[FFmpeg-user] Ffmpeg doesn't recognize /dev/video0 when run as root?

christina zou zou.christina at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 19:07:10 EET 2017

> better question - why would anybody start anything dangerous like
multimedia encoders as root? maybe something like SELinux/appamor is
protecting your from yourself

You are probably right.

I want a Ffmpeg command to automatically start when I boot my Pi, without
any interfacing required (login/authentication). I've currently stuck the
command in /etc/rc.local, where everything runs as root. Do you know where
to better place it?

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