Installing Applications

Installing all the applications needed to run sphere.sd

Run The Following Commands in Terminal

  1. Download Node-Red

  2. Download Motechat Nodes

    • navigate to node-red folder first ( cd ~/.node-red )

    • sudo npm install --unsafe-perm node-red-contrib-motechat

    • (make sure you download at the ~/.node-red folder otherwise it will not install)

  3. Download Sphere (must download to use Motechat)

    • sudo snap install sphere

    • Provided snap is already installed, if not sudo apt install snapd)

    • (If motebus in Sphere doesn't work, install it manually)

    • https://github.com/motebus/motebus/releases

      • For Windows download the mbStack_W64.exe

      • For Linux download the mbStack_L64

      • For Raspbian download the mbStack_LARM

    • sudo npm install motebus

    • chmod 755 mbStack___

  4. Download SmartScreen

    • sudo snap install smartscreen

  5. Download ei-mms

    • sudo snap install ei-mms

  6. Installing CEC

    • curl -sL https://gist.githubusercontent.com/motebus/bbedd8f22c0df9566fadb76f7d7d49d4/raw/851645fcd50a7798ba1d9b49b63ab28ff102c466/script.sh | sudo -E bash -

  7. Examples of using Motechat on Node-Red