[mythtv-users] convoluted questiom

Jay Harbeston jharbestonus at gmail.com
Sun Dec 26 14:34:44 UTC 2021

> I want to take a camera
> a) stream it
> b) preview at will
> c) record at will
> mythtv is perfect except I do not want any GUI, only programatic invocation.
> I’ve not studied the API eg I find StopRecording but no StartRevording, can anyone offer advice?
> I implimented the requirement with gstreamer. Unlike mythtv-users and mythtv-dev lists their list is populated by soals seeking answers and a few really knowledgeable people. Unless you can pique their interest, you are on your own.

Zoneminder ( https://www.mythtv.org/wiki/MythZoneMinder ) and the mythtv pluginfor zoneminder are a possibility for what you are inquiring about. You didn’t mention what kind of camera, but zone minder will work with both network cameras as well as attached cameras to the zoneminder server.


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