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A downloader and remote update script for the MiiCam IP Camera.

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This is a very basic updater for the miicam firmware hack.

It uses rsync and a few scripts to push the files of the newer build to the camera and generates a new config file.

This tool is not recommended for beginning users and is meant for miicam developers have the need to quickly switch versions of the camera build.

This tool has only been tested on MacOSX and Linux and requires ssh, rsync and python-requests


This package provides 2 utilities: miicam-downloader and miicam-updater.


miicam-downloader is a utility to quickly download the latest release or nightly build. By default the files are unpacked in /tmp.

To download the latest release:

miicam-downloader --release

To download the latest nightly build:

miicam-downloader --nightly


miicam-updater is a utility to push the downloaded files to the camera using rsync.

After you've downloaded the latest release or nightly build using the miicam-downloader utility, You can upload the files to the camera using the updater utility:

miicam-updater --source /tmp/miicam --host camera3 --port 22 --user root --verbose

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