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RPi-Monitor - Does it install?
13-04-2015, 12:49 PM, (This post was last modified: 13-04-2015, 12:50 PM by Gary Round.)
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RE: RPi-Monitor - Does it install?
Hello

Many thanks again for the suggestions ....

Just to answer the most recent questions ....

I have tried all of the commands with both sudo and as root (same results each time) and I have tried sudo apt-get update.

The interesting thing for me is that when using sudo apt-get update I get the output:

rpitc@rpitc-f97de1b5:/etc/apt/apt.conf.d$ sudo apt-get update
E: The method driver /usr/lib/apt/methods/https could not be found.
N: Is the package apt-transport-https installed?
rpitc@rpitc-f97de1b5:/etc/apt/apt.conf.d$

I suspect this is because I can't install this dependency ... which is because the RPi2 doesn't find the packages at http://ftp.debian.de.

The RPi2 definitley has internet access (it is currently displaying a series of monitoring pages from our remote data centre).

I appreciate that this is probably a quirk and may not be a generic problem; but it would be nice to get it working.

I think the best thing may be to put this to one side till the updated image is out and I will revisit it at that time.

Many thanks to everyone who read or added to this topic.

Cheers
Gary.
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13-04-2015, 03:22 PM,
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RE: RPi-Monitor - Does it install?
Hi Gary,

I'm not sure what to tell you, I've got it working for me...for anyone else reading this thread here is what I did. I just reflashed rpitc on my RPI2 and used these exact steps:

Update your Repos:
Code:
sudo apt-get update

Install dependencies:
Code:
sudo apt-get install dpkg-dev librrds-perl libhttp-daemon-perl libjson-perl libipc-sharelite-perl libfile-which-perl

If you get an error when installing the dependencies run this (I didn't get an error but I ran it anyway...didn't seem to hurt):
Code:
sudo apt-get install -f

Activate https transport for apt and add certificate authority:
Code:
sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https ca-certificates

Install public key to trust RPi-Monitor repository:
Code:
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 2C0D3C0F

Execute the following command to add RPi-Monitor into your list of repository:
Code:
sudo wget http://goo.gl/rsel0F -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/rpimonitor.list

Install RPi-Monitor, execute the following commands:
Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rpimonitor

After installation or upgrade you should excute the following command to update information about upgradable packages:
Code:
sudo /usr/share/rpimonitor/scripts/updatePackagesStatus.pl

Once I did all these steps I then went to my newly installed rpi-monitor (change your RPiIpAddress to your own RPI IP):

http://RPiIpAddress:8888/

Hope it helps anyone else coming to this thread.
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