GT-1P Control Center Adjust touch sensitivity and backlight brigthness on your GT-1P module. GT-1P Control Center_icon

This tool (GT-1P Control Center) provides a quick and easy way to adjust brightness and touch sensitivity via USB on a PC running Linux. Two downloads are available for this application. It was developed on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Linux so a “standalone” version is available for the original distro. The source code for this tool is also available (dependent packages may need to be installed prior to compilation).

GT-1P Control Center diagram
Download Update: 02-07-2018  Control Center Ver.1.0
Download Update: 02-07-2018  Source Code Version

System Requirements:

  • Embedded Linux
    With GTK+ 3 and libusb installed (for source code version)
  • USB Communication Port
  • 120KB of hard drive space

Application Setup for Standalone Version

  1. Download the Control Center tar file.
  2. Move “Control_Center_V1_0.tar” onto your Debian-based Linux system.
    1. It is recommended to save the file in a new folder in the “/home/pi” directory.
  3. Open the terminal.
  4. Navigate to the “Control_Center_V1_0.tar file using the “cd <Destination Path>” command
  5. Type the following commands:
    1. tar -xvf Control_Center_V1_0.tar
    2. chmod +x controlcenter
    3. sudo ./controlcenter
  6. Now the Control Center application should be running on your Linux system.


Applicable Display Models:

  • GT800X480A-1303P

Tested Operating Systems / Devices for Standalone Version:

  • Raspbian Linux
  • Ubuntu MATE
  • Beaglebone Black

Screen Capture


  • This tool is supplied “as is” without warranty.
  • It’s possible to fail or malfunction under a specific combination of peripherals and PC or operating system.

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