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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 "46f9e2c0b2fdccd009da2f7e1aa87894">
10 <!ENTITY v4l-size "1.9 MB">
11 <!ENTITY v4l-buildsize "97 MB">
12 <!ENTITY v4l-time "0.5 SBU (using parallelism=4)">
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 &lfs101_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">Additional Downloads</bridgehead>
75 <itemizedlist>
76 <listitem>
77 <para>
78 Required patch:
79 <ulink url="&patch-root;/v4l-utils-&v4l-utils-version;-fix_sysmacros-1.patch"/>
80 </para>
81 </listitem>
82 </itemizedlist>
83-->
84 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">v4l-utils Dependencies</bridgehead>
85
86 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
87 <para role="required">
88 <xref linkend="llvm"/> (with target BPF)
89 </para>
90
91 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Recommended</bridgehead>
92 <para role="recommended">
93 <xref linkend="alsa-lib"/>,
94 <xref linkend="glu"/>,
95 <xref linkend="libjpeg"/>, and
96 <xref linkend="qt5"/>
97 </para>
98
99 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
100 <para role="optional">
101 <xref linkend="doxygen"/> and
102 <xref linkend="sdl2"/>
103 </para>
104
105 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
106 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/v4l-utils"/>
107 </para>
108 </sect2>
109
110 <sect2 role="installation">
111 <title>Installation of v4l-utils</title>
112
113 <para>
114 Install <application>v4l-utils</application> by running
115 the following commands:
116 </para>
117
118<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr \
119 --sysconfdir=/etc \
120 --disable-static &amp;&amp;
121make</userinput></screen>
122
123 <para>
124 This package does not come with a testsuite.
125 </para>
126
127 <para>
128 Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:
129 </para>
130
131<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
132
133 </sect2>
134
135 <sect2 role="content">
136 <title>Contents</title>
137
138 <segmentedlist>
139 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
140 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
141 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
142
143 <seglistitem>
144 <seg>
145 cec-compliance,
146 cec-ctl,
147 cec-follower,
148 cx18-ctl,
149 decode_tm6000,
150 dvb-fe-tool,
151 dvb-format-convert,
152 dvbv5-daemon,
153 dvbv5-scan,
154 dvbv5-zap,
155 ir-ctl,
156 ir-keytable,
157 ivtv-ctl,
158 media-ctl,
159 qv4l2,
160 rds-ctl,
161 v4l2-compliance,
162 v4l2-ctl,
163 v4l2-dbg, and
164 v4l2-sysfs-path
165 </seg>
166 <seg>
167 libdvbv5.so,
168 libv4l1.so,
169 libv4l2.so,
170 libv4l2rds.so,
171 libv4lconvert.so,
172 v4l1compat.so, and
173 v4l2convert.so
174 </seg>
175 <seg>
176 /etc/rc_keymaps,
177 /lib/udev/rc_keymaps,
178 /usr/include/libdvbv5, and
179 /usr/lib/libv4l
180 </seg>
181 </seglistitem>
182 </segmentedlist>
183
184 <variablelist>
185 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
186 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
187 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
188
189 <varlistentry id="cx18-ctl">
190 <term><command>cx18-ctl</command></term>
191 <listitem>
192 <para>
193 is a tool to handle cx18 based devices
194 </para>
195 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils cx18-ctl">
196 <primary sortas="b-cx18-ctl">cx18-ctl</primary>
197 </indexterm>
198 </listitem>
199 </varlistentry>
200
201 <varlistentry id="decode_tm6000">
202 <term><command>decode_tm6000</command></term>
203 <listitem>
204 <para>
205 decodes multiplexed formats from TM5600/TM6000 USB devices
206 </para>
207 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils decode_tm6000">
208 <primary sortas="b-decode_tm6000">decode_tm6000</primary>
209 </indexterm>
210 </listitem>
211 </varlistentry>
212
213 <varlistentry id="dvb-fe-tool">
214 <term><command>dvb-fe-tool</command></term>
215 <listitem>
216 <para>
217 is a command line tool for digital TV services
218 </para>
219 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvb-fe-tool">
220 <primary sortas="b-dvb-fe-tool">dvb-fe-tool</primary>
221 </indexterm>
222 </listitem>
223 </varlistentry>
224
225 <varlistentry id="dvb-format-convert">
226 <term><command>dvb-format-convert</command></term>
227 <listitem>
228 <para>
229 is a tool meant to convert among different file formats. It is
230 compliant with version 5 of the DVB API
231 </para>
232 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvb-format-convert">
233 <primary sortas="b-dvb-format-convert">dvb-format-convert</primary>
234 </indexterm>
235 </listitem>
236 </varlistentry>
237
238 <varlistentry id="dvbv5-scan">
239 <term><command>dvbv5-scan</command></term>
240 <listitem>
241 <para>
242 is a command line frequency scanning tool for digital TV
243 services that are compliant with version 5 of the DVB API
244 </para>
245 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvbv5-scan">
246 <primary sortas="b-dvbv5-scan">dvbv5-scan</primary>
247 </indexterm>
248 </listitem>
249 </varlistentry>
250
251 <varlistentry id="dvbv5-zap">
252 <term><command>dvbv5-zap</command></term>
253 <listitem>
254 <para>
255 is a command line tuning tool for digital TV services
256 that is compliant with version 5 of the DVB API
257 </para>
258 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils dvbv5-zap">
259 <primary sortas="b-dvbv5-zap">dvbv5-zap</primary>
260 </indexterm>
261 </listitem>
262 </varlistentry>
263
264 <varlistentry id="ir-keytable">
265 <term><command>ir-keytable</command></term>
266 <listitem>
267 <para>
268 is a tool that lists the Remote Controller devices, allows one
269 to get/set IR keycode/scancode tables, test events generated by
270 IR, and to adjust other Remote Controller options
271 </para>
272 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils ir-keytable">
273 <primary sortas="b-ir-keytable">ir-keytable</primary>
274 </indexterm>
275 </listitem>
276 </varlistentry>
277
278 <varlistentry id="ivtv-ctl">
279 <term><command>ivtv-ctl</command></term>
280 <listitem>
281 <para>
282 is a utility that can control many card settings, like changing
283 the inputs from tuner to svideo or composite, setting video
284 resolution or changing video mode (PAL, SECAM, NTSC)
285 </para>
286 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils ivtv-ctl">
287 <primary sortas="b-ivtv-ctl">ivtv-ctl</primary>
288 </indexterm>
289 </listitem>
290 </varlistentry>
291
292 <varlistentry id="media-ctl">
293 <term><command>media-ctl</command></term>
294 <listitem>
295 <para>
296 is a utility used to configure V4L2 devices
297 </para>
298 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils media-ctl">
299 <primary sortas="b-media-ctl">media-ctl</primary>
300 </indexterm>
301 </listitem>
302 </varlistentry>
303
304 <varlistentry id="qv4l2">
305 <term><command>qv4l2</command></term>
306 <listitem>
307 <para>
308 is used to test video4linux capture devices
309 </para>
310 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils qv4l2">
311 <primary sortas="b-qv4l2">qv4l2</primary>
312 </indexterm>
313 </listitem>
314 </varlistentry>
315
316 <varlistentry id="rds-ctl">
317 <term><command>rds-ctl</command></term>
318 <listitem>
319 <para>
320 is a utility for decoding raw RDS data from V4L2 Radio devices
321 and offers simple ways to access the received RDS information
322 </para>
323 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils rds-ctl">
324 <primary sortas="b-rds-ctl">rds-ctl</primary>
325 </indexterm>
326 </listitem>
327 </varlistentry>
328
329 <varlistentry id="v4l2-compliance">
330 <term><command>v4l2-compliance</command></term>
331 <listitem>
332 <para>
333 is a compliance test tool
334 </para>
335 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-compliance">
336 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-compliance">v4l2-compliance</primary>
337 </indexterm>
338 </listitem>
339 </varlistentry>
340
341 <varlistentry id="v4l2-ctl">
342 <term><command>v4l2-ctl</command></term>
343 <listitem>
344 <para>
345 is a tool to control v4l2 controls from the cmdline
346 </para>
347 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-ctl">
348 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-ctl">v4l2-ctl</primary>
349 </indexterm>
350 </listitem>
351 </varlistentry>
352
353 <varlistentry id="v4l2-dbg">
354 <term><command>v4l2-dbg</command></term>
355 <listitem>
356 <para>
357 is a tool to directly get and set registers of v4l2 devices
358 </para>
359 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-dbg">
360 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-dbg">v4l2-dbg</primary>
361 </indexterm>
362 </listitem>
363 </varlistentry>
364
365 <varlistentry id="v4l2-sysfs-path">
366 <term><command>v4l2-sysfs-path</command></term>
367 <listitem>
368 <para>
369 checks the media devices installed on a machine and the
370 corresponding device nodes
371 </para>
372 <indexterm zone="v4l-utils v4l2-sysfs-path">
373 <primary sortas="b-v4l2-sysfs-path">v4l2-sysfs-path</primary>
374 </indexterm>
375 </listitem>
376 </varlistentry>
377
378 </variablelist>
379
380 </sect2>
381
382</sect1>
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