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Document No. 1505.2711.5251.RHOO - V2.10
Installing the LANCOM Wireless ePaper Server under Linux
This document describes how to install the LANCOM Wireless ePaper Server on a Linux operating system.
LANCOM Wireless ePaper Server as of version 1.40 (
Intel dual core processor or equivalent
ARM architecture as of ARMv7 (e.g. Raspberry Pi 2 Model B)
2 GB RAM (512 MB for the server)
100 MB hard disk space for the server installation
Linux operating system
Java Runtime Environment version 7 or later
The Wireless ePaper Server is installed on a central computer on the network with constant access to
the Wireless ePaper Displays.
Wireless ePaper Server should be installed on a network
, otherwise conflicts could arise.
In the interests of system latency, the Wireless ePaper Server and the E-series access points should be connected over the same local network.
1) Download the installation package from the LANCOM website and unpack it to a directory of your choice on your Linux operating system.
Use the following command to extract the package:
sudo unzip LANCOM-Wireless-ePaper-Server-1.73.0001-Rel.zip -d /opt
After executing this command, the folder
contains the folder
2) The next step is to set up the daemon (service) that starts the Wireless ePaper Server:
init script for the service
. To do this, enter following command:
sudo cp /opt/LANCOM-Wireless-ePaper-Server-1.73.0001/LANCOM-Wireless-ePaper-Server /etc/init.d
This allows you to control the LANCOM Wireless ePaper Server (e.g. manual start/stop) by means of the
sudo /etc/init.d/LANCOM-Wireless-ePaper-Server [start|stop|restart|status]
enables you to set up an
automatic start of the the Wireless ePaper Server
sudo update-rc.d LANCOM-Wireless-ePaper-Server defaults
This command causes the server service to start automatically after a system boot.
You continue with the setup and management of the Wireless ePaper Server by using LANconfig on a Windows client on the network.
Catchwords: linux; wep; epaper; server; installation
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