A digital signage screen is perfect for your business or shop. It can be used to play videos from YouTube and local photos. Today we will be downloading and installing Screenly OSE on your Raspberry Pi. You will need to change the default password “raspberry” to something more secure.
Any Raspberry Pi
Wifi dongle if no inbuilt wifi
16GB or more Micro SD card
Official Raspberry Pi power supply
HDMI cable (micro HDMI to HDMI for Raspberry Pi 4)
Find Screenly OSE and click the checkmark the box.
Install screenly OSE.
Boot into the OS.
After a while, the screen should show details regarding how to connect to the Pi it up.
On your phone or computer, connect to the Pi, open a web browser and navigate to the website given.
Setup the wifi connection for the Pi.
Using Ting or logging into your router to find your Pi’s IP address, copy it and enter ipaddress:8080 into a web browser on the same internet as your Pi. Replace “ipaddress” with your raspberry pi’s IP.
The page should look something like this:
Add your own media with “Add Asset”. Your Raspberry Pi should automatically start showing all “Active Assets”.
I hope this digital signage screen is the right thing for you. If you need any help just comment below.
Bored of Minecraft Pi edition and want to play something more challenging? Survival, creative, mobs, servers and more? Well follow this Minecraft on Raspberry Pi tutorial really well and you will have it up and running in no time! We will also be installing Optifine. This mod has more customizable settings to help disable some functions of Minecraft which improves the overall FPS. Warning: This requires a registered Minecraft account. Minecraft + Optifine = sound working. Minecraft + Forge = no Minecraft sounds.
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