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BeagleBone Media Center by David Lewin

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Installing and running MJPG-Streamer

Now that we have checked the chain from the hardware level up to the driver, we can install the software that will make use of Video4Linux for video streaming. Here comes MJPG -Streamer.

This application aims to provide you with a JPEG stream on the network available for browsers and all video applications.

Besides this, we are also interested in this solution as it's made for systems with less advanced CPU, so we can start MJPG-Streamer as a service. With this streamer, you can also use the built-hardware compression and even control webcams such as pan, tilt, rotations, zoom capabilities, and so on.

Installing MJPG-Streamer

Before installing MJPG-Streamer, we will install all the necessary dependencies:

debian@arm:~$ ...

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