What is Bluecherry?
Bluecherry is a Debian / Ubuntu / CentOS based Linux video surveillance application that supports network (IP) cameras. The Bluecherry software has a low memory footprint, supports ONVIF, and issues GPU for motion detection. This means that a lower end server with a supported GPU (embedded Intel graphics for example) can support multiple streams with low CPU usage.
Bluecherry has both a web view for configuration and live viewing and a open source multi-operating system client (Linux, Windows, OSX). Bluecherry can easily be installed in a virtual machine for testing or deployment and upgraded via standard distribution upgrade methods (ie – no binary blobs to replace manually).
Completely Open Source
As of April 20, 2019 Bluecherry has released the entire software suite as open source under the GPL licensing.
Quickly add network cameras
Quickly add ONVIF supported network cameras automatically with our network scan / detection tool
Cross platform client
Our open source client is available for Linux, Windows and OS X
Quick, easy installation
Copy and paste our repository links and install our software in seconds
User based roles and access
Quickly and easily setup new users and only give them access to cameras or features you want.
Priority support available
We offer Community forums, Live Chat and email based support and phone support can be purchased separately.
# Docker Compose image https://github.com/bluecherrydvr/bluecherry-docker # ** Bluecherry stable (2.8.8) ** # Install Bluecherry on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Debian 9 sudo bash -c "$(wget -O - https://dl.bluecherrydvr.com/scripts/install)" # ** Bluecherry beta (3.x) ** # Install Bluecherry on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 21.04, Debian 10, Debian 11 # Recommended for the ONVIF motion detection, sub streaming, H265 (beta) support ** sudo bash -c "$(curl -s https://dl.bluecherrydvr.com/scripts/install-unstable)" Once installed, connect to the newly installed server with a web browser (https://bluecherryserver:7001) (Default login: Admin / bluecherry) ------- # Install the Linux client: sudo apt-get install bluecherry-client
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