Magic Mirror – A another Smart Mirror Hobby Project



  • Unzip the image and install it to an SD card
    • Official image mirror is here or
  • Configure your WIFF in magicmirroros-wpa-supplicant.txt at the root of the flashed card.
  • Put SD-Card in to Raspberry PI and Boot up.

Raspberry PI Configuration:

Hostname is magicmirroros (not raspberrypi as default), username: pi and inital password is: raspberry

ssh pi@magicmirroros
  1. The partition created (section of the microSD card that can be used) does not yet correspond to the full storage capacity of the microSD card.
    1. sudo raspi-config
    2. Advanced Options => Expand Filesystem.
  2. Date, Time, Country, Keyboard etc. Configuration
    1. sudo raspi-config
    2. Localisation Options
      1. Change with your Local Settings
  3. Update the Software Packages
    1. sudo apt-get update
    2. sudo apt-get upgrade
    3. sudo rpi-update
    4. sudo reboot
  4. Deactivating the screen saver
    1. sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart
    2. Add and the end of file
      1. @xset s noblank
      2. @xset s off
      3. @xset -dpms
    3. sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
      1. Add under [SetDefaults] Section
      2. xserver-command=X -s 0 -dpm
  5. Active Hardware
    1. Raspbian automatically switches off hardware to save energy
      1. sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces
      2. Add under wlan0 section
        1. wireless-power off

Raspberry PI and Magic Mirror OS 2 Result:

Custom Frame : Work In Progress

Frame Update #2 – 21 – 22.02.2020

Last Update #3 – 22.03.2021

  • Frame
    • Frame ist completed, but not with spray painting, rather with wrapping folie, but looks also good.
  • Software
    • compliments Module with my sequenze changed.
    • Calendar Module with my Family Calendar integrated.
    • Maybe Blog Statictics or Log can be integrated in the future.



huge thanks to Allah for success and I. Peker for Frame Creating Support!

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