the_geezer
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picture Frame

Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:22 pm

im not sureif this has been done but i have a spare 19inch monitor i would like to turn into a digital photoframe

is the any software to do this

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Jim JKla
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Re: picture Frame

Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:51 pm

Easy but what kind of monitor is it?

If it's VGA conecting to a RPi becomes your issue
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Re: picture Frame

Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:08 pm

the monitor has a DVI and vga
i was going to us a DVI to HDMi

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Re: picture Frame

Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:16 pm

HDMI to DVI cables work fine.
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Re: picture Frame

Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:29 pm

Build it as a website display with the browser ;)
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Re: picture Frame

Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:37 pm

Quick and dirty solution...

Enable a screensaver and configure it to rotate through a slideshow of your pictures.

Then just walk away and wait for the screensaver to start.

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Re: picture Frame

Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:23 pm

And there's lot's more non of which are right or wrong just different. ;)
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