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how to install Anthias using different methods - screenly/anthias

This guide will cover different methods to install Anthias, a digital signage platform for Raspberry Pi. Anthias was previously known as Screenly OSE and was rebranded to avoid confusion with the paid version, Screenly.

Installation options

Using the image from the Raspberry Pi Imager

The quickest way to get started with Anthias is by using the Raspberry Pi Imager. Here are the steps:

  1. Download and install the Raspberry Pi Imager.
  2. Open the Raspberry Pi Imager and select 'Choose OS'.
  3. Scroll down and select 'Other specific-purpose OS'.
  4. Choose 'Anthias' and click 'Continue'.
  5. Insert an SD card in your computer, select it and click 'Write'.

Using the images from balenaHub

You can also use balenaHub to install Anthias. Here are the steps:

  1. Go to one of the following links and click 'Join':
  2. Select 'Ethernet only' or 'Wifi + Ethernet' for the Network options.
  3. Click 'Flash' to open balenaEthcher or download the image file and flash it using your preferred imager.
  4. Insert the SD card into your Raspberry Pi and boot it up. It will take a few minutes to boot up and start the services.

Using the images from the releases

You can also download the Anthias images from the releases page and flash them to your SD card.

Installing on Raspberry Pi OS Lite

If you prefer more control over your digital signage instance, you can install Anthias on Raspberry Pi OS Lite. Here are the steps:

  1. Install Raspberry Pi OS Lite on your Raspberry Pi.
  2. Open a terminal and run the following command:
bash <(curl -sL https://install-anthias.srly.io)
  1. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.

Conclusion

This guide covered different methods to install Anthias, a digital signage platform for Raspberry Pi. You can use the Raspberry Pi Imager, balenaHub, or download the images from the releases page. You can also install Anthias on Raspberry Pi OS Lite for more control over your digital signage instance.