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Webcam settings on Ubuntu and Fedora Linux CLI from terminal

About a month ago I gave a few examples on the topic of controlling your Video4Linux compatible webcam device on Ubuntu Linux operating system. Here's the link if you are interested:

Webcam settings control on Ubuntu Linux operating system

Today we will approach that topic from a different angle. We will use CLI to control our webcam device. Who would want to control visual device like webcam from CLI you might ask? I'm doing it CLI way, because I want to tweak my webcam using my Linux operating system startup scripts. That's something I can't do by using GUI.

Second reason for using CLI for webcam control could be that you feel better typing commands on your terminal instead of clicking around with your mouse. Or maybe you don't have mouse or GUI available? Anyways, lets get started...

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