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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY v4l-download-http "https://www.linuxtv.org/downloads/v4l-utils/v4l-utils-&v4l-utils-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY v4l-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY v4l-md5sum "89e1ed6c69c94e0489dc0a638c7841aa">
10 <!ENTITY v4l-size "1.5 MB">
11 <!ENTITY v4l-buildsize "51 MB">
12 <!ENTITY v4l-time "0.5 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="v4l-utils" xreflabel="v4l-utils-&v4l-utils-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="v4l-utils.html" ?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>v4l-utils-&v4l-utils-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils">
26 <primary sortas="a-v4l-utils">v4l-utils</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to v4l-utils</title>
31
32 <para>
33 <application>v4l-utils</application> provides a series of utilities for
34 media devices, allowing to handle the proprietary formats available at
35 most webcams (libv4l), and providing tools to test V4L devices.
36 </para>
37
38 &lfs80_checked;
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>
44 Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&v4l-download-http;"/>
45 </para>
46 </listitem>
47 <listitem>
48 <para>
49 Download (FTP): <ulink url="&v4l-download-ftp;"/>
50 </para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>
54 Download MD5 sum: &v4l-md5sum;
55 </para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>
59 Download size: &v4l-size;
60 </para>
61 </listitem>
62 <listitem>
63 <para>
64 Estimated disk space required: &v4l-buildsize;
65 </para>
66 </listitem>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>
69 Estimated build time: &v4l-time;
70 </para>
71 </listitem>
72 </itemizedlist>
73
74 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">v4l-utils Dependencies</bridgehead>
75
76 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
77 <para role="required">
78 <xref linkend="glu"/>,
79 <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>, and
80 <xref linkend="mesa"/>
81 </para>
82
83 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
84 <para role="recommended">
85 <xref linkend="alsa-lib"/> and
86 <xref linkend="qt5"/>
87 </para>
88
89 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
90 <para role="optional">
91 <xref linkend="doxygen"/>
92 </para>
93
94 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
95 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/v4l-utils"/>
96 </para>
97 </sect2>
98
99 <sect2 role="installation">
100 <title>Installation of v4l-utils</title>
101
102 <para>
103 Install <application>v4l-utils</application> by running
104 the following commands:
105 </para>
106
107<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
108 --sysconfdir=/etc \
109 --disable-static &amp;&amp;
110make</userinput></screen>
111
112 <para>
113 This package does not come with a testsuite.
114 </para>
115
116 <para>
117 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
118 </para>
119
120<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
121
122 </sect2>
123
124 <sect2 role="content">
125 <title>Contents</title>
126
127 <segmentedlist>
128 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
129 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
130 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
131
132 <seglistitem>
133 <seg>
134 cec-compliance,
135 cec-ctl,
136 cec-follower,
137 cx18-ctl,
138 decode_tm6000,
139 dvb-fe-tool,
140 dvb-format-convert,
141 dvbv5-daemon,
142 dvbv5-scan,
143 dvbv5-zap,
144 ir-ctl,
145 ir-keytable,
146 ivtv-ctl,
147 media-ctl,
148 qv4l2,
149 rds-ctl,
150 v4l2-compliance,
151 v4l2-ctl,
152 v4l2-dbg, and
153 v4l2-sysfs-path
154 </seg>
155 <seg>
156 libdvbv5.so,
157 libv4l1.so,
158 libv4l2.so,
159 libv4l2rds.so,
160 libv4lconvert.so,
161 v4l1compat.so, and
162 v4l2convert.so
163 </seg>
164 <seg>
165 /etc/rc_keymaps,
166 /lib/udev/rc_keymaps,
167 /usr/include/libdvbv5, and
168 /usr/lib/libv4l
169 </seg>
170 </seglistitem>
171 </segmentedlist>
172
173 <variablelist>
174 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
175 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
176 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
177
178 <varlistentry id="cx18-ctl">
179 <term><command>cx18-ctl</command></term>
180 <listitem>
181 <para>
182 is a tool to handle cx18 based devices.
183 </para>
184 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils cx18-ctl">
185 <primary sortas="b-cx18-ctl">cx18-ctl</primary>
186 </indexterm>
187 </listitem>
188 </varlistentry>
189
190 <varlistentry id="decode_tm6000">
191 <term><command>decode_tm6000</command></term>
192 <listitem>
193 <para>
194 decodes multiplexed formats from TM5600/TM6000 USB devices.
195 </para>
196 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils decode_tm6000">
197 <primary sortas="b-decode_tm6000">decode_tm6000</primary>
198 </indexterm>
199 </listitem>
200 </varlistentry>
201
202 <varlistentry id="dvb-fe-tool">
203 <term><command>dvb-fe-tool</command></term>
204 <listitem>
205 <para>
206 is a command line tool for digital TV services.
207 </para>
208 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvb-fe-tool">
209 <primary sortas="b-dvb-fe-tool">dvb-fe-tool</primary>
210 </indexterm>
211 </listitem>
212 </varlistentry>
213
214 <varlistentry id="dvb-format-convert">
215 <term><command>dvb-format-convert</command></term>
216 <listitem>
217 <para>
218 is a tool meant to convert among different file formats. It is
219 compliant with version 5 of the DVB API.
220 </para>
221 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvb-format-convert">
222 <primary sortas="b-dvb-format-convert">dvb-format-convert</primary>
223 </indexterm>
224 </listitem>
225 </varlistentry>
226
227 <varlistentry id="dvbv5-scan">
228 <term><command>dvbv5-scan</command></term>
229 <listitem>
230 <para>
231 is a command line frequency scanning tool for digital TV
232 services that are compliant with version 5 of the DVB API.
233 </para>
234 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvbv5-scan">
235 <primary sortas="b-dvbv5-scan">dvbv5-scan</primary>
236 </indexterm>
237 </listitem>
238 </varlistentry>
239
240 <varlistentry id="dvbv5-zap">
241 <term><command>dvbv5-zap</command></term>
242 <listitem>
243 <para>
244 is a command line tuning tool for digital TV services
245 that is compliant with version 5 of the DVB API.
246 </para>
247 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvbv5-zap">
248 <primary sortas="b-dvbv5-zap">dvbv5-zap</primary>
249 </indexterm>
250 </listitem>
251 </varlistentry>
252
253 <varlistentry id="ir-keytable">
254 <term><command>ir-keytable</command></term>
255 <listitem>
256 <para>
257 is a tool that lists the Remote Controller devices, allows one
258 to get/set IR keycode/scancode tables, test events generated by
259 IR, and to adjust other Remote Controller options.
260 </para>
261 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils ir-keytable">
262 <primary sortas="b-ir-keytable">ir-keytable</primary>
263 </indexterm>
264 </listitem>
265 </varlistentry>
266
267 <varlistentry id="ivtv-ctl">
268 <term><command>ivtv-ctl</command></term>
269 <listitem>
270 <para>
271 is a utility that can control many card settings, like changing
272 the inputs from tuner to svideo or composite, setting video
273 resolution or changing video mode (PAL, SECAM, NTSC).
274 </para>
275 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils ivtv-ctl">
276 <primary sortas="b-ivtv-ctl">ivtv-ctl</primary>
277 </indexterm>
278 </listitem>
279 </varlistentry>
280
281 <varlistentry id="media-ctl">
282 <term><command>media-ctl</command></term>
283 <listitem>
284 <para>
285 is a utility used to configure V4L2 devices.
286 </para>
287 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils media-ctl">
288 <primary sortas="b-media-ctl">media-ctl</primary>
289 </indexterm>
290 </listitem>
291 </varlistentry>
292
293 <varlistentry id="qv4l2">
294 <term><command>qv4l2</command></term>
295 <listitem>
296 <para>
297 is used to test video4linux capture devices.
298 </para>
299 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils qv4l2">
300 <primary sortas="b-qv4l2">qv4l2</primary>
301 </indexterm>
302 </listitem>
303 </varlistentry>
304
305 <varlistentry id="rds-ctl">
306 <term><command>rds-ctl</command></term>
307 <listitem>
308 <para>
309 is a utility for decoding raw RDS data from V4L2 Radio devices
310 and offers simple ways to access the received RDS information.
311 </para>
312 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils rds-ctl">
313 <primary sortas="b-rds-ctl">rds-ctl</primary>
314 </indexterm>
315 </listitem>
316 </varlistentry>
317
318 <varlistentry id="v4l2-compliance">
319 <term><command>v4l2-compliance</command></term>
320 <listitem>
321 <para>
322 is a compliance test tool.
323 </para>
324 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-compliance">
325 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-compliance">v4l2-compliance</primary>
326 </indexterm>
327 </listitem>
328 </varlistentry>
329
330 <varlistentry id="v4l2-ctl">
331 <term><command>v4l2-ctl</command></term>
332 <listitem>
333 <para>
334 is a tool to control v4l2 controls from the cmdline.
335 </para>
336 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-ctl">
337 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-ctl">v4l2-ctl</primary>
338 </indexterm>
339 </listitem>
340 </varlistentry>
341
342 <varlistentry id="v4l2-dbg">
343 <term><command>v4l2-dbg</command></term>
344 <listitem>
345 <para>
346 is a tool to directly get and set registers of v4l2 devices.
347 </para>
348 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-dbg">
349 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-dbg">v4l2-dbg</primary>
350 </indexterm>
351 </listitem>
352 </varlistentry>
353
354 <varlistentry id="v4l2-sysfs-path">
355 <term><command>v4l2-sysfs-path</command></term>
356 <listitem>
357 <para>
358 checks the media devices installed on a machine and the
359 corresponding device nodes.
360 </para>
361 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-sysfs-path">
362 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-sysfs-path">v4l2-sysfs-path</primary>
363 </indexterm>
364 </listitem>
365 </varlistentry>
366
367 </variablelist>
368
369 </sect2>
370
371</sect1>
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