Video xx webcam
(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Go ahead, plug in your webcam and boot up the Pi; we'll take a closer look at what makes it tick.
If you experimented with the dwc_otg.speed parameter to improve the audio quality during the previous article, you should change it back now by changing its value from 1 to 0, as chances are that your webcam will perform worse or will not perform at all, because of the reduced speed of the USB ports..
Apart from the regular, helpful comments preceded by the # character, the ; character is used to make individual configuration directives inactive.
Only two different frame rates, 15 and 30 FPS, are available for each frame size on this particular webcam.
We're going to launch VLC from the command line to record our video: We're going to launch VLC from the command line to record our video: Open up a Terminal window and type in the following command to start recording the video stream to a file called myvideo.avi, located on the desktop: Replace [username] with your login name, or remove the directory path to write the video to the current directory.