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Ravi Bail Bhat

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    What is the recommended hardware for running piSignage server (open-source or white label)

    piSignage server runs on node.js framework and needs mongodb for data storage. For optimal performance we recommend any server or VM based on Intel CPU with minimum of 2GB memory and 30GB hard disk...

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    Player image customization

    You could customize player image for your specific needs wither for configuration or branding in number of ways. 1. Bootup video and welcome screen - You can upload your own assets to your account ...

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    Enabling watchdog in pi player

    A watchdog timer  is used to detect and recover from computer malfunctions. If the load on the CPU is exorbitantly high, the watchdog timer reboots itself. piSignage does not enable watchdog by def...

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    Thanks! Linux commands are case-sensitive

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    Kiosk mode - swap the X and Y axes of the Mouse

    If you are using touch screen in portrait mode, the touch input may have to be aligned to the new directions. One way to do is Install xinput - sudo apt-get install -y xinput export DISPLAY=:0.0 ...

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    After changing the settings, deploy to the group. Some settings like web password may require rebooting of the player after successful deploy

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    For webpage links add onscreen keyboard (for kiosk kind of apps)

    You can enable onscreen keyboard using any one of the chromium extensions from chrome store, for e.g.   1. From the ssh terminal issue the following command chromium-browser --user-data-dir=/home/p...

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    Gapless video play does not work

    This feature uses "mpv" player along with hardware enabled ffmpeg. To make sure the libraries are upto-date, from terminal or ssh update the libraries and firmware as follows  Also please...

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    New version of socket.io is not working with open-source server address

    Player version 2.2.1 onwards used new socket.io (2+ version) by default and if does not work falls back to 0.9.x version.  New version needs http:// prefix to the server name for new version to wor...

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    Ravi Bail Bhat created an article,

    Player crash or staying in welcome screen with 2.2.x image

    There are rare occasions piSignage player may keep carshing and stay in welcome screen if there is a network issue, we will correct the same in next release.    Till then you could issue the follow...