Installation From Source

Installing MATRIX HAL From Source

Make sure you have setup your MATRIX Creator or MATRIX Voice before continuing.

Before starting, ensure you have access to the terminal of your Raspberry Pi via an SSH-session or connect a screen, mouse, and keyboard. Once you've opened the terminal, insert and run the following commands.

Add the MATRIX repository and key.

curl | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb $(lsb_release -sc) main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/matrixlabs.list

Update your repository and packages.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Install the MATRIX init package and tools needed to build MATRIX HAL.

sudo apt-get install cmake g++ git libfftw3-dev wiringpi libgflags-dev matrixio-creator-init

Clone, build, and install MATRIX HAL.

cd ~/
git clone
cd matrix-creator-hal
mkdir build
cd build
cmake ..
make -j4 && sudo make install

Reboot your device.

sudo reboot

Helpful Information

MATRIX HAL header files are installed in /usr/local/include/matrix_hal.

The compiled MATRIX HAL library file is installed in /usr/local/lib/

Next Steps

Now that MATRIX HAL is properly installed, learn how to create and compile your own MATRIX programs here.