So, after messing with ZoneMinder and creating a bluetooth script for it, I am now messing with motion instead, and have modified the script accordingly. For kicks, I have hosted it on google code 😉 http://code.google.com/p/bluetoothmotion/ It also details a fix for the problem with motion on Ubuntu and the /etc/init.d/motion stratup script.
Having recently been messing around with ZoneMinder for home security, I wanted to turn on and off the program using Bluetooth. Basically, the idea being that when I am around, the server will sense my presence (no Darth Vadar jokes please ;)) via the Bluetooth on my phone and turn off ZoneMinder. Then, if I … Continue reading Turn programs on and off with Bluetooth in Ubuntu