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Setting up multiple webcam surveillance system at home regarding bandwidth issues on USB vs ethernet

I currently have 6 IP camera servers (Foscam 8910W) around my house. It costs a lot for each camera and I also think it's eating a lot of bandwidth. My questions are: Does the camera eat home ...
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Locally monitoring services up/down on other Windows machines

I have multiple services running on several Windows Server machine on our local network, and I would like to monitor them from my local Windows 7 machine, so I am notified when one or more services ...
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DVR_PLAYER.exe reports Remote200.ocx is missing?

I have a program called DVR_PLAYER that is downloaded from a home security camera web interface. The web interface saves surveillance footage in the form of proprietary .drv files. I am unable to ...
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VLC (Server) re-stream Security Camera Feed

I purchased a Swann Home Security DVR system and was hoping for some help on how to duplicate the streaming video on my server. In order to get their web view (streaming video in the browser) to ...
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Is it possible to record video from two or more webcams using VLC?

I would like to create a small video surveillance system. I have two or maybe four WiFi cams and I would like to record video. What can I use? Is VLC a good option? If yes, which hardware do you ...
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How to record PC screen activity with a DVR?

I was asked how would one be able to record PC screen activity to a standalone DVR (to sync it with CCTV cameras). 2 different solutions came to my mind: A software installed on the PC makes the PC ...
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laptop remote tracker/anti-steal solution

I want to install a program that would allow me to detect where the laptop is, potentially destroy the harddrive in case it's stolen. is there a off-the-shelf solution to this?
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Motion and VLC together

I'm using Motion http://www.lavrsen.dk/foswiki/bin/view/Motion/WebHome with a v4l2 webcam on /dev/video0 for motion detection. I'd like to also use vlc for rtp streaming. Let's say, Motion detects a ...
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I need to monitor an adult relative's internet useage without his/her knowledge [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to track websites that have been visited? I need to monitor an adult relative's internet usage without his or her knowledge. The laptop I need to watch is a Mac, ...
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Zoneminder camera permanently idle

I have an Ubuntu server with zoneminder installed. I only have one camera (cheap Logitech USB model) and it seems to be permanently idle. I'm also getting this error repeatedly in the logs ...
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Easiest way to keep an eye on web usage? URL Logging? [closed]

My sister, who is computer illiterate, has asked me to take a look at her teenage son's web traffic to see what sites he has been using. He is not very computer literate either, but his history in ...
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How to track websites that have been visited?

When I check my child's computer, his internet browser history is all blank. I strongly believe he deleted all the browsing history, cache and everything. Is it possible to know what websites that my ...
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Most basic, low power home surveillance system [closed]

I am thinking of setting up a simple but effective surveillance system for my house that is: Very low powered (preferably no PCs left running out of stand-by mode) Cheap. When motion (or sound) is ...