How to install a Raspberry Pi
Before the installation of Masjidbox Screens on your Raspberry Pi, you need:
Raspberry Pi kit 3 or 4: https://cutt.ly/wYvQgls
RTC Clock (DS3231), it’s optional but recommended in case you have an internet issue in the masjid: https://www.amazon.fr/dp/B07RDHPYJD
Etcher to flash the Masjidbox image onto the SD Card: https://www.balena.io/etcher/
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.
Updated on: 10/04/2023