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 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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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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Display image in cli (with python on rpi) FBI, FIM, Pillow, Wand etc

I have managed to display an image on the screen attached to my pi using FBI with the command sudo fbi -a -noverbose -T 2 /home/pi/image.jpeg, however it seems to cause some issues where it crashes ...
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How to display an image full screen on my second monitor (raspberry pi 4)

I am using RPi 4 and running two monitors. I want to display an image on the second screen using Python or Linux command line. I have tried but I couldn't do this with fbi(it displays on the both).
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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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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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Ending a Raspberry Pi Slideshow with fbi

I've made a digital picture frame using Raspbian booting to the command line interface. I invoke a slideshow with the following command after logging in with SSH with my mac: ssh pi@<IPaddress> ...
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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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Digital Frame with RaspberryPi zero

I'm building a Digital Frame with a Raspberry Pi Zero W. To do that, I bought a LCD Panel and I connected it to my Raspberry Pi Zero W. I use Raspbian Lite because I don't want to use all Pi Zero ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...