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How to install a Raspberry Pi


Before the installation of Masjidbox Screens on your Raspberry Pi, you need:

Raspberry Pi kit 3 or 4:
RTC Clock (DS3231), it’s optional but recommended in case you have an internet issue in the masjid:
Etcher to flash the Masjidbox image onto the SD Card:
Ethernet for the first install.

Step 1: Download Masjidbox OS

Download the latest version of the Masjidbox OS on the Dashboard

Step 2: Download Etcher tool

Download and install the Etcher tool. This tool is used for writing the Masjidbox OS to the SD Card

Step 3: Write the Masjidbox OS Image to your SD Card

Once you have downloaded the image file, use Etcher to write the image to your SD card.

Step 4: Insert the SD Card Into the Raspberry Pi

Eject the SD card from your computer and insert it into the Raspberry Pi

Step 5: Plug your RTC Clock into your Raspberry Pi

Step 6: Connect the Raspberry Pi

Connect the Raspberry Pi to Ethernet, HDMI and USB-C power

Step 7: Turn the Raspberry Pi ON

Turn the Raspberry Pi on, you will see a screen with your device ID: mbx-xxxxxxx

Wait a few minutes to let the first installation finish.

A PIN code will appear on the screen, use this code on the Masjidbox Dashboard to link the Raspberry Pi to your account.

That's it!

Updated on: 10/04/2023

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