Installing (compiling) DVswitch on Ubuntu

DVswitch is a great program, where you can connect a few laptops in a network, and have a DV-camera connected to each of them. Then, on one computer you use the main dvswitch-program and you can mix all the videosources easily. It’s really a great program! I’ll come back with a more thorough walkthrough (well, guess I’ll just make a video of it ;-) )

I just need this as a quick reminder, so I don’t have to run cmake 10.000 times to find out the dependencies.

sudo aptitude install build-essential libavformat-dev libavcodec-dev libavutil-dev \
libtheora-dev libogg-dev libvorbis-dev libavc1394-dev libasound2-dev subversion \
cmake libgtkmm-2.4-dev libboost-thread-dev libxv-dev

Then do a checkout

svn co svn://

Check it with cmake (and remove that cache-file between each try, — there shouldn’t be more than one now anyway)

rm CMakeCache.txt ; cmake .

That dot is important. And if it’s all good, compile it:


Then make the share-directory:

sudo ln -s pwd/data /usr/local/share/dvswitch

And that should be it. You might want to put the src-dir in the path as well.

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