Jetson General Questions

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Q1: Relationship between GStreamer and Python

For some basic questions about GStreamer, you can see the official documentation

Frequently Asked Questions

Actually, GStreamer is not directly related to the python version, but related to OpenCV.

Use the following code to check whether Opencv supports GStreamer

import cv2

Check OpenCV Build Information: getBuildInformatio

It can be seen that usually the Opnecv version does not support Gstreamer


Nvidia made modifications to OpenCV. If you want to use python and Gstreamer on Jetson, you need to install Nvidia’s OpenCV version

The way to install OpenCV on Jetson (usually comes with SDKManager)

sudo apt install -y nvidia-opencv