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   1. Re: motion daemon not starting (Ralph Shamie)


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Date: Wed, 16 May 2018 21:03:37 -0700
From: Ralph Shamie <>
Subject: Re: [Motion-user] motion daemon not starting
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So, I copied my file motion.init-Debian to /etc/init.d/motion:**

*[root@L6 ~]# cp /usr/share/motion/examples/motion.init-Debian 

*[root@L6 ~]# ls -al /etc/init.d/motion*

*-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1324 May 15 21:26 /etc/init.d/motion**

I have the feeling I need to change attributes on this file. 
Incidentally, there is another file in the examples directory called



*Description=Motion daemon*




*ExecStart=/usr//usr/bin/motion -n*





I don't know where that one would go. As far a directions on github, the 
directions don't match the files in the PCLinuxOS repository.

Thanks again,



On 05/15/2018 11:26 PM, Terry Parker wrote:
> You could try copying the file. You would probably be better off to 
> download the source code and compile and install that way. There are 
> instructions on how to do that, it's not very difficult.
> On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 11:10 PM, Ralph Shamie < 
> <>> wrote:
>     Terry,
>     Thank you. I do not have a motion file in /etc/init.d. I am
>     running PCLOS, which uses rpm files.
>     Do you think I should try copying this file?

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