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Raspberry Pi as a Digtial Signage

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Modify /etc/rc.local , the startx does exactly that starts X windows to give you the login page

setTerm prevents the monitor from going blank

 

if lightdm is controlling the screen then set it of

/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf

 

Set the Monitor and the pi not to power down or blank the screen

/etc/kbd/config

Set inittab to run the terminal and bypass the login

/etc/inittab

 

Install unclutter to get rid of the mouse

 

If your are using LXDE tell LXDE to not the blank the screen and not to turn on a screen saver, and to run midori in full screen kiosk mode and point it to the web service you want.

you also have to install x11-server-utils this allows you to control the screen saver functionality

modify or create

/etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart