Raspberry Pi Installation

The ClearBlade Edge can be installed on a Raspberry Pi 2 or 3. First download the ClearBlade Raspberry Pi image. To install, insert the Pi’s memory card into the computer and follow the instructions for your operating system.

MAC

  1. Open Disk Utility
  2. Determine which disk is your memory card and take note of its disk number diskn
  3. Unmount partition so that you will be allowed to overwrite the disk
  4. From terminal, run the command:
    • sudo dd bs=1m if=path_of_your_image.img of=/dev/rdiskn
    • Replace n with the number you noted previously
    • USE CAUTION SELECTING DISK
    • This may take around 30 min
  5. Once complete, properly edge the memory card and insert into Raspberry Pi
  6. The Clearblade Edge is now installed on your Raspberry Pi

LINUX

  1. Run df -h to determine where your memory card is currently located
    • Should appear along the lines of /dev/memcard1
  2. Unmount the partition using the command
    • unmount /dev/memcard1
    • Replace memcard1 with proper card name
  3. From terminal, run the command:
    • sudo dd bs=1m if=path_of_your_image.img of=/dev/memcard
    • Replace memcard with proper card name without the last number
    • USE CAUTION SELECTING MEMORY CARD LOCATION
    • This may take around 30 min
  4. Once complete, properly edge the memory card and insert into Raspberry Pi
  5. The Clearblade Edge is now installed on your Raspberry Pi

WINDOWS

  1. Determine the drive letter assigned to the memory card when inserted
  2. Download Win32DiskImager, extract, right-click and Run as administrator
  3. Select the image file you downloaded earlier and select memory card’s drive
  4. Click Write and wait for write to complete
    • This may take a while
  5. Once complete, properly edge the memory card and insert into Raspberry Pi
  6. The Clearblade Edge is now installed on your Raspberry Pi