Install Digital Signage Player on Raspberry Pi (Beta)

 

Supported Raspberry Pi

  • Raspberry Pi 4
  • Raspberry Pi 4 Model B
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

Supported Features (Beta)

Digital Sigange Player for Raspberry Pi is in beta. Below are the supported features:

  • Media

    • Images
    • Videos
    • Templates
    • Canva
    • Follow us App
    • Twitter
    • RSS and News App
  • Screen Rotate

  • Screen Restart

  • Automatic Software Update

Pre Installation steps

Download and install Raspberry Pi OS with desktop on your Raspberry Pi

Check the below link for more information on how to install Raspberry Pi OS on your device.

Setting up your Raspberry Pi

  • Make sure Chromium browser is installed:

  • Disable Screen Blanking:

    • Step 1: On the main Raspberry Pi menu, click on Raspberry Pi Configuration under Preferences

      Raspberry-Pi-Configuration

     

    • Step 2: Click to the “Display”.

      Raspberry-Pi-Display

     

    • Step 3: Disable the “Screen Blanking”

      Raspberry-Pi-Screen-Blanking

     

Installation steps

  • Step 1: Open Terminal as the below:

    Raspberry-Pi-Screen-Blanking

  • Step 2: Copy paste the below script into the terminal:

    For Raspberry Pi OS (64-bit):

    /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://download.cloud-digitalsignage.com/easysignage/rpi64-next-install.sh)"
    

    For Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit):

    /bin/bash -c "$(curl -fsSL https://download.cloud-digitalsignage.com/easysignage/rpi-next-install.sh)"
    

    This script will create a folder under your home directory called “digital-signage” and download the player binary, then set up a startup script to start the app on boot time.

  • Step 3: Restart your device by writting reboot in the terminal

    reboot