Display relates to the use and output of display systems for the Rasberry Pi. The built-in video connectors are HDMI and RCA composite (yellow plug).

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No Screens Found Error

I am trying to get my AOC e1649Fwu USB monitor to work on my Raspberry Pi. I was following this tutorial, and got through all of the steps except building raspberry kernel image. It was discussed ...
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Force output to different display (PiTFT)

I recently install the PiTFT on my Pi. Works great for X and I am able to have it work as a boot console. My question is how to I force an application that runs from the terminal e.g. mame, mame4all ...
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I see no splash screen or output on one specific monitor

...using raspbian wheezy edition (the original back when it was new and sid was the only alternative), a 32" HD tv and a little 7" HD tv THE PROBLEM With the little 7" hdmi tv, this one SD card ...
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LED board connected to raspberry pi

I've been searching for a little while for an LED light board for a while now that is easily compatible with the raspberry pi that I could use an arduino to my raspberry pi and then use my raspberry ...
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Driver for these SPI TFT displays?

I have some old SPI TFT screens with the uncommon chipset like SPFD5408A and EPSON S1D15G10. I want to use it as a main screen. (if possible) Can i use/modify from the fbtft(notro) or anyway i can do ...
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Difference between LCD Displays

I was using a Hitachi HD44780 display hooked up to GPIO pins. Sadly, it got damaged and, in a rush, I had to get a different one. It is a ADM1602U serial enabled display. However I don't plan to use ...
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can i connect LCD to Breadboard without header pins [on hold]

I am trying to connect 16X2 LCD into a breadboard and then make the display work through the PI. but i don't have 0.1 male headers. can i replace the pin headers by inserting wire only the metal part, ...
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Installing VNC server in raspberry pi

I got my raspberry pi couple of days back and am looking to use my laptop for display, mouse and keyboard, I have heard that, it is possible through installing VNC server in Raspberry pi. Can anyone ...
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Degree symbol on LCD [closed]

Strings' encoding in Python 2.7 is hard to me. I'd like to show 0°C on a display. I've found little manual for my display, but weather = '%s%sC' % (str(temperature), chr(223)) ...
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Is there any way to get redshift to work?

I'm a fan of the f.lux program but I couldn't find any way to install it on the arm architecture. However, there is an alternative called Redshift. Redshift installed fine; however, when I run it, it ...
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Can I set the desktop to automatically lock the screen after a specified duration of inactivity?

I have installed a screensaver (slock) so that when I click on the screenlock icon in the lower right-hand corner of the desktop, the desktop locks out until I enter my password. I would like to take ...
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Keyboard not working with HDMI

I am trying to connect keyboard on my raspberry pi alongwith hdmi. But when i connect keyboard to the rpi, hdmi stops working and vice versa. But they both are working alone but not together. Any ...
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How to sort out display on Raspberry Pi?

I am running Raspbian on my raspberry pi, and have it plugged in to a vga display via a converter. The display is way to zoomed in, and I wondered how to fix that. When I run /opt/vc/bin/tvservice -s ...
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Getting a Mimo Monitor working with Raspberry Pi

This isn't a question, as I have finally figured out how to get this all to work. I've had to break the links because I don't have enough reputation. sigh. Instructions to use Mimo Monitors UM-710 ...
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Will this 800 x 480 resolution display be readable/usable?

I have small 9-inch 800x480 display with RCA port and I would like to use it with the Raspberry Pi booting Raspbian. How readable/usable it will be? Does it require scrolling to see other parts of ...
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Running a xinit from a perl script

I have a perl script that generates the X,Y and brightness coordinate for a motion starfield. It very basic at the moment with basic orbits just for testing. I don't want the system to boot to a ...
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Text size on my monitor

The text on my monitor is extremely small, almost unreadable.I downloaded the NOOBS software, I am using an HDMI lead and a television monitor with HDMI input. Also trying to run the Scratch program ...
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Control a SainSmart 20x4 LCD?

I've got some SainSmart 20x4 LCD left over from my Arduino projects and I wanted to check if and how it's possible to get them running with an Raspberry Pi. I've come across this question. ...
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Video glasses suitably capable of reading pdf

We have seen a couple of RPi + video glasses combo's the last year. A lot of them wanted some kind of AR result, with a monocular display. My use case, however, would be different. Basically, I would ...
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How to make desktop computer display RPi's desktop via HDMI?

I just bought RPi and installed Raspbian on it and I'm pretty new to the topic. My current setup at home does not contain a display with HDMI connection (it has VGA and I don't have a VGA-HDMI ...
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How do I get a GUI program to run before the login screen?

I have a Python (Tkinter) GUI program that displays fullscreen and shows some pictures. I want the following functionality: When the Pi is booted up, the python program is run with the appropriate ...
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What steps would I need to take to use a kindle fire screen with my RPi?

I have a first-generation Kindle Fire and a RPi. The Kindle Fire screen has a LVDS interface. The Kindle Fire runs a modified version of an Android OS. As background, I have moderate experience in ...
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Display board using raspberry pi

I have to make a display board using raspberry pi. The display board will be showing some sort of counter and 1920x1080 32 inch LCD screen will be used for display. Thus I have decided to use pygame ...
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Redirect a GTK application's output to the HDMI device

My PI is plugged into an HDMI monitor but I'm logged into it over SSH ( I just want to launch a 'status display' application and leave it running) I can run "sudo startx &" and I see the GUI ...
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Screen Frozen despite RPI working

I have set up my Raspberry Pi to display the contents of an Ice weasel tab permanently. However, the screen has now frozen and I can't seem to recover it. The raspberry pi is still on and functioning ...
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Will this LCD touch panel work with RPi

I am come across this nice looking affordable touch screen lcd panel http://za.rs-online.com/web/p/lcd-colour-displays/7812992 and was wondering if it would be compatible with the RPi. It seems as if ...
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“Jumping” screen image

I am running a Raspberry Pi with GNU/Linux Debian (Squeeze). The monitor I am using has a DVI-D input which I connect to the Pi with a HDMI cable and a DVI-D / HDMI adapter. I use this setup as one ...
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LCD with RTC and GPS

I have purchased a LCD board, a real time clock board, and a GPS board. I have soldered the LCD onto the breakout board as instructed and put the realtime clock together following the tutorials. At ...
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“Cant open display” error message

I need to run Midori automatically on power on. If I run it via: /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart it launches OK but seems to get launched twice So I then tried launching it from /etc/rc.local ...
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How do I automate removal and re-enabling overscan as I move the pi between hdmi and TV?

I use my Pi (with raspbian) in two locations, at the desk I have a DVI-D monitor hooked to the HDMI output and in the livingroom there is a big old thick television using PAL composite.. I would like ...
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Receiving messages from my phone

I'd like to have my Raspberry Pi receive messages from my (i)phone. This question is kinda the opposite of what I want. I want to send a text message (possibly to an email) to parse on my ...
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“cannot open display” with PuTTY

I am controlling my PI through my PC (wich is running Windows 7) using Putty to type in commands and tightvnc viewer to access the GUI. I can launch programs with the TightVNC viewer GUI or TightVNC ...
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Larger Touch Screen Displays

I was hoping to find a larger touchscreen display that will work with my Raspberry Pi. I wanted to make a "kitchen use" kiosk for looking up recipes, watching cooking shows etc. I was hoping to find a ...
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Wire Raspberry Pi to 7'' TFT LCD?

I recently purchased a used TFT LCD screen for the sole purpose of tinkering. Additionally, I have a Raspberry Pi and would like to know if it's possible to wire these two together. This is the LCD. ...
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How to Wake the Raspbery Pi Display Without Disabling The Screensaver

People have asked how to disable the screen from going blank or to sleep, but I have a slightly different question. I would like to be able to remotely wake a sleeping or blank display, but then ...
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xcalib not working on Raspberry Pi

We have a use for a lot of Pis powering a monitoring wall where we have a whole lot of dashboards that we are monitoring. This setup requires that our monitors invert their colours every 30 minutes ...
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How do I create a portable Raspbmc?

I just moved my Raspbmc to a different monitor and the display did not come up as the new monitor supported < 1920x1080. Is there a way to get raspxbmc to detect new monitors and scale ...
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1080p Pygame Output?

I've been working with pygame and keep running into the issue that I can't get it to output video at 1080p. The available video resolutions I get from pygame.display.list_modes() is [(1600, 1200), ...
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Using gource on the Raspberry Pi

gource is a software version control visualization tool that I would like to use with Git. I've installed it on my Raspberry Pi (sudo apt-get install gource), but unfortunately when I run it I get ...
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bitmap display programming in C [closed]

I have been working in DOS in the stoneage with C graphics. I want to display a bitmap that is computed as an array in the format my_bytes(x,y). In dos an fixed pointer address to the hardware bitmap ...
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How do I connect the Raspberry Pi to a TV with limited input options?

I have a new LG TV. This TV has: 1 HDMI input that is used for a second display on my desktop PC 1 VGA that is used for a second display on my MacBook Pro 1 SCART input (is free) 1 compositor with 5 ...
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uTOLED-20-G2 display compatibility

This might be a touch specific, but does anyone know if the 4D Systems uTOLED-20-G2 can be used as a display? They make an adapter but I cannot locate any info and the documentation for the adapter ...
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Raspberry Pi HDMI no signal

I've just got my raspberry pi. When I first tried, everything went on well, I got the image on me TV and I tried to set wireless connections. But when I was trying, the screen suddenly displayed "no ...
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How can I set LXDE to 1080p?

According to my monitor, my Pi is outputting at 1080p, but the LXDE desktop is only rendering at 720p. How can I fix LXDE to match?
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Why wont the Pi recognize my TV when I plug it in after boot?

Currently I am using a relatively new Westinghouse TV with my RasPi. It works perfectly with one caveat, I need to boot with it plugged in to the HDMI for it to work. I run my Pi headless most of ...
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Purple tint using Raspbmc / XBian

I installed Raspbmc and everything is working fine except for the purple tint. (Also happening in XBian) The Raspberry Pi is connected to the tv via HDMI. The HDMI cable works fine when connected to ...
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Play video using XBMC in raspbmc displays OpenGLSpectrum instead of video

As question mentioned, when I try play a video in XBMC (my distro is: raspbmc), it play sound and display OpenGL Spectrum instead of display video content ! Can you tell me how to fix this?
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No output on HDMI display, but it works on Video

I use my HDMI slot every time I plug my Raspberry Pi in. But I plugged it in the other day, and my monitor just said No Signal. So I plugged it in via Video, and it works. I just don't want to use ...
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On Raspbmc, play 1080p video full screen on 1080p TV

I just setup Raspbmc on my Raspberry PI which I am using as HTPC. I had installed Raspbian and custom built XBMC earlier and it served the purpose. I liked Raspbmc for its unified packaging and ...
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Raspberry Pi Video Output

Is there any way for me to use my laptop screen as a screen for my Pi (Model B)? The cost of a HDMI to VGA converter as well as a good monitor with HDMI connectivity are a little high. I have a ...