OpenMediaVault-4 No GUI Issue

Published by Harish Kumar on

In this segment we are going to show you “How you can resolve openmediavault no GUI” for single board computers all models.

 What is OpenMediaVault ?

OpenMediaVault (OMV) is a free Linux distribution designed for Network-Attached Storage (NAS). 
The project’s lead developer is Volker Theile, who instituted it in 2009. OMV is based on the Debian operating system, and is licensed through the GNU General Public License v3.


>/ Software need to Download

omv   etcher  Sdcard    putty   wireless-network-watcher.png   WinSCP
 Equipment Equipment Required :
Equipment Raspberry Pi all models
Equipment Micro SD Card 8 GB
Equipment Power Supply
Equipment Ethernet Cord for LAN Connection

Equipment Keyboard

Equipment External Hard Drive or USB Drive

    Equipment Optional :
Equipment Raspberry Pi Case

Equipment Mouse

openmediavault Access OMV Web Interface

  • To access the OpenMediaVault Web Interface we need to find the IP Address of our Raspberry PI.
  • To find out the IP we will use the Wireless Network Watcher and it will display the IP as shown below.


  • Type this IP Address to your browser and it will open the login page.
  • Now, you need to enter the username & password and login to your OpenMediaVault.
OpenMediaVault Address = Your Raspberry Pi IP Address 
In my case
Default Username : admin
Default Password : openmediavault


  • Note : But in our case we are not able to see the Login Page of OpenMediaVault.

openmediavault Resolve openmediavault No GUI Issue

  • To resolve no GUI issue we need to connect raspberry pi to monitor with keyboard attached.
  • Then, we need to upgrade & update our system.
sudo apt-get upgrade 
sudo apt-get update
  • Once update finish the we need to type the command to access omv-firstaid.
  • After that we need to configure network interface by pressing Enter.


openmediavault Configure Network Interface

configure ipv4
Disable ipv6
Enable WOL service

openmediavault Configure Web Control Panel

Select port 80 and press Enter
  • or you can choose according to your requirement.

openmediavault Accessing OMV Web Interface

  • Now you can easily access your openmediavault web interface on IP Address:80.
  • You can change the port number according to your requirement..

openmediavault OMV Configuration

  1. First of all change Auto logout to Disabled.
  2. Now, Change the Web Administrative Password.
  3. After that we need to navigate to services to SSH enable Permit root login.
  4. Now open Terminal and Start Typing these Commands

Now, you are all set to access your Openmediavault.
Enjoy using Openmediavault
Smile (“_”)

Harish Kumar

As a founder of the PcMac YouTube channel and website, Our goal is to provide Free Technical help to people and spread knowledge to everyone.


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