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Mango Display for Raspberry Pi

Setup with these simple steps

Use an existing Raspberry Pi or setup your new Raspberry Pi

Setup your Mango Display from any device and get a unique URL for your display.

Use that unique URL as your home page on your Raspberry Pi browser.

Set your Raspberry Pi browser to open up on boot up and run in full screen mode.

Control the layout and change widgets remotely from any device at any time.

You can change the orientation (Landscape or Portrait) of your screen by using a simple script. Mango Display works with both orientations.

Optionally you can also add a PIR motion sensor or a camera sensor to turn the display on and off only when there is motion. You can find many tutorials on this, choose the one that works for you.

The following are options you can use if you are running Raspbian Buster released in 2019.

1. Set the browser to automatically open up in fullscreen to your Mango Mirror Portal when the RPi starts up.

if u want to start your browser in fullscreen mode at boot use the following line in terminal to edit the startup file

sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

Copy and paste the following into the file

/usr/bin/chromium-browser --kiosk 
https://portal.mangomirror.com/?major=X&minor=XXXXX&macaddress=XXXXXXXXXXX

*Change the Website URL to your specific Mango Mirror URL that you got via the setup of the device on your Mango Mirror App.

Click Ctrl+X to exit the editor. You will be asked to save. Type Y and then just accept the autostart file name by clicking enter.

If you need to rotate your screen orientation vist https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-rotate-screen/ for quick steps.

Add a motion sensor to turn the display on only when there is person nearby.

Option 1: Simple. Buy a motion controlled power outlet and connect your display monitor to it. Like this one: https://www.amazon.com/Westek-MLC4BC-Motion-Activated-Control/dp/B009KSEE4G/

Option 2: Connect a PIR motion sensor to your Raspberry Pi and do a bit of coding to turn the display on and off based on motion detetction. You can find PIR sensors on amazon and many coding tutorials available online, find the on that works for you.

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