Binary package “vgrabbj” in ubuntu intrepid

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

 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
 file, with options given on the command line to imprint a label onto
 the image. It only works on v4l devices that can be set to 24-bit
 mode.
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 Homepage: http://vgrabbj.gecius.de/