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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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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 ...