Guides and How-tos

Below are a few "quick start" documents, to get you up and running with Commotion fast. For community organizing, learning and planning activities, see the full Commotion Construction Kit.

For choosing routers and hardware for your network

For installing and setting up Commotion for the first time:

For the different ways to set up Commotion hardware - by itself, with connections to the Internet or other networks, with local servers, or with multiple nodes on a building:

Guides to using local applications on your network:

For installing your Commotion nodes permanently on rooftops or in buildings:

For setting up an installation environment - for example, with certain MikroTik routers:</strong>

For technical tips, tweaks and everything else, see the General Resources section of the Commotion Wiki.


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Commotion Guides and How-tos are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Please share any derivative works with the Commotion community by emailing the Commotion-discuss list, or Tweeting with the hashtag #commotion.