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Examples and inspirations
Examples and inspirations
Use the MAZI toolkit to make your own MAZI Zone. This section of the website provides a list of hardware and items to buy, links for downloading the toolkit image software and the application software, and instructions to put it all together. There are ideas for what to do with your own MAZI Zone. Once your zone is built, you need to let people know about it, so you will also find templates for posters and publicity materials.
Instructions follow for: 1. OS X 2. Linux 3.Windows
As soon as the process is finished mount the SD card on the Raspberry Pi and turn it on.
Please note that the use of the dd tool can overwrite any partition of your machine. If you specify the wrong device in the instructions below, you could delete your primary Linux partition. Please be careful.
To see what devices are currently mounted.
2. Insert the SD card and run df -h again. The new device that has appeared is your SD card. The left column gives the device name of your SD card. It will be listed as something like /dev/mmcblk0p1 or /dev/sdd1. The last part (p1 or 1 respectively) is the partition number but you want to write to the whole SD card, not just one partition. You therefore need to remove that part from the name, getting, for example, /dev/mmcblk0 or /dev/sdd as the device name for the whole SD card.
3. Now that you’ve noted what the device name is, you need to unmount it so that files can’t be read or written to the SD card while you are copying over the SD image
Replacing sdd1 with whatever your SD card’s device name is (including the partition number).
5. In the terminal, write the image to the card with the command below, making sure you replace the input file if= argument with the path to your .img file, and the /dev/sdd in the output file of= argument with the right device name. This is very important, as you will lose all data on the hard drive if you provide the wrong device name. Make sure the device name is the name of the whole SD card as described above, not just a partition of it. For example, sdd, not sdds1 or sddp1, and mmcblk0, not mmcblk0p1
sudo dd bs=4M if=2016-05-27-raspbian-jessie.img of=/dev/sdd
6. The dd command does not give any information of its progress and so may appear to have frozen.To see the progress of the copy operation you can run in another terminal
sudo pkill -USR1 -n -x dd
Download Win32 application for flashing the SD card
1. Insert the microSD card into the slot of the Raspberry Pi.
2. Optional: Insert the USB wireless adapter with external antenna (if you have a Raspberry Pi 2 or wish to operate in dual mode without ethernet cable).
3. Power up your Raspberry Pi and wait about 1 min to let your MAZI Zone start.
4. Search for the SSID “mazizone” and connect to it.
5. Use a web browser to visit http://portal.mazizone.eu it will normally popup automatically – this only works when you are connected to the MAZI Zone.
6. If you see the MAZI Zone portal, your MAZI Zone installation was successful and you can start using the different available applications!
7. If you don’t see the MAZI Zone portal, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
As an administrator of your MAZI Zone you have access to a wide range of configuration options that will help you personalise your MAZI Zone.
http://portal.mazizone.eu/admin/ This is only available if you are connected to your MAZI Zone.
Please contact us at if you wish us to pre-install your favourite FLOSS application in future versions of the MAZI toolkit.
Let people know that your MAZI Zone exists, and consider ways to demonstrate how to use and participate in interactive local services of this type. The MAZI toolkit includes three types of documentation to this end
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