Absolutely. We do however still recommend that you use a wired connection for production deployments. If you still want to use WiFi, this is how you do it.
Here is what you need to do to get started:
- Download the Screenly Pro disk image (version 2015-11-23 or later)
- Write out the disk image to the SD card you’ll use
- Configure the networking settings as per “Usage” below
Before you get started, it is important that you’re using a supported WiFi dongle. Here are the WiFi dongles supported by Screenly:
- The official USB WiFi Dongle from the Raspberry Pi Foundation
- The built-in WiFi in the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
- Edimax N150 Wi-Fi Nano USB Adapter
Once you have generated the configuration file, save it to the boot partition of your SD card. On a Windows or macOS computer, this is the only partition that will show up when you insert the SD card into your computer.
Alternatively, you can create a file called network.ini on the boot partition (or just copy the existing sample file). Assuming that you’re looking to use DHCP, you would add the following stanza to the file:
[wlan0] ssid=NameOfYourNetwork passphrase=YourNetworkPassword
With this done, simply save the file and boot up your Raspberry Pi.