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SPE Library Goldelox for Raspberry Pi

4D Systems Raspberry Pi Library for SPE Goldelox

Library for the Raspberry Pi to allow easy communication between 4D Intelligent Display modules running Serial Environment programmed from Workshop 4, and the Raspberry Pi.

This library is also required for the Raspberry Pi demo programs.

Installation of SPE Library Goldelox for Raspberry Pi



sudo make install

sudo ldconfig -v

To Uninstall SPE Library Goldelox for Raspberry Pi


sudo make uninstall

Disable Linux from using the Pi Serial Port so the SPE-Goldelox library can instead


  • From terminal, launch leafpad (or your chosen editor) with root:

    sudo leafpad

  • Nagivate to /boot/cmdline.txt and remove the following text (LEAVE everything else intact)

    kgdboc=ttyAMA0,115200 console=tty1

  • Save the file, overwriting the existing one.

  • Navigate and edit /etc/inittab

  • Comment out the bottom line by putting a '#' symbol at the start of it, where the bottom line is:

    T0:23:respawn:/sbin/getty -L ttyAMA0 115200 vt100

  • Save the file, overwriting the existing one

  • Reboot your Raspberry Pi

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