These are some very very brief instructions on how to install Motion on a CentOS 6 system.
yum -y install gcc make yum -y install libjpeg-turbo libjpeg-turbo-devel
Download Motion, e.g. as a
.tgz from SourceForge:
cd /root/ wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/motion/motion%20-%203.2/3.2.12/motion-3.2.12.tar.gz?r=http%3A%2F%2Fsourceforge.net%2Fprojects%2Fmotion%2Ffiles%2Fmotion%2520-%25203.2%2F3.2.12%2F&ts=1385393313&use_mirror=garr
tar zxvf motion-3.2.12.tar.gz
cd /root/motion-3.2.12/ ./configure make make install
This will install motion in its default location, in subdirectories of
/usr/local/man/for man pages,
/usr/local/etc/for configuration files,
/usr/local/share/for configuration examples, etc.
Finally, before starting
motion you need to copy the default
motion.conf (by default in