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Installation

Raspberry Pi Image

Start with a fresh Raspberry image, you find images at raspberry.org site.

Confirmed working images:

  • Raspbian Stretch Lite
  • Raspbian Stretch With Desktop

Follow the installation instruction given on their site for the specific image you want to use.

Tip

For Navio flight controllers, install image provided at https://emlid.com before continue the installation procedure.

UAVcast-Pro installation

For UAVcast Pro, you will get a download link by mail after you have purchased the product. You need to copy the xx.tar file to your raspberry pi.

  • If you are using Desktop image, then just open a terminal window and follow the instruction below.
  • For non-desktop images, you can use SSH client like Bitevise tunnelier to establish connection to raspberry pi.

Open a shell or terminal window and navigate to the same folder as you saved the file, normally home/pi or home/pi/Download then you need to extract the package by using typing this command sudo tar -xvmf UAVcast-Pro_vx.x.x.tar

Now you need to navigate to the UAVcast-Pro installation folder cd UAVcast-Pro/install

then start the installation by typing sudo ./install Installation time is approx 10min on a RPI version 3

When the installation is complete, it will run a validation check, please make sure that you have all green OK status. Now you are able to connect UAVcast-Pro by typing the RPI ip in your web browser.

Installation video can be found here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1tbuUO63gU0by81wyijbuWI1duRYaILXS/view?usp=sharing

Tip

If you are installing UAVcast-Pro version 1.1.0 or older, you need to place UAVcast-Pro_v1.x.x.tar in home/pi, otherwise it will not work. Version 1.1.1 or later supports global install can be installed from anywhere