vgrabbj - grabs an image from a camera and puts it in jpg/png format

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name vgrabbj
Package version 0.9.6
Package release 5.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 129 B
Download size 52.23 KB
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vgrabbj is a program that will grab an image from a v4l compatible
device (usually a webcam of some sort) and save it in a jpg or png


Package Version Architecture Repository
vgrabbj_0.9.6-5.1_amd64.deb 0.9.6 amd64 Debian Main
vgrabbj - - -


Name Value
ftplib3 >= 3.1
libc6 >= 2.7
libjpeg8 >= 8c
libpng12-0 >= 1.2.13-4
libv4l-0 >= 0.5.0
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package vgrabbj_0.9.6-5.1_i386.deb
Source Package vgrabbj

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install vgrabbj deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install vgrabbj




2012-05-01 - gregor herrmann <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-5.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "FTBFS: make[1]: *** No targets specified and no makefile found.
Stop.": fix target dependencies in debian/rules.
(Closes: #666341)
2011-07-16 - Michael Janssen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Add an error message when a unsupported size is requested, if
debug level is high enough (-D 5 or higher).
* Build-Depends on libjpeg-dev instead of libjpeg62-dev.
(Closes: #633439)
* Fix typo in the short description. (Closes: #631330)
2011-06-22 - Michael Janssen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Ack NMU. (Closes: #494935)
* Switch to libv4l-videodev.h to fix FTBFS. (Closes: #621965)
* Update rules to include build-arch and build-indep
* Bump Standards Version to
* Fix spelling error in manpage
2010-07-29 - Ben Hutchings <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Modify to use libv4l1 for compatibility with current camera drivers
(Closes: #569092)
* Initialise all configuration variables in init_defaults()
(Closes: #494939)
* Bump Standards Version to
- Fix filename of full GPLv2 text
* Add explicit copyright line to copyright file
* Use debhelper 7
* Add ${misc:Depends} to vgrabbj dependencies
* Remove config.sub and config.guess in 'clean' rule
* Explicitly check for missing Makefile in 'clean' rule
2008-08-13 - Petter Reinholdtsen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload to solve RC bug.
* Drop dependency on freetype1 by disabling the support for inserting
timestamp text in the images (Closes: #432195).  With this change the
need for fonts is reomved and thus it drop the suggests on
msttcorefonts (Closes: #490033).
* Moved homepage URL from description to the new header.
* Remove /usr/sbin/ from dirs, as the directory is empty.
2006-08-01 - Michael Janssen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix off-by-one error in v_writer.c (Closes: #396987)
* Update FSF address in debian/copyright
* Fix bugs in manpage
* Bump Standards Version to
2005-08-08 - Michael Janssen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Include an example config file and script for vgrabbj usage in
'tricky' situations. (Closes: #129190)
* Changes to come to Standards-Version
* Fix typo in manpage vgrabbj.conf.5.gz (minus as hyphen).
* Update debian/copyright with new URL.
* Include homepage in long description.
* Update config.sub and config.guess automatically.
2005-07-27 - Michael Janssen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (Closes: #262060)
- Fixes typo in the usage (Closes: #190657)
* Fix FTBFS on gcc4 (Closes: #297944)
2002-10-15 - Michael Janssen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
- boolean command line option fix (Closes: #157236)
* Use libpng3 instead of libpng2
2002-06-11 - Michael Janssen <>
vgrabbj (0.9.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release

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