Display relates to the use and output of display systems for the Rasberry Pi. The built-in video connectors are HDMI, RCA composite (yellow plug), and a 4-pole 3.5 mm jack.

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Why won't PI 2 Model B switch from 2.8 piftf to HDMI?

I successfully got my PiTFT to work on my Raspberry PI 2 Model B, but now I need to switch my PI to monitor display temporarily and then switch back to PiTFT. So, I can make much needed Rasbpian ...
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piTFT 2.8 TouchScreen capacitive display TOUCHSCREEN feature does not work

On Raspberry PI 2 Model B, I am using 2.8 piTFT capacitive display. Plus, I used DIY installer helper on the adafruit website. Everything seem to have installed correctly and the screen comes up ...
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Adjust brightness of 7 inch Waveshare display

Is it possible to control the brightness or switch on and off the backlight of an Waveshare display via command line or a script? I'm using the 7 inch version (rev2.1) with a resolution of 1024x600 ...
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Why PiTFT - 2.8" TFT 320 x 240 screen is blank or just gray?

On my Raspberry PI 2 Model B, I am using PiTFT - 2.8" TFT 320 x 240 touchscreen. I have the latest Raspbian running, but for some reason my PiTFT is completely gray or blank. However, if I connect the ...
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JHD204A - 20x4 dispay

I got a jhd 20x4 digital display last week and tried to setup with my Raspberry pi. After performing the setup the Backlight dispay comes up but when I send some message that is not getting reflected. ...
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RPi 7" touch display gives bad touch coord after reboot

I've got a fullscreen pygame app being run on boot, and it looks like the touch coords it gets immediately after boot are bad. pos = pygame.mouse.get_pos() For instance, if I touch in the center of ...
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How many of the GPIO pins PiTFT - 2.8" TFT 320 x 240 CapacitiveTouchscreen uses?

I am planning on using the PiTFT - 2.8" TFT 320 x 240 CapacitiveTouchscreen with my Raspberry PI 2 Model B with 40 GPIO pins and would like to know how many of the 26 GPIO pins it uses even though it ...
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Connecting a Raspberry Pi 3 to an iMac

I just got my first Raspberry Pi and I was wondering how I can use an iMac as a display for NOOBS. I tried connecting an HDMI cable to the Raspberry Pi and connecting the other side to a Mini Display ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 no longer connects to screen

I am the proud owner of a Raspberry Pi 2. I have had it for a while now with no major hiccoughs however today I noticed it no longer connected to my 10yr old TV, via HDMI. I have tested it on another ...
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Render OpenGL full HD faster than 24fps on Raspberry Pi 3?

I want to use my Raspberry Pi 3 to render 2D graphics. I'm writing the software in C++ and I use the SDL2 library, which uses OpenGL. I enabled the video driver using the raspi-config command. When ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 component video output doesn't work

I have searched a lot of online solutions for this issue, but it's not been solved. So here is my setup: no HDMI cable connected to board I have use multimeter to test the real audio cable on my ...
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Making 7" display work for OpenWrt

I have a 7" 800 x 480 touch display connected via the internal display connector (DSI) of my Rasperry Pi 2. The display is automatically recognized by Raspbian. When I boot OpenWrt, the display ...
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Using PiTFT touchscreen along with Real-Time-Clock module

I am working with Raspberry PI 2 Model B and I have worked out the interfacing of Real-Time-Clock Interface with GPIO pinouts. However, now I am running into problems. I want to use the PiTFT - 2.8" ...
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Touch Screen LCD part from Navigation for Raspberry Pi

Has anyone tried to use spare display parts to connect to Pi? I took a display part from Mio Moov S500 navigation, and look for a board to accept 45 pin ribbon cable from the display. So far, there'...
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Start GUI while running a terminal aplication

I have a python application that logs data from connected sensors. Most of the time it just sits there logging data. If power is lost and regained, I want it to start this application automatically so ...
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I am looking for a way to use my old samsung galaxy note 3 as the touchscreen for my raspberry pi

I have an old galaxy note 3 and I was looking to use that to replace the radio head unit in my car. I want to have the raspberry pi run the system and the galaxy note would basically be the screen for ...
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What will I need to make display work with Pi Zero?

At first, sorry for this noob question, I am total newbie in Raspberry and I want to hear from experienced people. I ordered Pi Zero without any accessories and I want to know if I will need some ...
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RaspberryPi.Net Libary LCD Display

So my problem is, that we want to control a LCD (HD44780) Display with our Raspberry Pi Model B V1.1. The Libary seems to have a support for it. But there only seems to be one example in the whole web....
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Display disappears when I connect external HDD

I am completely new to raspberry pi.I have a raspberry pi2 and have loaded the raspbian linux that came with it. Now i want to use my old sata hdd for which i have bought a 3.5 inch casing(which works ...
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KeDei LCD version 6.0 with Raspberry Pi 3 driver problem

I got KeDei LCD with version 6.0 and inserted this to my raspberry pi 3 When I install drivers or images, after reboot i see on this display, how system load, and then screen become white. I tried ...
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LCD 3.2" don't work, i see only white screen

I bought LCD 3.2" from bangood for my raspi PI 2 B, and i follow [this][2] guide, but when i launch command : sudo ./LCD32‐show return nothing, as if he load anithing anyone can you help me please?...
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Reduce lag over VNC server

I am running a traffic Light/Line detection script on my Raspberry Pi 3. Thing is, as the script runs I have to adjust image thresholding values and see their output so as to obtain a desired binary ...
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16x2 LCD Display on RPi via I2C/SPI Backpack

I have bought the following two items: 16x2 Basic LCD Adafruit I2C / SPI character LCD backpack which I have soldered together and got working nicely on my Arduino Uno, however, I have had less ...
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Board sign from LED strips

I'm trying to build a sign board made of LED strips, just like this I found a ton of examples on controlling a single strip and also examples using the adafruit premade led boards (16x32), but no ...
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How to connect such display to raspberry pi gpio?

I'm a newbie to electronics and recently found a transparent oled and want to connect it to a raspberry pi as a screen. How do I do that? There's the link to the display specifications: https://m....
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Does the “Raspberry Pi Touch Display” work with regular kernel?

Firstly, please excuse if this question seems bit noobish, I just started thinking about getting Raspberry PI, I don't have any experience neither with it nor with ARM platform (well, my phone, but ...
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Is there any display bigger than 15 cm (6 inches)? [closed]

I'm looking for a display to show 2 single lines of text, at least 15cm (6 inches) to be conected to my raspberry pi. I don't mind if display is LCD or OLED, or any.. I don't need touchable device. ...
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I am very confused about HDMI to VGA converting. Will this cable work?

I have an VGA monitor. I'm looking forward to buy an HDMI to VGA converter, looking like this. But, I have readed on many forums that cable like that won't work or burn my RPi, and some say that it'll ...
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setterm: terminal xterm-256color does not support --blank

Since installing the latest build of Raspbian onto my Rasberry Pi 3, I've been getting the following error: setterm: terminal xterm-256color does not support --blank setterm: cannot (un)set powersave ...
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Can I use my MacBook display as a monitor for a Raspberry Pi?

This question have been asked so many times, and every time the conversation switches to the SSH or VNS. Can I connect a Raspberry Pi (3 in my case) to the MacBook through the HDMI port and use the ...
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XBMC on HDMI while Xorg on Official DSI Raspberry display

I have an RPi running Xorg Desktop environment on the official DSI display. Is it possible to have XBMC/Kodi or other software working on the HDMI output simultaneously?
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Simultaneous SSH and monitor

Can I SSH into my Pi and have a monitor reflect the activity? Is there a way to force a refresh of the monitor via SSH? My setup doesn't include a keyboard so SSH is my current option.
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OSMC / Raspberry Pi 2 dual display w/ HDMI and Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 setup with OSMC media center running. It works great. I can use either HDMI or the 7" Raspberry Pi Touch Screen Display. With one display or the other it works great! However, ...
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Controlling 16x2 LCD display from GPIO pins

I have a 16x2 LCD display connected to the GPIO pins of my raspberry PI, and I have got it working using Python code from an online tutorial. However, my end goal is to have it running with my own (...
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My tv loses the signal while playing retropie

I have got Retropie working and was testing an PS1 emulator. All was fine for 10 minutes or so, then lost the signal to the TV. After restarted the RPi and loaded up the emulator again the same ...
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After my Pi boot and enters the desktop, the screen turns blank moments later

My Pi used to work fine. Now every time I turn it on, the screen turns black right after I get a glimpse of the desktop. However, the screen does not enter sleep. The Pi is connected via hdmi to a dvi ...
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Use Touchscreen and MF-RC522 via SPI simultaneously

So recently I've been testing the official 7" touchscreen and everything went ok. But after adding the last update of the bcm2835 library to use the SPI port in order to use the MF-RC522 board, the ...
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Adjusting the Brightness of the Official Touchscreen Display

Is there a way to adjust the brightness of the official touchscreen display? I couldn't find a definite answer. I'm running the latest release of Raspbian Jessie.
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20x4 LCD Shield for Pi?

I'm attempting to build a user interface that provides minimal access to only a few crucial configuration options (network config, host name, reset defaults, etc). I have a SainSmart 20x4 LCD that I'...
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Brightness control or toggle of backlight on ads7846 TFT touchscreen?

I have a 3.5" ads7846 based touchscreen for my Pi from Waveshare. Is it possible to toggle the backlight and/or change the brightness?
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Wire raspberry pi tft display, so as to keep the GPIO pins available for use

I got this product: http://www.amazon.com/PiTFT-Plus-480x320-Touchscreen-Raspberry/dp/B017PDWNKE?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00 I would like to make it work ...
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Will this 3,2" touch screen work with Raspberry 2?

I bought a 3,2" touch screen which was advertised (German website) for Raspbery and ODroid-C1: Wird einfach auf den ODROID-C1 oder Raspberry Pi Einplatinencomputer aufgesteckt! Translated: ...
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Black frame around 1080p screen

I purchased several Raspberry Pi 3s, reading the spec that their max resolution was 1920x1080. I purchased several HP 22uh monitors to go with these, knowing their max resolution matches this. On ...
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GStreamer video on DSI screen without X

I'm using the official (DSI) touchscreen and want to use GStreamer to display video output on it. What is the appropriate sink to use if no X-server is running?
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Multi Display configured to cube like format?

I was wondering if there was any program or way for a pi/alternative SBC to output to several displays 4-6 as a single canvas. The wrinkle is that this single canvas needs to wrap around as if each ...
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Too Zoomed In On HDMI

After I sorted the RGB color issues, I found that even with overscan enabled, I was stupidly zoomed in. I had a look in /boot/config.txt but I am a novice and don't know what to edit.
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A simple display for Raspberry Pi 2 B+

I want to use RasPi to display continously some simple data (like today's weather). The thing is that I don't want to use this screen to display the Raspian console on it. I would like to control the ...
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Can PaPiRus serve as normal display for Raspberry Pi? (ePaper / eInk Screen HAT)

Can PaPiRus - ePaper / eInk Screen HAT for Raspberry Pi - work as normal default display? I would be happy to see terminal when Linux is booting and later login and use terminal. Starting X would be ...
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Pygame not showing on Piftf display on boot

I'm currently creating a portable Pipboy project and want the python program to run when I turn the Pi on. I have a python script running on boot and I'm using a 2.8" TFT as my display (plugged in via ...
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Touchscreen not working for 7" HDMI display

I have a 7" HDMI display with touchscreen from Adafruit. I connected it via HDMI and USB (for power and probably for transferring some touch data). Everything is working well except the touchscreen ...