June 6, 2015
Thursday, June 11, 2015: 6PM – 8PM
Hackforge (255 Ouellette)
In this beginner-level workshop, Doug Sartori will walk through the hardware and software required to set up a low-cost DIY security camera system.
You will leave with a high-level understanding of the options available and the steps involved in building a security system using an old PC and Linux.
Part 1: Installation (6-7PM)
Part 2: Setup and configuration (7-8PM)
We’ll cover the following topics:
– The installation process for Ubuntu Linux
– The steps required to convert a new Ubuntu install into a ZoneMinder device
– Camera hardware options
– Setting up Zoneminder for remote access, motion detection and email alerts
– Disk space and performance considerations
This workshop is designed for beginners with step-by-step instructions.