BrewPi Manual Install on Weezy

So tonight I’m giving the manual path of installing BrewPi on a Debian Weezy VM. I want to see if I can get BrewPi up and running without the Raspberry PI and the BrewPi Shield.BrewPi

Nothing against the great BrewPi devs but I wanna see if I can make the setup so easy that not tech people in my homebrew club can get it working without being turned off by all the tech and DIY you have to do.

I’ve got the VM and pulled the files down from the GIT repository.

Did not need to run SUDO since I was just logged in as ROOT. I know. I know it is just a first run through and wont be production so that’s OK.

The install script was setup to run SUDO so I had edit it in VI to remove those commands. Everything was loading fine until the APT-GET bombed out. I ran each package individually and only 1 would not run: python-configobj. I’ll have to research that package if it wont run without it. Basically just delete line 179.

For some reason I’m listening to Nemisis and Too $hort. Oh the memories.

OK. Edited the updateCron.sh to remove SUDO and now the Cron job runs and the website loads!

BrewPi Web Interface

 

Script is not running  but I’ll check on that. BrewPi docs say I need to program the Arduino next.

 

Author: Logan Bingham

Designing IT solutions for 20 years.

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