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- Language Translation
- Native DSD Support
- NF9C BIOS Setup For USB
- Recover From A Failed Custom Kernel
- Ubiquity Partitioning
- Persistent USB
- Different Machines For LMS and Squeezelite
- Build Your Own Custom Kernel
- Custom Kernel To Install Snakeoil OS
- Merging Technologies - Ravenna/AES67 Support
- Sideload Snakeoil Firmware
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This is a quick start guide summarising the steps to download, install and configure Snakeoil OS.
Before We Start
Here are some things you need know:
- Snakeoil is designed, tested and run on Atom based Mini-ITX motherboards. Other configurations will work but is not tested thoroughly.
- Only the most popular on-board network cards are supported out of the box. Please refer to this section to install a custom install kernel if your network card is not in this list:
- Broadcom Tigon3
- Intel E1000E/E1000
- Realtek 8169
- Atheros AR815x/AR816x/AR817x
- If your network card is not in the list, you might find a install kernel here.
- Your computer needs to be acquire an IP address from your router (or DHCP server) during the first installation. After Snakeoil OS is installed you can assign a static IP address.
Follow these steps to install:
- Download the latest ISO:
|Image File||Download This If|
|snakeoil-i686-1.1.0.iso||Intel or AMD CPUs (32 bit mode)|
|snakeoil-x86_64-1.1.0.iso||Intel or AMD CPUs (64 bit mode)|
|nakeoil-armv7l-1.1.0.zip||Raspberry Pi 2B/2B+/3B/3B+|
- Create the LiveCD (Read this if you havn't done this before)
- Connect the machine you want to install on a Network. Turn on the machine.
- If doing remote install - identify the IP address of the computer (or you can try the computer snakeoil) and remotely connect using VNC (Password is Password1)
- Follow the Ubiquity install wizard to install the OS onto a local storage, remove LiveCD and click the reboot button.
- Start a web browser from your computer and connect to the machine (e.g. http://new_machine_name_you_provided_earlier/)
- Go through all the tabs from left to right to configure Snakeoil
- Copy your files to new_machine_name_you_provided_earlier/music and your playlist to new_machine_name_you_provided_earlier/playlists
- Start your player remote control app
- Scan your music library
- Hit play
Here's a video walk-through of the installation process: