iDVR Video Surveillance System 3.0.6

iDVR is a video surveillance system
iDVR Video Surveillance System
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iDVR (formerly known as Devolution Security) is a video surveillance system for Linux operating systems.. It supports up to 16 cameras and features unicast and multicast broadcasting, a Web interface, an X11 interface, themes, motion detection, record on motion, eight different camera layouts, camera cycling, fullscreen mode, and more. Devolution Security uses its own toolkit (dtk).


download all requirements
extract ffmpeg source somewhere
configure, build and install libtemplate and libcgi
configure, build and install the Devolution Toolkit
configure, build and install devsec with the following notes:
for the moment, you should use --prefix=/usr. See bugs
you must add ----enable-ffmpeg=< location of ffmpeg source >

Main features:

  • Up to 16 cameras
  • Motion detection
  • Record on motion detection
  • Record up to 25 fps mpeg4 video
  • Multicast live streams to local network
  • Unicast to internet IP address
  • Very configurable
  • Themeable X11 interface
  • Web based interface

last updated on:
October 26th, 2005, 14:35 GMT
developed by:
Peter Hartshorn
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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iDVR Video Surveillance System
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What's New in This Release:
  • This version works with 2.6 kernels, and was tested on Ubuntu 5.04.
  • A bug with keyboard focus was fixed.
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