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Newest Software Video: https://youtu.be/HO326ptdlco Newest Build Video: https://youtu.be/aa3VVZA0e5Y Custom Calendar Setup: https://youtu.be/KLGi9467S34 In this video I bring you through Step-by-Step on how to setup your Smart Mirror with a Raspberry Pi. This video is meant to facilitate all experience levels from basic beginner to advanced users. To Navigate to different sections: Raspbian OS Setup - 0:43 Headless Startup - 4:17 Magic Mirror Setup - 5:59 Customizing Layout - 10:36 AutoBoot Startup - 13:27 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SD FORMATTER: https://www.sdcard.org/downloads/formatter_4/ ETCHER: https://etcher.io/ ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Link to Building of the Mirror: https://youtu.be/J2S75AhPqnM Please Subscribe if you would like to see more of my projects and Tutorials! ------------------------------------------- Updates Parts List: ------------------------------------------- Mirror: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01CZ35YJ6/ref=twister_B01CYYXQHI?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 VGA-HDMI adapter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B016HL4CAY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o02_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 WiFi Adapter: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003MTTJOY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 Pi: https://www.amazon.com/CanaKit-Raspberry-Micro-Supply-Listed/dp/B01C6FFNY4/ref=sr_1_6?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1510887234&sr=1-6&keywords=raspberry+pi HDMI cable: https://www.amazon.com/AmazonBasics-High-Speed-HDMI-Cable-1-Pack/dp/B014I8SSD0/ref=sr_1_3?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1510887225&sr=1-3&keywords=hdmi+cable SD-Card and adapter: https://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Micro-Memory-Card-SDSDQM-B35A/dp/B004G605OA/ref=sr_1_7?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1510887325&sr=1-7&keywords=micro+sd+card
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Firebird nj8 (10 days ago)
How to remove "Hey there sexy!"
Madeshwara Bindu (14 days ago)
You deserve to have millions n millions of subs n views
Cheasy Bacon (20 days ago)
Awesome tutorial
Mohammad Akram (25 days ago)
[email protected]:~ $ sudo apt-get remove --purge idle3 java-common libreoffice* minecraft-pi scratch nuscratch penguinspuzzle python-minecraftpi python3-minecraftpi smartsim sonic-pi wolfram-engine E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? [email protected]:~ $ pls help me to solve this
Jami Ghauri (1 month ago)
Great video indeed
Akshay Purabia (1 month ago)
is there any way or command to upgrade MagicMirror --> MagicMirror2
btech electronics (1 month ago)
amazing project ........can u please provide the code and schematic diagram at [email protected] i shall be very thank full to you
J Kendrick (1 month ago)
Hi Greg, is there a way I can do this on the Pi 1. It says not supported. Is there a way around or do i have to buy the Pi 3?
vignesh kumar (1 month ago)
Digital photo frame with cloud sync
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
Taken my magic mirror
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
I’m in a wheelchair need dr
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
Anyone want fuel
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
Someone stole the coin
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
Move your car
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
It’s my gt falcon
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
I’m on the park bench
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
I lost my lincene again
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
Speed of light or faster and not getting their bitch duck I knew u hate me
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
Anyone wanna meet
Christopher Sewell (2 months ago)
I’m washing off the mackup
Charlo Seychell (2 months ago)
Hi Grensom, Thanks for sharing this great video. I followed your instructions step-by-step and had my MagicMIrror2 up and running. However, I decided to delve into the backend to customise it a little bit. My MagicMirror shows 4 calendars, Google Calendar, Facebook Birthdays, Facebook Events and Holidays in Malta (my country). It also shows 2 news feeds, from Reuters and Sky News (I removed the New York Times RSS feed), together with the current time and weather, a 7-day weather forecast and personalised compliments. The next step will be the installation of the 2-way mirror. Eventually, I will probably enable Google Assistant, touchscreen technology, and connect to it a motion sensor. In the meantime, if you would like to have a see how my MagicMirror2 looks like, go to https://goo.gl/mVnQfh.
how do you fix the dependency ?
David Celayos (2 months ago)
How do you set it to portrait mode? I can’t seem to be able to get it and I’ve tried everything. I did the following: sudo nano /boot/config.text Display_rotate=1 Nothing happens. I also expanded the file thing to 128m can’t really remember what it’s called. None of this works.
Chris Floeser (2 months ago)
I'm having problems connecting VNC also, I've run the command right but I can't enable it in Raspi-config. Do I need to create an account and sign in?
Varion Pereira (2 months ago)
Hey is it possible for you to make a video on how to connect led strips to your rasbeery pi and then making them react to google assistant.
Cory T (3 months ago)
Hello, got it set up, but why or how do you set a time limit before it goes into mirror mode
Bradley Worch (3 months ago)
I can't get the holiday and my google calendar to merge.  this is what I have.  Any idea what is wrong.  {    module: "calendar",    header: "My Calendar",    position: "top_right",    config: {     calendars: [      {       symbol: "calendar-check-o ",       url: "webcal://www.calendarlabs.com/templates/ical/US-Holidays.ics"      },      {       symbol: "calendar-check-o ",       url: "https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/??????????%40gmail.com/public/basic.ics"      }     ]    }   },
Villain (3 months ago)
Can you make touch screen smart mirror using a IR touch screen or frame
Herodotus Techne (3 months ago)
Nano Niix (3 months ago)
Thx alot
Denis Bettin (3 months ago)
hello nice project where I can find the 2-way acrylic mirror ??
Anthony Austria (3 months ago)
is it possible to browse internet on smart mirror?
Nastybutter (3 months ago)
Why does it not show the inet
stephen feao (4 months ago)
Yo you’re a god
TV movieclips (4 months ago)
0:17 ummm what???
Jpasquiet (4 months ago)
Hey awesome video, thanks helped me a lot ! Do you think that it could be possible to link the calendar on my magic miror with the one on my smartphone ? Thanks !😉
Jpasquiet (3 months ago)
Gia Bảo Mai Trần what do you mean ?😕
Gia Bảo Mai Trần (3 months ago)
How to by your magic mirror ?
Jpasquiet (4 months ago)
Grensom oh yes sorry Thanks dude that's so cool ! ♥️
Grensom (4 months ago)
Yeah check out this video I made on this subject: Custom Calendar Setup: https://youtu.be/KLGi9467S34
Raj Joshi (4 months ago)
i get an error when typing the repository url command like " bash : 404:: command not found". what should i do?
Tech Wired (4 months ago)
Cool project
Q u (4 months ago)
Hi, great project! Could you tell us which framework(if any) and other tools you used to develop the magic mirror code?
Rocco Rossi (4 months ago)
Evrythings ok ...but only the glass costs 89 €😣
Banger67 (4 months ago)
ah casey neistat fan
Alex Hulinsky (4 months ago)
Your music is like 10X louder than your voice.
Vartan Benohanian (5 months ago)
This is the most well done tutorial for smart mirrors I've ever come across. Thanks a lot! I have one problem and I can't find a solution. After the long command at 14:06, my raspberry pi seems to autostart at the MagicMirror right then and there. Is it normal that I don't need to run the commands you show after in the video, such as the creation of the mm.sh script?
Vartan Benohanian (5 months ago)
Thanks a lot for the quick reply. Clears up a lot. Appreciate it.
Grensom (5 months ago)
So it looks like with the bash command to download the MagicMirror software, it prompts you whether you want to download the pm2 function or not. If you chose yes, then you can skip the whole "Auto-Boot" section of the video. If you type: "pm2 list" it will probably show you the MagicMirror file is active. The mm.sh is just another file I created if you download the pm2 software after the fact and need to create your own file.
Pratik Vyas (5 months ago)
I go through the video but facing 1 issue. Packages from nodesource not able to download Facing below issue Err:1 https://deb.nodesource.com/node_9.x stretch InRelease Failed to connect to deb.nodesource.com port 443: Connection refused
Grensom (5 months ago)
Hmmm, it looks like there may be an issue with compatibility with Stretch. Maybe try using an older version of the Raspbian Image (I used Raspbian Jessie in the video).
Juan Smit (5 months ago)
Hi @Grenson , Thanx for the tutorial ! I followed every step and it all works perfect! However , is there a way to incorporate a motion sensor to this so the mirror only goes on when you are in front of it ? Sorry I read thru most of the comments and could not find anyone asking the same question , so sorry in advance if this has already been asked before ! Thanx again ! Got everyone I know to sub you !
Juan Smit (5 months ago)
or so the motion sensor just gets the display out of the 5min sleep timer..
Milan Soni (5 months ago)
Hey, what all changes do I need to do if I want to make it work as per India please reply asap
Speketwome (5 months ago)
What a waste of a pi, would a pi zero not work better?
Screwtape Gunhawk (5 months ago)
Can i use any hdmi moniter? as long as i have the correct size acrylic mirror? please help, and does it have to be acrylic? can i use any see through mirror?
Koulouri (5 months ago)
How can i add Google Home Assistant? Very nice video by the way!
Nerd King (5 months ago)
Best Video
MR.CHRIS (5 months ago)
Thanks ❤
Ankit Mishra (6 months ago)
should I buy Model B RASP-PI-3 Motherboard?
Renato Capelo Ventura (28 days ago)
Ankit Mishra (6 months ago)
how will I connect this to the mirror?
Grensom (6 months ago)
Link to Building of the Mirror: https://youtu.be/J2S75AhPqnM
simkarte123 (6 months ago)
can i somehow connect a rotary encoder to the PI and use it for zooming in and out? (e.g write some code that assings the turn of the encoder to the key-combination for that)
simkarte123 (6 months ago)
1:00 "FuckYou.txt" :D :D :D
Brian Mathis (6 months ago)
You should add installing "unclutter" to the your list. This will get rid of the mouse while the magic mirror is running.
Tomoaki Kanaya (6 months ago)
Awesome!! Cool!
Ronald Zhao (6 months ago)
good job dude
Marco Biondan (6 months ago)
Only that after a week I got out this message “magicmirror update avaible, the current installation is 149 commits behind on the master branch” you could tell me what to do? I'm a beginner enough that you tell me what I have to type in the terminal and I thank you very much 👏🏻🙌🏻
Georg Fitch (6 months ago)
https://forum.magicmirror.builders/topic/236/complete-setup-tutorial/6 if this one is to fast/doesn´t work i can recomend this post :)
MAD (6 months ago)
Wouldn't it be easyer if you just did android and got an app instead ?
lodiedodiee (14 days ago)
nabi has a 20 inch tablet
David C (4 months ago)
MAD not if you are looking to display on larger monitor
Anaswar Ambali (6 months ago)
that cursor just ruined it..
Bright Garinson (6 months ago)
How could you go about making it touchscreen?
Lee Qyoonjung (6 months ago)
Good thank
beauty_a_la.niqua (7 months ago)
A lot to take in 😓 Though it was very helpful👏
Jaap Tang (7 months ago)
I followed every step but everytime i boot up magic mirror starts up twice... how do i fix this?
Alessandro Magnapane (7 months ago)
#grensom if I want remove MagicMirror from startup??
Paul Bedard (7 months ago)
How much would you sell a programmed PI for?
Smit Thakur (7 months ago)
hello....i followed all the steps...but after typing the final command (at 10:16) its not going ahead...please help me
Sean Kayser (7 months ago)
i can't wait to start to build my own. Also just wanted to say that you are very attractive.
djmachete005 (7 months ago)
Thank you , You are very tech savy and thanks for sharing which make the world go round
Team D.M.A (7 months ago)
can you do a video on how to add AI and voice command
Tvasas Tvasas (7 months ago)
Awesome!The way you have explained the full concept-Hats off to you..
gaming and vlogs (7 months ago)
Hi why my screen is black after about 30 minutes when i move the mouse its fine again. how to fix that??? Thanks
Suryakumar Kedaram (7 months ago)
Hi...What is use of vcn viewer ?I have os installed in raspberry pi..I have monitor with raspberry pi...can I directly can I install the magic mirror with installing van viewer?
Grensom (7 months ago)
Yes the VNC viewer is absolutely optional, there is no need to do that step. I just did that incase you want to remote into the Pi in order to change some settings on the software through a laptop or such. But again no need to do this
Faizal (7 months ago)
I wish i cud this kinda stuff...but i just cba
AK 47 (7 months ago)
Could we integrate google assistant in It ???
ghobika thejes (8 months ago)
though i was connected with laptop to rashperry pi by USB cable. rashperry screen doesn't display on my laptop...what to do?
Grensom (8 months ago)
The Raspberry Pi is a mini PC, so the USB is simply just for power supply. What you need to do is power it through the USB and then you need to use an HDMI to connected to some type of Monitor.
Igor Ch (8 months ago)
This is the most luxurious tour guide that I have ever seen on youtube! =) * Thank you for the work you done for your viewer !;) * Web and blog does not count)
ghobika thejes (8 months ago)
how to connect raspberry to laptop ??and can we progress by downloading raspberry stretch os caz the os u download in this video is not available in google.. pls guide me for doing ths as i am going to do project titled magic mirror thank you ..
bharath kumar (8 months ago)
The procedure for os raspberry stretch is totally different compare to the procedure for raspberry Jessie which you download in ths video so pls pls guide me for my project we have only very short period of time
Grensom (8 months ago)
Yes, typically you should still format the SD Card, It might not be necessary but I like to reformat it anyways. If you put it on without formatting it and it starts up in your Pi then you are all set though
ghobika thejes (8 months ago)
thanks, i have bought a new sd card that was empty already so in this case should i download the sd formatter
Grensom (8 months ago)
You need a Micro USB Cable to connect your Raspberry Pi to your PC. Additionally, you should be able to use the newer Raspberry Stretch with this method the same as I used Jessie.
Marco Biondan (8 months ago)
I used a rasperry more zero w can you tell me why it does not work?
Grensom (8 months ago)
I am not exactly sure how to set up the Pi Zero with this method. I saw a tutorial on how someone was able to but there is something special about the Zero that makes it difficult to do this. I will update with a link when I find the Article about this
Ben Howell (8 months ago)
How can you change the news to a different feed
Grensom (8 months ago)
Take a look at this helpful note on the News Feed Module in the config.js file: https://github.com/MichMich/MagicMirror/blob/master/modules/default/newsfeed/README.md
Augustas Butkus (8 months ago)
Holy shit, this is awesome! I would love to try this!
Masterafro999 (8 months ago)
i typed in the full link at 10.00 yet my installation failed giving me a "unable to install dependencies!" which i dont understand...what did i do wrong?! the pi is new and i did all your steps till then. any help?!
Kris Eriksen (8 months ago)
Thanks for the video, it was interesting. I noted that the time displayed does not match the time in the weather, any idea why? And does your data match your metrological services data, mine seems to be out in the forecast.
Mark Bosshard (8 months ago)
Scroll down and select EN_US. But then with "Select Western" you mention "or where you are located" xD --> Think about other countries, probably the majority of your worldwide viewers^^
Hunter Jeffrey (9 months ago)
At 10:25 what did you enter to download it.
Theegameprofile (9 months ago)
mine doesnt start up after typing pm2 start mm.sh .......... any advice
Ashley Tucker (9 months ago)
does the monitor need to be touchscreen already or is there a way to program a non-touchscreen monitor so its a touchscreen.
Swathi alli (9 months ago)
Can i know applications of the project in detail.... Plz help me out..
Swathi alli (9 months ago)
Can i know applications of the project in detail.... Plz help me out..
J Alfonso Villegas (10 months ago)
I have lots of questions, I want to build a project like this.
Dug Rut (10 months ago)
great video. is this a link that will explain how to personalize calendar; add my google account? thanks
Grensom (8 months ago)
Here is the GitHub ReadMe.txt on how to do this: https://github.com/MichMich/MagicMirror/tree/master/modules/default/calendar Here is the Forum for Troubleshooting this: https://forum.magicmirror.builders/category/29/troubleshooting
Abbas Shabbir (10 months ago)
Hi there, I really like your project, I"m building one for my self and Im struggling to setup my PI-3. I need your help.
Abbas Shabbir (10 months ago)
Mainly I"m from Dubai so I want local news feed and calendar
Abbas Shabbir (10 months ago)
thanks for replying, its working. i need your help for how to change the time to local time, local news feeds and locla weather.
Grensom (10 months ago)
You need to flash your Pi's SD card with an OS first to start as shown in the video and also make sure when you power up you are using the correct Wall Adpater - should be like 5V 1-2A
Amos Critchfield (10 months ago)
Dude this is awesome.
Tom Gray (10 months ago)
You lost me. I'm into electronics. But I have no programming experience. Would you be willing to sell me a pie with it set up?
Luis Acevedo (10 months ago)
This is awesome... hey if I need help executing the software.. could I ask you questions.. I'm not that computer savvy... lol but can get along..
Randall Shular (10 months ago)
That was really cool. Where did you learn the ins-and-outs and programming language for Raspberry Pi
WoLF (10 months ago)
It would be a lot nicer if this can work with alexa
Brandon Migliorisi (11 months ago)
At 1:01 I can't help but to wonder what's in that 'FuckYou.txt' file.  Lol!

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