Running OpenMUC on the Raspberry Pi

You can build your own favorable and energy efficient monitoring system by using the popular Raspberry Pi board. See the official Raspberry PI documentation here:

Install openjdk and rxtx:

  • Make sure you have Internet access
  • Execute the following commands:

$ sudo apt-get update & sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre-headless librxtx-java

Download OpenMUC to your PC and extract it:

$ tar -xvzf openmuc-<version>.tgz

Copy the OpenMUC demo framework to the Raspberry Pi:

$ scp -r openmuc/demo/frameworkd pi@<ip>:

Now you can run OpenMUC!

  • Login to the Raspberry Pi
  • Start OpenMUC with


You now should be able to access the OpenMUC web interface if you type the following URL into your browser: http://<ip>:8888/openmuc