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Questions tagged [fbi]

FBI stands for **f**rame**b**uffer **i**mageviewer. This tag should be used for issues regarding issues specific to both FBI and the Raspberry Pi.

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Open An Image on Host While SSH'ed?

I'm SSHing into my raspberry pi 3 and would like to display and image or video that's being stored on the pi on the monitor its connected to. Not the monitor of the computer I'm using to SSH. How ...
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Shell script with loop, camera and fbi

I want to write a shell script which regularly / continuously captures images from a webcamera (via fswebcam) e.g. every second and show it then on the screen using fbi. In this way I want to have a ...
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fbi application frozen and/or raspi frozen?

I'm running an electronic photoframe based on a Pi Zero W running Stretch lite 2018-11-13. The photoframe boots the auto login and starts a script that run "fbi" in loop to display images found in a ...
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slideshow (png+mp4) and faster boot

I have rpi zero w as my photo frame project. It is an raspberry pi zero w + spi display 320x480 (via framebuffer) and raspbian lite (no X11) I am using FBI to display images in slideshow manner, and ...
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How to allow non-root access to /dev/tty7

I have problems running fbi without sudo. As user pi running fbi -noverbose -nocomments -T 7 -1 -t 10 test.jpg or fbi -noverbose -nocomments -T 1 -1 -t 10 test.jpg I get an error /dev/tty7: ...
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How to hide desktop to show only black screen

How to hide desktop or to show black screen so I can display images and videos by fbi and omxplayer without seeing desktop when next image is loaded?
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Block script excecution when fbi is displaying image

I use omxplayer for videos and fbi for images. My problems is that when command fbi run the nex command will run at the same time. How can I serialize the fbi commands so that images and videos are ...
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Block Raspberry Pi from quitting fbi fullscreen (HDMI) to command line

I'm developing a parking control system in Python 3 which runs in headless mode at the Raspberry Pi startup and uses one RFID reader, one Barcode reader and many other devices but they really don't ...
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How to start Xorg while showing splashscreen?

I'm creating a simple device with a Raspberry Pi and a touchscreen display connected to it. On boot, I want to show a loading image (a simple gif or jpg) while X is starting. Then a chromium-browser ...
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Is it possible to disable the boot messages and terminal on the PiTFT while using fbcp

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3, and I set it up with the Adafruit 3.2 resistive TFT screen. I am using the fbcp setup so that frambuffer0 is being copied onto the screen. I would like a custom image on ...
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fbi slideshow with find command input

I have script with command fbi -t 10 -T 2 $(find /images -iname "*.jpg" ) Its start fbi with good looking process with proper filenames because i compared with command: fbi -t 10 -T 2 *.jpg But ...
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Automatically start video and/or photos after boot

I'd like to use my raspberry pi3 to automatically show some videos or pictures in a folder after boot. At the current state, even only pictures are ok, even if I'd like to have both. For pictures I ...
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Using fbi - No such file or directory

I installed fbi on my Raspberry Pi Zero and I'm trying to display a picture using sudo fbi -T 2 -d /dev/fb1 - noverbose -a testpic1.jpg It then displays a black screen with Open testpic1.jpg: No ...
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Displaying still images controlled by GPIO buttons

Current situation: a simple imageviewer in a loop. I'm displaying still images by using the framebuffer via fbi. I generate the list of images by a simple script right before firing it up. It runs ...