AWS DeepLens
Developer Guide

Update Your AWS DeepLens Device

When you set up your device, you had the option to enable automatic updates (see Set Up Your AWS DeepLens Device). If you enabled automatic updates, you need only to reboot the device to get the software updated on your device. If you didn't enable automatic updates, you need to manually update your device periodically.

To manually update your AWS DeepLens on the device

  1. Plug in your AWS DeepLens and turn it on.

  2. Use a micro HDMI cable to connect your AWS DeepLens to a monitor.

  3. Connect a USB mouse and keyboard to your AWS DeepLens.

  4. When the login screen appears, sign in to the device using the SSH password you set when you registered it.

  5. Start your terminal and run each of the following commands:

    sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install awscam sudo reboot

To manually update your AWS DeepLens using an SSH terminal

  1. Go to the AWS DeepLens console, and do the following:

    1. Choose Devices from the main navigation pane.

    2. From the device list, choose your AWS DeepLens device to open the device information page.

    3. From the Device details section, copy a local IP address of the selected AWS DeepLens device.

      
                            Image: Device local IP addresses
  2. Start a terminal and type the following SSH command, using the above example's IP address (192.168.1.36):

    ssh aws_cam@192.168.1.36
  3. Run each of the following commands:

    sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install awscam sudo reboot