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Related Content (GPL) is a Bourne shell script that stores a sequence of image files into an archive directory. It's mainly used for archiving time-lapse web came images. It uses its companion script.

This script will take in an image file name. Based on the interval specified (in seconds), it will archive that image when the interval elapse. It will continue to do that for number of frames you specify; continuous when you specify 0. See for more details. takes advantage of the (GPL) Bourne shell script, which is also available on this site. So to use this script, you will need to download the script if you don't already have it. is distributed as executable source code under the GNU General Public License. Please see the license agreement elsewhere on this site.

Usage "image" interval frames "archive dir"


The following commands archive the "webcam.jpg" every 60 seconds into the "archive" directory. It never stops until you kill the process.

  > "webcam.jpg" 60 0 "archive"

The following command tells the operating system not to kill the process when you exits your login session. It also gives it a lower priority so that it won't compete with your other processes. Finally, it runs the task in the background of your login session.

  > nohup nice "webcam.jpg" 60 0 "archive" &

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Chieh Cheng
Wed, 05 Sep 2007 00:26:37 +0000

good morning

i'm confuse have error

[root@jaringan kamera]# ./ "webcam.jpg" 60 0 "archive"
./ line 27: command not found

please help me.....

Tue, 18 Sep 2007 06:14:53 +0000

Have you downloaded that is also available on this site? If so, and you have placed it in the same directory as, that means you haven't added the current directory to your path. You can do that in your .bashrc by adding the following line:


The above line adds the current directory to the front of your PATH variable. Remember to log out and log back in for the .bashrc to take effect.

Chieh Cheng
Tue, 18 Sep 2007 07:38:54 +0000

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