To have such an information monitor, you need to have some unnecessary things, like a monitor and a raspberry, and buy a monitor holder and an hdmi-dvi adapter. I had nothing, so I bought parts. For the monitor I went to a computer store and asked about an old monitor, they gave me a 17″ for free.
Steps in few words:
- Install Raspberry Pi OS with desktop
- Install MagicMirror
- Install modules:
- MMM-homeassistant-sensors – sensors from Home Assistant (temp, pressure, humidity, pm2.5, etc.)
- MMM-Spotify – shows some music playing on Spotify
- MMM-Wallpaper – based on reddit or bing wallpaper changer
- MMM-GooglePhotos – shows your albums
- MMM-HTMLBox – shows weather from meteo.pl
- MMM-SystemStats – shows rpi stats
- Autostart MagicMirror https://github.com/MichMich/MagicMirror/wiki/Auto-Starting-MagicMirror
If you don’t have money for a big memory card or you use a recycled one, you have to watch the memory so that MagicMirror logs don’t eat all the memory. I solved this by installing logrorate.
with this settings: