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As you may already know, version 0.8 of openFrameworks will include support for RaspberryPi among other armV6 and armV7 linux powered devices (PandaBoard, beagleBone…). If you cannot wait till the release, here I put together a couple of useful links:

The official guide: To not get lost, they explain how to install and get running the examples. The steps are:

Install and expand the image. on OSX: (

Update the system. (sudo apt-get clean; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade)

Install Git. (sudo apt-get install git-core binutils)

Clone the repository.

Run the scripts and compile the library.

After that, you will be able to compile the examples and your own code (with a small trick), you will have to copy the Makefile to your home folder and from there to all your apps’ folders.

Here’s a video with a custom app running:

Download the code here: