Version added 20-Jun-2018| Modified 20-May-2019

You are now ready to build the webOS image and flash it to the target device.


Perform the following steps:


  1. Add the native app to the build recipe file.

    • File name :

    • Directory : build-webos/meta-webosose/meta-webos/recipes-core/packagegroups

    • Updates to be made : Add the native app name to RDEPENDS _ $ {PN} =

    RDEPENDS_${PN} = " \
      activitymanager \
      audiod \
      ... \
      ${VIRTUAL-RUNTIME_appinstalld} \

    For more details, please see Yocto project reference manual.


  2. Build the webOS image using the following commands.

    build-webos$ source oe-init-build-env
    build-webos$ bitbake webos-image


  3. Flash the generated webOS image to the SD card.

    Path to image: build-webos/BUILD/deploy/images/raspberrypi3/webos-image-raspberrypi3-master-yyyymmddhhmmss.rpi-sdimg

    build-webos/BUILD/deploy/images/raspberrypi3$ sudo dd bs=4M if=webos-image-raspberrypi3-master-yyyymmddhhmmss.rpi-sdimg of=/dev/sdc

    After rebooting, the native app is available on the Launcher.

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