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by swendl
Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Photo Frame-LCD Monitor Won't Display Images After Sleeping
Replies: 5
Views: 1499

Re: Photo Frame-LCD Monitor Won't Display Images After Sleep

I found the answer, at least in my situation. After waking the monitor with tvservice -p you need to issue this command: fbset -depth 16 && fbset -depth 32 (the final number refers to the target color depth you want - in my case, 32). This does the trick for me. Good luck.
by swendl
Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Photo Frame-LCD Monitor Won't Display Images After Sleeping
Replies: 5
Views: 1499

Photo Frame-LCD Monitor Won't Display Images After Sleeping

I am a Linux neophyte who is learning bit by bit, thanks to the RPi. I'm trying to repurpose an old Gateway 19" LCD monitor as a digital photo frame, using the frame buffer as the display driver. The photo source is the Photostream folder on my Windows PC, connected via samba to the pi, which enable...
by swendl
Mon Feb 04, 2013 4:26 am
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Motion sensitive photo frames
Replies: 10
Views: 12794

Re: Motion sensitive photo frames

Hi - did you use laptop LCDs or desktop monitor units? If the latter I'd be interested in seeing how you arranged and connected things in such a relatively thin package. Do you have this information posted somewhere?

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