Jan 2016 - 15:30
MattDunn
web srever connection question 411 11 Jan 2016 - 18:57
BilskerBoo
Configuring Motion 413 10 Jan 2016 - 00:07
CarlHart
Gate opening with Raspberry Pi, motion and OpenALPR 416 06 Jan 2016 - 19:51
RaymondWarichet
Detection on slow turning boat; maximal threshold 434 27 Dec 2015 - 06:35
MdFigley
The high speed of the video stream using a codec mov. 429 24 Dec 2015 - 13:43
AlexanderYakovlev
Fail to call bash file from motion.conf 445 17 Dec 2015 - 11:27
JuanPita
Mask file 453 11 Dec 2015 - 03:06
SethD
Everything works except webcam port and motion detection 446 07 Dec 2015 - 22:22
DavidPowell
HTTP API raw output? 447 06 Dec 2015 - 18:29
SethD
AutoStartDaemonProducesNoVideoOutput 449 04 Dec 2015 - 20:50
WayneGregori
Motion differences 465 30 Nov 2015 - 14:21
StuartBloom
Configuration tolerance for network loss 463 30 Nov 2015 - 04:21
MrDave
Alternate ffmpeg output 509 22 Nov 2015 - 18:54
MrDave
Server returned 401 Unauthorized (authorization failed) 505 22 Nov 2015 - 18:52
MrDave
Running external commands "in the background"? 502 22 Nov 2015 - 18:40
MrDave
LaView LV-CDP6014 network camera 501 22 Nov 2015 - 18:37
MrDave
Mac OS X support 479 22 Nov 2015 - 17:31
MrDave
IPC ipcam trouble to connect with motion 483 22 Nov 2015 - 17:15
MrDave
Problem with access right to target directory 498 16 Oct 2015 - 16:00
PuckeyP
Motion installation error on Intel Edison 502 12 Oct 2015 - 12:32
FalakDesai
Configure Network IP Cam with Raspberry Pi as DVR 512 04 Oct 2015 - 17:23
DouglasHurd
image is smaller than specified 520 24 Sep 2015 - 20:04
DieterB
CORS and motion 530 15 Sep 2015 - 11:53
FranceTittu
Captured flv files playback ways to fast 540 04 Sep 2015 - 21:02
MarkusK
Is it possible to track one stream for motion and record another on detection 576 04 Sep 2015 - 20:59
MarkusK
Launching a script 555 21 Aug 2015 - 03:29
DvrHax
Can't use other resolution other than 352x288 with yuvy pallete 556 20 Aug 2015 - 10:00
JonathanRahardjo
Authentication error with RTSP 579 27 Jul 2015 - 18:56
DanielLettau
motion_init: Error capturing first image 587 19 Jul 2015 - 17:08
KlingC
connection problem 591 15 Jul 2015 - 12:17
KarstenDarre
Daily time-lapse video only records 16-18 hours 594 13 Jul 2015 - 03:40
PaulMcCarthy
.mov files is not created 597 10 Jul 2015 - 13:05
CarloOrecchia
on_motion_end not working 608 28 Jun 2015 - 23:48
FlyingPersian
unrecognized image header, choppy image 616 21 Jun 2015 - 08:16
DonAitken
motion segfaults in ffmpeg 662 15 Jun 2015 - 19:51
MarcinJurkowski
Record multiple cameras on any motion to one mpeg 622 15 Jun 2015 - 10:25
FlashT
Foscam fi8910w connection issue 625 11 Jun 2015 - 15:59
XybotSmith
Motion segfaults when image size width=640 keight=480 628 08 Jun 2015 - 17:43
LinuxLearner
on_event_end script log error missing 650 17 May 2015 - 17:08
GilbertWilliams
integration with C program 652 15 May 2015 - 19:52
SetuGupta
ffmpeg Pipe vs. Library 661 07 May 2015 - 01:51
ChrisConner
Debian 8 jessie, 662 05 May 2015 - 18:05
IgorLimonov
Logitech QuickCam not working 666 02 May 2015 - 07:45
BartChaltin
external data source for text display 669 28 Apr 2015 - 14:48
KeithSchmitt
Green screen only from Wanscam. 675 22 Apr 2015 - 18:51
JamesRoots
Timelapse video broken again by ffmpeg upgrade (to 2.2.14) 675 22 Apr 2015 - 12:27
StefanBruda
Motion-trunk does not save all images 1208 22 Apr 2015 - 08:50
DavidRobb
--sysconfdir configure parameter specifies both config file install dir AND search dir. 748 09 Feb 2015 - 05:57
AlanFord
How to get less sensitive to fluctuations of brightness 862 17 Oct 2014 - 13:09
RoBra81
daemon removal 863 16 Oct 2014 - 21:10
GerhardW
Targeting system for Raspberry Pi 877 03 Oct 2014 - 01:01
ChrisHinshaw
Edit HTML Motion Configuration 879 30 Sep 2014 - 18:28
NandaSamudera
milli/nano seconds 953 18 Jul 2014 - 23:24
JoshuaPeluso
How to record all the time and save a image when a motion ocurs 996 05 Jun 2014 - 23:39
GoekhanSevo
Bug for using Postgresql 1009 24 May 2014 - 05:57
AlanLai
Smart mask and static mask 1019 13 May 2014 - 13:09
KyuzoUzumaki
Exporting Coordinates 1025 07 May 2014 - 17:43
HenriqueAndrade
increase fps in timelaps 1044 18 Apr 2014 - 20:10
VitoAmmirata
Motion capture jpg contains interframe frame line offset 1046 16 Apr 2014 - 18:59
GlennTelleed
Motion with 2 cameras, only one works 1046 16 Apr 2014 - 17:08
PanosXatzi
Movie record quality bad 1164 15 Apr 2014 - 20:55
DirkHilges
on_movie_end doesen't work 1434 08 Apr 2014 - 13:26
DavidPowell
Detection from multiple cameras simulteanusly 1063 08 Apr 2014 - 10:31
DazzConway
Problems controling motion via cron - bug? 1064 30 Mar 2014 - 07:40
ReggieNoo
Is it possible to record or capture IP Camera using motion in realtime ? 1065 29 Mar 2014 - 02:52
IrvanKro
Snapshots get overwritten if interval < 10s 1066 27 Mar 2014 - 15:38
EnzoBrands
svn trunk motion + git trunk ffmpeg + Ubuntu 10.04 1076 26 Mar 2014 - 13:06
KarelH
Watchdog timeout httpd 1069 25 Mar 2014 - 07:52
CharlesMoyes
Increase motion detection speed 1072 22 Mar 2014 - 04:31
HunterHu
possible race with 2 stk1160 USB devices 1082 11 Mar 2014 - 18:58
PratFall
Slow MPEG Record 1108 14 Feb 2014 - 10:35
AlexKirchner
AXIS 207 Network Camera 1111 11 Feb 2014 - 10:16
B0ssK4ra
Trying to build on CentOS 6.4 - compiler throwing errors 1136 08 Feb 2014 - 15:20
MikePort
Using motion with stream from VLC 1117 04 Feb 2014 - 19:27
GustavoCampos
Screen variables 1119 02 Feb 2014 - 21:31
AugustoVelasco
Video pictures very dark and cannot increase brightness 1120 02 Feb 2014 - 09:16
ReggieNoo
couldn't get IP-Cam L-Series working with motion 1123 01 Feb 2014 - 06:22
MichaelPlagmann
Can motion read from standard input / pipe / file instead of the video device ? 1130 23 Jan 2014 - 06:55
AndySen
myfopen: Error opening file | put_picture: Can't write picture to file 1140 13 Jan 2014 - 03:25
RaulFenossi
Two Questions about Motion on Raspberry Pi (x.264 and FFMPEG) 1141 11 Jan 2014 - 15:02
MattMoore
Motion with Logitech cam works for the first time, the second always fails 1856 27 Dec 2013 - 09:43
TosiaraT
Please Adjust Webcam Server to Work with Chrome 1157 26 Dec 2013 - 17:05
DavidRadin
What are the default Saturation, Contrast and Hue values? 1169 15 Dec 2013 - 05:19
StevenD
Command line options for reconfiguring motion 1176 08 Dec 2013 - 10:19
AravindI
delete file.avi file.jpeg 1188 28 Nov 2013 - 01:50
AmriAm
Camera IP Wanscam JW0008 (Motion OK); JW0011 esterna (Motion KO!) 1190 24 Nov 2013 - 15:29
DanieleModica
H264 support in "v4l2_palette"-option? 1208 06 Nov 2013 - 09:45
AndreiAlexsson
What does emulate_motion do? 1208 05 Nov 2013 - 18:35
AndrewK
Threshold for movies in seconds 1208 05 Nov 2013 - 16:14
ThomasKuczek
No motion detected in netcam (Axis) though motion previously detected in webcam 1214 31 Oct 2013 - 02:48
WillStewart
motion works, but does not show stream 1274 29 Oct 2013 - 17:24
DavidRadin
Duplicate and blank webcams in multi camera setup. 1232 15 Oct 2013 - 14:25
JohnBadger
nph-mjprox won't refresh 1235 10 Oct 2013 - 10:14
DavidKjoeller
Help me with setting 1253 21 Sep 2013 - 19:47
KirsSysh
Cannot view motion streaming images in browser 1253 21 Sep 2013 - 18:08
JasonYang
record all images. attach to mail only the best one. 1256 19 Sep 2013 - 11:48
ChristopheC
Camera D-Link 932L 1261 14 Sep 2013 - 11:02
AlbertBufias
What determines when the %v (event) counter resets? 1276 29 Aug 2013 - 18:38
KeeganMorrison
Digitemp and Motion 1278 28 Aug 2013 - 05:54
AkulovMikhail
Add webcam_authentication feature - just like control_authentication 1281 25 Aug 2013 - 04:24
JoeMotionMan
How to reduce false motion alarms 1286 19 Aug 2013 - 15:04
LawrenceChiu
Motion shows the bottom of the image gray 1289 16 Aug 2013 - 17:46
LuisMunster
Is there any Support Here 1289 16 Aug 2013 - 15:03
LynnPaskett
on_event_end not executing script 1291 15 Aug 2013 - 03:50
LynnPaskett
Motion Crashes. No logs... 1293 12 Aug 2013 - 22:00
KesanoKX
Panasonic IP Cam Support 1305 31 Jul 2013 - 20:18
JustinPoiroux
text_left 1305 31 Jul 2013 - 16:32
StanBruyn
Overlay text on webcam-server stream 1305 31 Jul 2013 - 14:58
StanBruyn
Hosting webcam with nginx on RPi 1320 16 Jul 2013 - 20:05
BeeMan
Autobrightness does not work on two USB cameras 1325 12 Jul 2013 - 08:58
RobbertBen
No longer able to record timelapse video 1325 12 Jul 2013 - 07:03
StefanBruda
RTSP Support 1327 09 Jul 2013 - 22:58
GerardoCaudillo
ffmpeg_open: avcodec_open - could not open codec mpeg4 1329 07 Jul 2013 - 19:12
UweWeng
on_motion_detected not working 1332 04 Jul 2013 - 14:52
TyY
Differences in behaviour between daemon and non daemon modes 1359 07 Jun 2013 - 18:37
GlennT
How can I hide defined image area 1377 20 May 2013 - 16:28
UweHeidrich
X-Y coordinates 1389 09 May 2013 - 05:51
JasonRStockton
Get info where the motion was detected 1389 08 May 2013 - 13:41
MatthiasHeise
Video recording start 1 min after motion has detected 1399 28 Apr 2013 - 14:04
YimengNiu
movie_filename with directories generating weird characters in directory names 1407 20 Apr 2013 - 22:22
RichardBlundell
Timelapse movies from 1280 * 720 IP cam mostly can not be viewed 1438 20 Mar 2013 - 20:05
BenZandstra
Starting motion only during the day 1444 15 Mar 2013 - 05:33
RodoDendron
webcam restarting and patrol movement should not be detected 1448 11 Mar 2013 - 02:17
LuisOrtega
Mition terminating from permission issue but have full (777) writes to target_dir 1472 14 Feb 2013 - 14:36
JasonKumpf
Code insertion 1480 06 Feb 2013 - 20:32
YannTripet
Picture corruption, 'setup_mode on', 2 Logitech QuickCams 2188 24 Jan 2013 - 20:29
DazzConway
Adjusting resolution from 640x480 to 176x144 - Wouldn't seem to be USB related 2438 21 Jan 2013 - 21:13
DazzConway
Partial green image 1498 21 Jan 2013 - 19:22
AadSlingerland
When streaming live webcam feed, only moving objects is shown 1504 13 Jan 2013 - 22:07
MichaelAndersen
height and width remove modulo 16 restriction 1511 07 Jan 2013 - 08:31
PeepoCom
Motion 3.2.12 gmake failed with ffmpeg error 1512 05 Jan 2013 - 13:02
ChengGan
Solved: 2 video encoders, same brand, same settings, one works, one gives libjpeg decompression failure 1519 30 Dec 2012 - 06:29
BenZandstra
Motion suddenly run in 176x144 1531 17 Dec 2012 - 21:07
TaryaKnyazya
illegal instruction error 1536 12 Dec 2012 - 22:52
NeuroneTv
libjpeg problem 1551 27 Nov 2012 - 15:09
RaivoKask
on_motion_start, on_motion_end - only starting/ending at start/end of motion 1560 18 Nov 2012 - 19:02
AndrewA
streaming from windows box to use as netcam in motion 1565 14 Nov 2012 - 11:40
JosephCurwen
http://:8081 display a grey captured image/streaming 1568 10 Nov 2012 - 19:42
MiguiPda
No video after trying chmod/palettes/etc. 1580 29 Oct 2012 - 18:36
VladHid
motion prevents the use of second camera by other apps 1581 28 Oct 2012 - 19:30
RisRos
Occasional watchdog timeouts on netcams 1598 11 Oct 2012 - 14:20
JeffSiddall
Motin works, but FFMpeg gives errors 1601 08 Oct 2012 - 20:34
BenZandstra
Sending live stream to a cloud server apache 1622 17 Sep 2012 - 18:26
JonVrabel
can't see live image; only see mask image 1624 15 Sep 2012 - 17:07
GaryNg
Which of usb cammera cooperates the best with motion 1625 15 Sep 2012 - 11:38
RomoSnie
Can I send a RAW video stream (YUV or YUYV)? 1649 22 Aug 2012 - 08:13
EthanMiller
Minimum Size of motion capture 1654 16 Aug 2012 - 21:30
FrTed
motion spawning 1655 15 Aug 2012 - 14:22
DaleWilcox
jpeg there but configure and make so no 1664 07 Aug 2012 - 03:45
DavidHorner
HTTP server only serves at about 1 frame per second 1668 02 Aug 2012 - 22:58
JoelLieberman
Incorrect palete problem. Logitech C200 working on raspberrypi 1675 27 Jul 2012 - 01:55
RemigiuszWawrzyniak
Problem if resolution is greater then 352x288 1681 21 Jul 2012 - 07:37
VaclavKeberdle
AVI Filename Mismatch When Viewed in Windows 1756 06 May 2012 - 20:30
RockyCJC
Saving individual frames of mjpeg stream 1761 01 May 2012 - 18:30
PeterSchmidt
Create folders by date 1790 03 Apr 2012 - 08:23
AppoloAppolosov
create folders by date 1790 03 Apr 2012 - 08:16
AppoloAppolosov
Bandwith issue in USB 3.0 1802 21 Mar 2012 - 13:42
JeanFrancoisHEINTZ
Image corruption when capturing 2 cameras 1825 21 Mar 2012 - 10:21
TosiaraTT
Webcam doesn't work with Motion active 1812 11 Mar 2012 - 21:00
FaceAnoms
Relative links in HTTP Based Control 1829 23 Feb 2012 - 18:52
DanielFarfan
How to set txt file as output 1834 19 Feb 2012 - 01:29
AqilG
Error capturing first image 1836 16 Feb 2012 - 22:37
CimOrlandu
How to configure to capture only at specified times of day 1858 13 Feb 2012 - 06:55
DavidHorner
Loss of remote control. 1840 13 Feb 2012 - 06:49
DavidHorner
Trouble backgrounding daemon process - Debian PowerPC Linux 1840 12 Feb 2012 - 15:58
KevinZedrick
2 usbcams on 1 usb bus with 15 fps is possible - how to set frames per second? 1855 29 Jan 2012 - 00:05
GeJansen
Motion on OpenSuse 12.1 x64 1877 07 Jan 2012 - 01:35
RaoEl
Motion Paused while ptz moving 1885 30 Dec 2011 - 09:46
AlfredoMarchini2
OSMF Player (Instead Combozola) Live Stream 1917 28 Nov 2011 - 11:49
EduardoCosta
mysql connections in sleep state 1977 29 Sep 2011 - 08:39
PeterTar
error on my cam GRANDTECH MEGAPIXEL IP CAM 1977 28 Sep 2011 - 22:34
FedericoDalZotto
low fps in detected motion 1981 24 Sep 2011 - 15:37
EvgenyPolupanov
Using motion as a tool to log amount of motion 1992 14 Sep 2011 - 07:05
LukasRuge
on_movie_start 2009 06 Sep 2011 - 20:28
FlorinAnton
Motion not recognizing the webcams 2005 31 Aug 2011 - 18:14
ChesterLou
Motion + pwcbsd + FreeBSD 8.1p2 amd64 + USB Quickcam 4000 Express 2006 31 Aug 2011 - 08:20
B3r3N
on_event_start not working in daemon mode on Fedora 14 2020 16 Aug 2011 - 23:40
MichaelMullins
should on_event_start run more than once per event? 2028 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 2035 02 Aug 2011 - 02:25
ThorFarrish
Motion detection Algorithm 2043 25 Jul 2011 - 11:31
AyhiIlhi
Palette fail on composite input 2058 09 Jul 2011 - 22:01
TravisSimonds
Logitech C200 auto exposure control 2068 30 Jun 2011 - 11:44
UrosS
Order of time of motion detection ? 2080 17 Jun 2011 - 22:53
AsmaaElassal
Light level changes causing false events 2260 09 Jun 2011 - 18:13
AndrewBurgess
Camera refocusing causes false positive motion detection 2232 09 Jun 2011 - 18:00
AndrewBurgess
Live Streaming in format other than MJPEG 2092 06 Jun 2011 - 06:46
PranavTipnis
Quantization table 0x00 was not defined 2107 21 May 2011 - 13:41
AlexeyRod
How to secure access to your cam ports? 2175 15 Mar 2011 - 11:09
DannyKeuleneire
on_picture_save - calling rsync 2182 08 Mar 2011 - 13:30
MichaelS
how it knows page sis a jpg and multiple jpgs/movies per page example 2215 03 Feb 2011 - 01:49
DavidH
IP Camera Aviosys-9060AK: Unable to open video device. 2496 18 Jan 2011 - 20:39
PavelM345
webcam server: need to NOT write jpeg files, and bind to a different interface 2237 11 Jan 2011 - 23:01
LeeAllen
solid white image 2238 10 Jan 2011 - 22:14
StoneObscurity
Random picture using motion on synology with uvc-drivers (mjpg-streamers works) 2244 04 Jan 2011 - 22:42
RolandEgli
Fedora 14 motion daemon stops after a few seconds 2253 26 Dec 2010 - 13:19
BRUNETJeanPhilippe
How does DLink DCS 5230 use PTZ with Motion? 2266 13 Dec 2010 - 12:18
UweHeidrich
how to restrict access to camera streaming 2281 29 Nov 2010 - 10:51
IgorBunjevac
Airlink101 SkyIPCam500 Wired Night Vision Network Camera 2281 28 Nov 2010 - 18:07
DanEger
very slow frame from only one camera on arm9 s3c2410 paltform.why!can you help me!! 2287 23 Nov 2010 - 03:06
LikelinuxLikelinux
Captured image has wrong colors (displacement of chrome data) 2312 29 Oct 2010 - 11:07
JorgeNerin
USB Video device permissions need changing before motion can connect 2318 23 Oct 2010 - 08:22
DazzConway
LINKSYS WVC200 camera connection 2318 23 Oct 2010 - 07:20
JorgeOvallos
put password on streaming page 2344 27 Sep 2010 - 07:57
JeromeBzh
mp4 h264 streaming 2367 05 Sep 2010 - 11:14
FlorinAnton
No auto exposure with Logitech Quickcam express 2367 05 Sep 2010 - 08:14
DazzConway
Streaming server 2368 02 Sep 2010 - 19:48
AntonioTellechea
adding camera in runtime 2383 18 Aug 2010 - 21:04
FlorinAnton
BT878 video (IVC-200), VIDIOC_ENUMINPUT: Invalid, VIDIOCGCHAN): Invalid 2390 17 Aug 2010 - 05:16
DougDuBoulay
USB webcam bad immage at 640x480, all good at 352x288 2420 30 Jul 2010 - 10:51
PavelM345
Moving objects in video are transparent 2419 27 Jul 2010 - 19:57
JokubasJokubas
Trigger / Post Cap etc. in upper left of video 2406 26 Jul 2010 - 13:02
DavidPickard
USB disconnects 2412 21 Jul 2010 - 05:19
CeeJay
How to add audio to my .avi captured file? 2436 26 Jun 2010 - 12:27
LouisCroisez
OpenSuse 11.2 JPEG Library Issue 2440 25 Jun 2010 - 07:39
DanieWeideman
netcam and bktr0 not working in one config.. 2645 17 May 2010 - 11:19
JeffMcCorney
Motion can't open device after capture 2479 15 May 2010 - 10:41
PabloGNU
Many green lines on a image! 2595 27 Jan 2010 - 16:02
JeffMcCorney
Advanced suppression/timeout of motion detection 2587 27 Jan 2010 - 08:08
MichlSchmid
Increase motion detecting sensitivity/ have motion recording everything between hours? 2655 19 Nov 2009 - 16:22
NateLeDuc
Functionality of old Minimum_Gap in 3.2.11? 2689 17 Oct 2009 - 18:02
AdemRudin
Static mask file and smart mask at the same time? 2853 06 May 2009 - 11:14
DominicH
Number of topics: 256


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! 1969 12 Apr 2015 - 09:23
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
Installation on Slackware 867 12 Apr 2015 - 09:21
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
motion crashing after motion capture 816 12 Apr 2015 - 09:14
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
stable release wanted! 778 12 Apr 2015 - 09:07
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
Install Motion on Centos6 764 12 Apr 2015 - 09:00
TosiaraT
TosiaraT
motion 3.2.12 - ffmpeg 0.8.16-6 - ipwebcam android 758 12 Apr 2015 - 08:54
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Blocky image artifacts corrupting snapshots 767 12 Apr 2015 - 08:51
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Deasturated image with color shifted 730 12 Apr 2015 - 08:47
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Event on motion picture saved 726 12 Apr 2015 - 08:43
TosiaraT
AlanFord
Motion detection, PIR-like function 706 12 Apr 2015 - 08:31
TosiaraT
 
Number of topics: 10

See all AssignedQuestions.


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) 382 11 Feb 2016 - 06:29
JoelK
Raspbrerry Pi 2 528 04 Dec 2015 - 11:09
BoudelJenks
motion detection method 474 22 Nov 2015 - 17:26
MrDave
raspberry pi motion 612 04 Sep 2015 - 20:51
MarkusK
SOLVED: rtsp netcam not working 677 22 Apr 2015 - 09:56
EmilioDefranco
/etc/init.d/motion: 2: /etc/default/motion: logfile: not found 684 21 Apr 2015 - 21:02
ArnaudCognard
Motion start errors 1026 12 Apr 2015 - 09:42
TosiaraT
Fedora 20->21 motion stopped working. 806 12 Apr 2015 - 09:09
TosiaraT
How to make multiple views af streaming webcams (Raspberry Pi cam) 718 12 Apr 2015 - 08:37
TosiaraT
mjpeg with uvcvideo cam logitech HDPro C910 2239 12 Apr 2015 - 08:20
TosiaraT
Extra frames detected after real motion 754 17 Feb 2015 - 00:49
AlanFord
(segfault) Failed to create avi file, segmentation fault 960 28 Sep 2014 - 14:07
TosiaraT
(package) Is motion really in rpmfusion repo for redhat/centos 6? 943 28 Sep 2014 - 13:56
TosiaraT
remote control/config motion via web browser 882 28 Sep 2014 - 13:54
TosiaraT
Problem with image quality or stream authentification 2492 26 Sep 2014 - 19:06
TosiaraT
Divide Screen/Multiple cameras 2774 26 Sep 2014 - 19:05
TosiaraT
how to save a image as bmp file type 959 26 Sep 2014 - 18:25
TosiaraT
RSTP Protocol Support 948 26 Sep 2014 - 18:16
TosiaraT
Multiple raspberry pi's with camera module, running motion 945 26 Sep 2014 - 18:15
TosiaraT
Compilation with kernel 3.11.6 ? 892 26 Sep 2014 - 17:50
TosiaraT
Motion "unknown config options" with the standard given motion.conf 1849 23 Apr 2014 - 10:23
DavidWales
How can I use auto-brightness with a netcam? 1403 24 Feb 2014 - 06:02
AngelCarpintero
Access to Live Webcan Server through login and password 1100 24 Feb 2014 - 05:59
AngelCarpintero
Motion compile fails on Beaglebone (arm7) with "Error: bad instruction `emms'" 1850 27 Dec 2013 - 09:13
TosiaraT
FOSCAM FI8918W and Motion 1458 28 Jul 2013 - 05:58
PhilipTait
Unable to find a compatible palette format with pac207 webcam 2958 03 Mar 2013 - 23:56
ChrisBlack
Calling an external program when the capture device fails? 1460 01 Mar 2013 - 07:14
KennethLavrsen
lastsnap.jpg not being created 1459 01 Mar 2013 - 07:04
KennethLavrsen
Green Output from USB Capture on Raspberry Pi 1703 08 Jul 2012 - 00:41
AngelCarpintero
Motion and MySQL on raspberrypi 1706 08 Jul 2012 - 00:36
AngelCarpintero
Cannot upload to FTP. (Solved) 1702 07 Jul 2012 - 17:33
AngelCarpintero
No my sql support? 1723 09 Jun 2012 - 21:35
AngelCarpintero
Unable to open Logitech C270 1729 07 Jun 2012 - 11:07
AngelCarpintero
external commands 1739 02 Jun 2012 - 02:55
AngelCarpintero
how do i view live stream from remote computer 1750 02 Jun 2012 - 02:50
AngelCarpintero
Background daemon seems to not function whatsoever. 1732 02 Jun 2012 - 02:47
AngelCarpintero
Normal motion stream on mini http server 1880 04 Feb 2012 - 23:54
AngelCarpintero
No action happening for on_event_start, on_movie_end, etc,, running in daemon mode 1870 24 Jan 2012 - 11:49
AngelCarpintero
linux/videodev.h not found 1897 05 Jan 2012 - 03:17
AngelCarpintero
Translate movement into direction 1923 30 Nov 2011 - 21:02
AngelCarpintero
Unknown webcam is not working :( 1923 22 Nov 2011 - 09:18
AngelCarpintero
Can't get on_movie_end to do anything 2896 11 Nov 2011 - 18:08
JohnR
Panasonic bl-c121 1942 11 Nov 2011 - 09:20
AngelCarpintero
cannot compile motion 3.2.12 with latest ffmpeg 2107 31 Oct 2011 - 03:53
AngelCarpintero
Motion detecting changes long after objects have stopped moving 1977 30 Sep 2011 - 10:41
JasonWestervelt
Logitech Quickcam cool using spca5xx-le driver 3272 08 Jun 2011 - 08:58
HenryFord
Motion does not identify /dev/video0 on Ubuntu Lucid, but VLC can see it. 2233 26 Apr 2011 - 10:19
DavidLeeming
How is it possible to restart only one thread? 2205 17 Feb 2011 - 02:56
AngelCarpintero
Problems in resolution using a Trust Webcam 2481 07 Feb 2011 - 20:15
ChuckHeron
ffmpeg enconding to flv to fast (msmpeg4 is ok) 3049 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 ? 2282 01 Dec 2010 - 20:12
BenZandstra
Maximum number of cameras 2346 07 Nov 2010 - 11:43
AngelCarpintero
Multiple usb cams - unable to open device 2312 29 Oct 2010 - 02:04
OctavianStolnicu
Disable Auto exposure? 2713 29 Jul 2010 - 16:00
YannickDrolet
How to take pictures less frequently during motion? 2457 06 Jun 2010 - 18:58
AngelCarpintero
black screen on web preview 2494 30 May 2010 - 11:28
AngelCarpintero
unable to compile vloopback 1.3 in gentoo 2481 16 May 2010 - 00:55
AngelCarpintero
Simple logitech webcam, /dev/video0 fatal error 2485 15 May 2010 - 17:54
AngelCarpintero
Have motion run only at certain times. 2745 02 May 2010 - 13:59
AngelCarpintero
set a color for the motion outline box 2498 28 Apr 2010 - 22:00
AngelCarpintero
Conceptronic C54netcam2 problem 2685 28 Mar 2010 - 22:22
AngelCarpintero
HTTP authentication for STREAM URl 2757 28 Mar 2010 - 15:19
AngelCarpintero
Running motion on a Nokia N810 2998 21 Mar 2010 - 18:53
AngelCarpintero
More than 2 usb webcams in motion? 2626 21 Mar 2010 - 18:53
AngelCarpintero
How to allow only certain IP's connect to my webcam?? 2539 16 Mar 2010 - 13:28
AngelCarpintero
Ubuntu 9.10 and Motion as Daemon 2650 23 Feb 2010 - 08:18
FranzFoedermayr
configure pthread support 2578 05 Feb 2010 - 22:51
AngelCarpintero
Port Password Protect 2601 15 Jan 2010 - 00:20
AngelCarpintero
How configure to handle *30 simultaneous clients* for 2 hours? (online class!) 2606 09 Jan 2010 - 23:11
AngelCarpintero
Video4Linux Loopback Device "resize" 2631 21 Dec 2009 - 08:33
AngelCarpintero
046d:08cc logitech Orbit 2635 10 Dec 2009 - 09:10
AngelCarpintero
ZONEMINDER FAULT! 2636 09 Dec 2009 - 21:37
DarkPhoinix
i can make in linux-2.6.32 errors 409: error 469: error ... 2637 09 Dec 2009 - 15:32
AngelCarpintero
Saved files are root.root how do you change? 2641 04 Dec 2009 - 10:15
AngelCarpintero
Could not fetch initial image from camera -- no driver info is given. 2714 15 Nov 2009 - 18:16
AngelCarpintero
smart_mask_speed silently kills motion 2683 15 Nov 2009 - 18:11
AngelCarpintero
two webcams and motion.conf 2688 15 Nov 2009 - 17:59
AngelCarpintero
motion video record and video from live http server jump up and down 2718 15 Nov 2009 - 17:16
AngelCarpintero
mjprox, deny access to cgi-bin? 2693 15 Nov 2009 - 16:12
AngelCarpintero
How to config motion to use ipCams 2664 15 Nov 2009 - 13:38
AngelCarpintero
myIp:8081 ! the pictures are black, blue, grey 2718 21 Sep 2009 - 09:49
AngelCarpintero
Logitech Quickcam Sphere MP - Pan & Tilt do not work 3315 11 Aug 2009 - 04:19
AngelCarpintero
How to disable warnings about corrupt image? 2900 10 Aug 2009 - 00:21
AngelCarpintero
Canon raw mjpeg stream failure? Failed to read first camera header - giving up for now 2919 10 Aug 2009 - 00:00
AngelCarpintero
MSI Starcam Clip II problem 3089 09 Aug 2009 - 23:59
AngelCarpintero
White pictures when using multiple inputs on one card 3094 09 Aug 2009 - 23:58
AngelCarpintero
Error capturing first image 3162 09 Aug 2009 - 23:57
AngelCarpintero
Motion and dv4l, problem similar to Support Question 2008x 08x 14x 014531? 2967 09 Aug 2009 - 20:28
AngelCarpintero
Logitech 46d:092f QuickCam Express Plus didn't work. 3021 09 Aug 2009 - 20:25
AngelCarpintero
Kernel oop when accessing vloopback device 2764 08 Aug 2009 - 23:01
AngelCarpintero
Images are Grey with "Unable to open Video Device" printed top left - Genius Eye 312 2761 06 Aug 2009 - 01:36
AngelCarpintero
PJPG Unable to find a compatible palette format. 3050 06 Aug 2009 - 00:51
AngelCarpintero
opensuse 11 3024 06 Aug 2009 - 00:38
AngelCarpintero
Motion on Freebsd 2798 05 Aug 2009 - 19:51
AngelCarpintero
Motion stalling in Ubuntu 9.04 2857 05 Aug 2009 - 19:47
AngelCarpintero
Does Linux Preemption Matter? 2963 05 Aug 2009 - 19:41
AngelCarpintero
Two cameras don't work together 2762 05 Aug 2009 - 18:35
AngelCarpintero
Memory map error when adding a new Logitech Quickcam Pro 9000 3148 05 Aug 2009 - 16:36
AngelCarpintero
Motion.conf is not making sense 2768 03 Aug 2009 - 20:49
AngelCarpintero
Many destroyed frames ==> permanent motion detect 2787 12 Jul 2009 - 22:29
AngelCarpintero
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