Raspberry Pi Slideshow/Digital Signage Screen

A Raspberry Pi Slideshow/Digital Signage Screen

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.

Things Needed:

  • 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)

Downloading and Installing Screenly OSE:

  1. Follow my PINN tutorial and install PINN on your Micro SD card.
  2. Boot up the Pi with PINN installed.
  3. Connect to wifi.
  4. Find Screenly OSE and click the checkmark the box.
  5. Install screenly OSE.
  6. Boot into the OS.
  7. After a while, the screen should show details regarding how to connect to the Pi it up.
  8. On your phone or computer, connect to the Pi, open a web browser and navigate to the website given.
  9. Setup the wifi connection for the Pi.
  10. 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.
  11. The page should look something like this:
  12. 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.


Screenly OSE belongs to Screenly OS.

Connect to your Raspberry Pi wirelessly!

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Connecting to your Raspberry Pi wirelessly

Ever wanted to connect to your Raspberry Pi wirelessly? You can! Using only a mouse and keyboard once we can access our Raspberry Pi wirelessly across the internet where ever you are in the world! You could be on holiday and can still access your Raspberry Pi at home! Furthermore, this works on all devices; Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS!

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Setting Up Aircraft tracking on your Raspberry Pi

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Setting Up Aircraft tracking on your Raspberry Pi

Are you an aircraft enthusiast or just someone who wants to setup an aircraft tracker for cheap? Here is how to do it with a Raspberry Pi. We will be using FlightRadar24 aircraft tracking software.

Things needed:

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Installing PINN on your Raspberry Pi

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Installing PINN on your Raspberry Pi

PINN (PINN is not NOOBS)can easily be installed on your Raspberry Pi is easy to do. It is better then NOOBS because PINN allows your to edit the config.txt file straight from the startup application. This can be useful if you overclocked your Raspberry Pi too much and it becomes unstable. PINN also supports custom OSes. You can add your existing versions of Raspbian, RetroPie, etc. As well as coming with large database of images, you can make multiple copies of the same exact OS. You can keep boot files on an SD card and keep OSes on a USB drive if needed. This means you only need a 4GB SD card!

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Setting up wifi on a headless Raspberry Pi

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Wifi on a headless Pi:

In this tutorial I am using Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch).  WARNING: These ways of setting up wifi may change as newer version of Raspbian are released!

Setting up wifi via command line is pretty easy using ssh or from adding a file to your Raspberry Pi boot partition. Here’s how.

Hardware needed:

  • Raspberry Pi
  • 8GB Micro SD Card with Raspbian Lite
  • Monitor or another computer
How do I start?

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Android On Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+/CM Dev Kit

Android On Raspberry Pi

Have you ever wanted a cheap android device? Well, now you can! We will be downloading and installing Android on a Raspberry Pi 3B! (or later, not 3A)

Things needed:

  • Monitor or touchscreen
  • Raspberry Pi 3B or later (3A cannot be used)
  • 8GB Micro SD card (this is the bare minimum)
  • Power supply
  • Mouse, Keyboard is optional

Video Tutorial:

how do i get android?
  1.  Make an account on Emteria.com.emteria os website android raspberry pi
  2.  Download the Emteria.OS Installer for your computer system.emteria os download page
  3.  Open the downloaded file, and run the application.
  4.  Insert a 8 GB Micro SD card into your computer.
  5.  Open the installer and log in using your Emteria credentials.
  6.  Follow the steps for Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+emteria os installer raspberry pi 3B
  7.  After the installation has finished, eject the SD card and pop it into your Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+ .
  8.  Connect the Raspberry Pi to a monitor or television screen, keyboard, and mouse.
  9.  Plug in a micro USB cable into an adequate power supply and the Raspberry Pi.
  10.  Follow the setup process on your screen.

Something not working? Post a comment down below and I will try and help you.