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Webcamgrab

Create random JPG wallpaper from a user updatable list of webcams

As of 2016-11-29, this project may now be found at https://sourceforge.net/projects/papershaper/.

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Description

Webcamgrab randomly pulls a JPG image from a user maintained list of webcams and saves it to a specific file and location. Since the file name and location do not change, it can be selected for wallpaper.

Written in Python 2.6,
For Linux only,
You will need to install or have installed Python and lynx (your Linux distro should offer them),
I am using webcamgrab in Gnome 2. It should work with any GUI which lets you select a JPG for wallpaper,
Can be launched once at start up or manually if desired. For true elegance can be launched using cron or Evolution's calendar or other timed launcher however often you like (I use Evolution's calendar and it works fine),
webcamgrab is not interactive - once configured you can leave it alone.

Assumed path names are /usr/bin for lynx and ~/Public for webcamgrab's files. If you would change these paths just modify the Python code in webcamgrab.py with the text editor of your choice.

More detail in the included documentation.

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Additional Project Details

Intended Audience

End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Console/Terminal, Command-line

Programming Language

Python

Registered

2014-03-07

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