January 11, 2013 AT 1:00 am

Use your RaspberryPi to power a company dashboard #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi


Here is company dashboard (showing statistics, uptime of servers, etc) setup by Alex Bain — he reports: “It’s been fully operational for a week now and received lots of positive feedback from other employees.”

Here are five steps to follow if you want to start using a RaspberryPi to power a company dashboard. I’ve just finished putting this together at my office. We’re using Geckoboard for the web interface.

Reboot your RaspberryPi and it should:

  • Boot directly into X11
  • Start Chromium in kiosk mode and load up your dashboard
  • Prevent the screen from going to sleep after 10 minutes
  • Hide the mouse cursor

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