So I have a Raspberry Pi 3+ running OctoPrint. I also have an HDMI IP camera attached to my 3D printer. Because the stream for the camera is not compatible, I have another server running the VLC command below. Is there a way I can run this command on the Raspberry Pi?

start  "" "C:\Program Files (x86)\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe" -R rtsp://username:[email protected]:554/videoMain --sout "#transcode{vcodec=mjpg,vb=2500,scale=1.0,fps=10,acodec=none}:standard{access=http{mime=multipart/x-mixed-replace; boundary=7b3cc56e5f51db803f790dad720ed50a},mux=mpjpeg,dst=:8206/videostream.cgi}

This allows me to access the video like this:

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No reason why not - refer to the Linux reference for VLC here.

As an example, this would stream using RTSP on port 8554 which you can view on any other device that can open network streams:

raspivid -o - -t 99999 |cvlc -vvv stream:///dev/stdin --sout '#standard{access=http,mux=ts,dst=:8090}' :demux=h264

You can replace this with whatever other protocol you want (I believe it's MJPEG that you have in the Windows cmd line).

As a side note, you can install RPi-Cam-Web-Interface which is a far more feature-rich web server that is far easier to setup. Alternatively I've also had good success with MJPEG-streamer.

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