Getting Started with Hifiberry Roon

hi folks

possibly dumb question…but im trying to get my hifiberry DAC+Pro (XLR) working. Ive installed from the hifiberry Roon 1.3 image, and logged on using pi/hifiberry, but now im at a command prompt

pi@raspberrypy:

and cant get any further…starx doesn’t do anything, nor start anything else. any ideas? Or is does this roon run “headless”?

thanks for reading…

If it’s a RoonReady image you shouldnt need to do anything except connect it to the network and power it on. It should show up in Roon.

Are you following their guide? https://www.hifiberry.com/build/guides/how-to-run-a-roon-bridge-on-a-hifiberry-dac-equipped-raspberry-pi/

thanks for getting back to me.

so when i get to

everything should be up and running? if so, the RBpi was not showing up in Roon. Am i wrong in understanding that the roon.dmg does not install a roon bridge (as per guide) but a Roon endpoint?

the HifiBerry Roon client does indeed run “headless” (no real need for a screen once its installed). I was just failing to enable it in Roon, via

Roon/Settings/Audio/

(where the HifiBerry DAC+ sits waiting to be enabled, once installed)

thanks for your help steve.

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