Setup Motion on Raspberry Pi

Install motion on raspberry pi:

sudo apt-get install motion -y

Check if motion demon enabled in /etc/default/motion. It value should be set to "yes".

# set to 'yes' to enable the motion daemon

Check following properies in /etc/motion/motion.config file:

daemon on
webcam_localhost off #to enable remote access to Raspberry

Check /var/log/syslog for possible motion errors.
It can be:

[ERR] [EVT] event_ffmpeg_newfile: ffopen_open error creating (new) file [/var/lib/motion/...

Motion uses /var/lib/motion to store video files and images. So it needs write access for this folder.

chmod 0777 /var/lib/motion

Enable broadcast only

If you need only broadcast without saving any data on disk, you need to change following options:

ffmpeg_output_movies off
output_pictures off