Appendix: Function of the Server Installation Scripts

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You may have a question: What do the installation scripts do when we install the server on the Raspberry Pi by them? So here let’s check the detailed steps.

1. Install pip      

apt-get install python-pip 

2. Use pip to install django

sudo pip install django

3. Install i2c-tools and python-smbus

sudo apt-get install i2c-tools python-smbus –y 

4. Install PiCar drivers

cd ~/ 
git clone -–recursive 
cd SunFounder_PiCar 
sudo python install 

5. Download source code

cd ~/ 
git clone 

6. Copy the MJPG-Streamer file to system directory

cd ~/SunFounder_PiCar-V 
sudo cp mjpg-streamer/mjpg_streamer /usr/local/bin 
sudo cp mjpg-streamer/ /usr/local/lib/ 
sudo cp mjpg-streamer/ /usr/local/lib/ 
sudo cp mjpg-streamer/ /usr/local/lib/ 
sudo cp -R mjpg-streamer/www /usr/local/www 

7. Export paths

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib/ >> ~/.bashrc 
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib/ >> ~/.profile 
source ~/.bashrc 

8. Enable I2C1

Edit the file /boot/config.txt:

sudo nano /boot/config.txt 

Add the line in the end:


9. Reboot            

sudo reboot 

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