Cheese-3.14.2

Introduction to Cheese

Cheese is used to take photos and videos with fun graphical effects.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.7 systemd platform.

Package Information

Cheese Dependencies

Required

clutter-gst-2.0.16, clutter-gtk-1.6.2, gnome-desktop-3.16.2, gnome-video-effects-0.4.1, gst-plugins-bad-1.4.5, gst-plugins-good-1.4.5 (built with v4l-utils-1.6.3 support), Itstool-2.0.2, libcanberra-0.30, and libgudev-230

Recommended

Optional

docbook-xml-4.5, docbook-xsl-1.78.1, and libxslt-1.1.28 (to build manual pages), GTK-Doc-1.24, and LCOV

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/cheese

Kernel Configuration

Depending on your camera, enable the appropriate options and recompile the kernel if necessary:

Device Drivers  --->
  Multimedia support --->
    <*> Cameras/video grabbers support  [CONFIG_MEDIA_CAMERA_SUPPORT]
    <*> Media USB Adapter  --->         [CONFIG_MEDIA_USB_SUPPORT]
              Select device(s) as needed

Installation of Cheese

Install Cheese by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&
make

This package does not have a working testsuite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--enable-gtk-doc: Use this parameter if GTK-Doc is installed and you wish to rebuild and install the API documentation.

Contents

Installed Programs: cheese
Installed Libraries: libcheese.so and libcheese-gtk.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/cheese, /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/cheese, and /usr/share/help/*/cheese

Short Descriptions

cheese

is the webcam tool with graphical effects.

libcheese.so

contains the Cheese API functions.

libcheese-gtk.so

contains the Cheese GTK+ widgets.

Last updated on 2015-08-01 04:26:22 +0000