OpenCV Installation in Linux¶
This installation was tested on Ubuntu 14.04 with a USB3.0 camera MQ013MG-E2 .
Install needed libraries¶
sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev sudo apt-get install pkg-config
Download opencv-3.1.0.zip and unzip¶
wget https://github.com/Itseez/opencv/archive/3.1.0.zip unzip 3.1.0.zip cd opencv-3.1.0
Build and Install¶
mkdir build cd build # on some systems "-D WITH_TIFF=NO" should be added to options cmake .. make sudo make install
Install XIMEA Linux Software Package¶
There is alternative approach of using OpenCV with XIMEA cameras. This approach uses OpenCV videoio module for PYTHON and C++. You can read more details here.