[plug] Semi OT: linux friendly security cameras

Chris Hoy Poy chris at hoypoy.id.au
Fri Jul 15 12:02:05 AWST 2022

I use home assistant + frigate , they have some good recommendations for

You can tweak them and isolate them on a vlan to restrict their
connectivity, which is always a good idea anyway.


I have a couple of the dahuas that are pretty cheap for the quality, and
they stream locally.


On Fri, 15 July 2022, 11:58 am Bill Kenworthy, <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:

> Hi, Google isn't helping much so I am hoping someone here has expertise in
> this. I would like to get a security camera(s) that doesn't send everything
> to the cloud or china. Prefer wifi, should be 1080 resolution, can be fully
> accessed from Linux (I currently do not have a working windows install) and
> can be made compatible with homeassistant.
> Or
> Is something like an esp32 camera module viable/usable? I already use some
> esp32's for other projects and if the camera modules are suitable this
> might be the best solution - anyone tried this?
> BillK
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