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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Access the display from a python app running as a service

Problem: The code below can't access the display when running as a service. I have my raspi hooked up to a touch screen monitor in the kitchen and I've attached a Passive Infrared sensor to the ...
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LCos Micro Projector [on hold]

Is there any LCoS micro projectors recommended for the raspberry pi? I want to connect a micro projector to my raspberyy pi, but Im not able to find a recommended one.
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Can't get VGA monitor to display anything with passive adapter

I have an old monitor that only takes VGA, a passive adapter from HDMI to VGA and a Raspberry Pi B with the most recent version of Raspbian. I followed this guide: ...
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Change default HDMI mode of monitor output

I'm currently trying to set up my Raspberry Pi with ArchLinuxARM. Everything went fine so far but the display has a horribly low resolution, 640x480! I'm using a HDMI to VGA converter box and an Acer ...
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When using display_rotate=1 half the screen is black

I've setup my Raspberry Pi as a kiosk, on a portrait-mounted HDMI TV. After setting display_rotate=1 and the GPU split to 128MB in /boot/config.txt the screen is now the correct orientation. However ...
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GPIO ground on adafruit TFT hat screen

I recently got this hat screen for my B+. It has headers to use the GPIO pins that aren't used for the screen. The screen works well, but I want to make use of the other GPIO pins. The only problem ...
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Set up my Raspberry Pi B+ with my using my laptop's keyboard and monitor [closed]

I don't have a keyboard or monitor, so I need to use my laptop as a monitor, keyboard and mouse instead. How would this be achieved?
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how to start xclock (or something else) to be displayed on my HDMI device on Raspbian console session?

I have a raspberry pi 2 and installed the Raspbian Version from 2015-05-05. As "boot option" I chose "Console Text console..." because I don't want a full desktop. I logged in from my remote PC via ...
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Power on display results in blank screen

I'm currently trying to write a simple script that turns on and off my monitor connected to the rpi via hdmi-to-dvi cable. I can turn off the monitor without issue using: tvservice -o However when ...
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Kindle's E-Ink display connected to Raspberry Pi B+

I have broken Amazon Kindle with working eInk display and is it possible to connect it to Rasbperry Pi B+?
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RbPi2: Kybd does not reliably wake screen, where's the file?

Raspberry Pi 2, noobs GUI, powered J5create HDMI adaptor going to an old GatewayFPD1750. The Xorg server blanks the screen after about 10 minutes. I can mess with that timing as described here: ...
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e-ink display for raspberry

I would like to display some actual temperatures, humidities, time and maybe some graph permanently on the wall. Does there exist some larger (like 12'') e-ink display for RPi?
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Wiring TFT Display to Raspberry Pi 2

I just need some help wiring this TFT LCD for the Raspberry Pi. I want to use it as a console/x display. I've Googled and read through everything I could find on SE, but I can't apply what I find to ...
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Motorola Lapdock - alternative

Raspberry Pi Can be connected to motorola-lapdock console, and turned into functional laptop. And it is great to have modular hardware to combine by own needs. But for last 3-4 years, lapdock is ...
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Screen Flashing

The screen flashes/blanks randomly, when It flashes, It goes blank and stays in blank for like 2 seconds and screen comes back again. But again after having 1 second of screen, it goes blank again. ...
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How can I use a LCD display with a I2C adapter?

I'd like to try to communicate to a 16x2 LCD display, however whole docs I found assume I should connect the whole pin-out however I got some kind of I2C adapter from mjkdz.com which makes a 4 pin ...
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How to connect 7-segment 4-digits display with Pi?

I would like to connect such a 7-segment 4-digits display (with common anode) to the Raspberry Pi: What's the simplest way to do it with Python for example? Do I need the RPi.GPIO package? Is there ...
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apply video settings for specific monitor model

How can i change the display settings when using a specific monitor model? I frequently use my raspberry pi with different models of monitors, and at home i use a vertical widescreen monitor. i want ...
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suddenly no connection to Raspi and black screen

I have my Raspberry Pi (model B) hooked up via ethernet and everything is working. I usually use ssh with my pi. Every three to four days, I get an error like: ssh: connect to host 192.168.178.52 ...
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Can I connect my Innolux LCD to my TFP401 HDMI/DVI Decoder 40-Pin TTL Breakout?

Setup Raspberry Pi 2 TFP401 HDMI/DVI Decoder to 40-Pin TTL Breakout - Without Touch Innolux 5.6 LCM aSi TFT type LCD I am hoping to be able to connect the Pi2 to the Driver using a small HDMI ...
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Controlling kernel interface 4DPi-32 display

I bought a a SPI controlled display 4DPi-32 [1] and compiled a kernel patched with the driver source [2] provided by the vendor (because the provided deb does not work with RPi2). I had to adapt the ...
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SunFounder Raspberry Pi CPU/RAM Display Mini LCD 84*48 PCD8544 Shield For Model B+/B

this display is driving me nuts! i almost tried all available samples/libraries. the only one i got working was this one https://github.com/ronanguilloux/Raspberry-Pi-Utils all the other ones ...
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Different “Adafruit 16x2 Character LCD + Keypad for Raspberry Pi” Python Libraries & Sunfounder plate

I have the SunFounder I2C interface 16x2 LCD Pi Plate with KeyPad with RGB LED for Raspberry Pi plate (this model available at Amazon (sorry I have only the german link - the picture is showing the ...
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Faster display shut off

When I tried to use tvservice - o to turn off my screen which worked but when I used tvservice -p to turn back on it didn't work. Is there any way to change the time it takes to turn off the screen? ...
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Retropie Retroarch Emulator PSX and N64 too small resolution

I'm new to the Raspberry Pi and just got a RP2, with a retropie image. I installed an N64 and PSX rom to test it out and they work perfectly BUT for the size on my 40" 1080p TV. This is what I get: ...
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1602 LCD display initiating

I bought an assembled 1602 lcd display which should work with the Adafruit codes (http://www.banggood.com/Negative-16-x-2-LCD-Keypad-Kit-RGB-Backlit-For-Raspberry-Pi-p-960166.html) I downloaded the ...
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Can I run a terminal command from ssh to open the browser on X server?

I've hooked up the raspberry pi to a display. I have ssh'd in from another machine and I was wondering how, if possible, to open a browser window via epiphany http://example.com from my ssh session ...
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Getting a 1.44" TFT ILI9163C screen to work with SPI

I am working on getting my very very very cheap chines display working. As far as I can tell, its a TFT 1.44" 128x128 SPI display (printed on the board) - and the internet seems to direct me towards ...
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Connect an android tablet touchscreen to a pi?

I have an android tablet (versus touchtab 7v dc) that unfortunately doesn't work any more. I wanted to know if there is any way I can salvage the touch-screen from the tablet and use it as a display ...
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Is it possible to connect to a display port?

I bought a HDMI to DP cable to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with Display Port. Unfortunately I get no output on the screen. Is it possible to connect the Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with ...
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libCEC not working on LG TV (LD330)

I've just installed libcec on my Raspberry Pi B+ with (raspbian on it), following the instructions from here (https://nyxi.eu/blog/2013/04/15/raspbian-libcec/). I want to be able to turn on/off the ...
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Is there a Low-Def HDMI monitor for Raspberry be that is not more expensive that RPi itself?

There is HDMI Pi, a "1280x800 Affordable High-Def HDMI screen for Raspbery Pi", but I feel it would be still even more expesive than the RPi itself. Are there Low-Def 480x320-ish HDMI screens that ...
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How do I get monitor to display true black? [closed]

When I change the brightness setting to 0 black #000000 displays as true black with no light coming from the screen. Unfortunately white also dims quite a bit. When I set brightness to 100, black ...
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Piracast not working with Windows 8.1

I am using Piracast in an attempt to use the pi as a Miracast receiver for my Windows 8.1-based tablet. However, I get stuck in the read_all_sta: infinite loop. I have tried changing the intent in ...
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Multiple Display Screens

I want to build a mini multimedia system based on the raspberry pi B+, which has 2 display screens: The main screen (like a 42" LED TV), which plays the main video in Full HD. HDMI RCA/AV/Composite ...
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Connecting raspberry pi B+ with lcd display

It's pretty much on the title but how do I connect a 1.8 tft 128*160 lcd screen with my raspberry pi B+? I wished to do the same as this video What exact model of lcd screen should i use and how do i ...
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Programming SPI display on Raspberry Pi (Help needed!)

I'm working on a cool little project and it's going quite smoothly and I've managed to integrate the other 3-4 devices into the Pi however there is one part of this project I am stuck on I'm unsure ...
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Remote Connection to Pi to same Display as HDMI Port

Is there a way I can remotley connect to the Raspberry Pi and get the same Screen as it is shown on the HDMI Connection? We need the Pi for a Screen in the entrance Hall of our Building, and i can ...
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Raspbian often boots to a blank screen, however the Pi is responsive and accessible from SSH and the network

I've Googled and searched SE and found issues like this, but mine is a different problem than what I've found. I'm setting up a few Raspberry Pi kiosks to be digital signs. The Pis are running ...
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Force Minecraft-pi to use PiTFT, not HDMI

My daughter just got the PiTFT for her Raspberry Pi, and I finally picked up myself a Pi(B+, woo woo)+touchscreen as well. Given that she's in second grade and I think every other kid in school plays ...
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may connect 26 pin touchscreen display to a 40 pin raspberry pi A+?

Recently, i've got as a present a raspberry pi a+ (40 GPIO pins) and touchscreen display for older version (26 GPIO pins) I tried to google, but wherever i search it gives me description of the new A+ ...
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Is there a display that can be turned on/off via a Pi?

I have seen many small displays that work with the Pi, however I am wondering if any of them can be turned completely on/off via the Pi. If so, what should I look for? many are GPIO based (especially ...
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RPI with GPS and LCD

I have Raspberry PI with GPS module IM131227001 and I have bougth LCD1602 Add-on and I have GPIO HUB. How to display GPS coordinates on mentioned LCD display in real time, if it si possible with my ...
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Automatically change web page Chromium Kiosk [closed]

How can i automatically change the web page after X minutes Website 1 2 mins website 2 2 mins website 1 etc etc running chromium
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Can we now use the DSI cnnector?

Now that the GPU source has been made open source, will we be able to use the DSI connector to power display panels?
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Watterott RPi-Display TFT no output

since a few days I'm a proud owner of a RPi Model B+ and a 2,8" RPi-Display from Watterott. HDMI output works fine, I am using a preinstalled Raspbian that boots into desktop. I followed this ...
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Troubleshoot monitor resolution scaling/overscan

I have my R-Pi connected to a 15" monitor running 1024x768 resolution. Wierd thing is that I can't seem to make the image fill out the display. It's connected using HDMI. I've tried setting ...
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Raspberry Pi News Ticker

I have seen tickers used with the raspberry pi, but they all output to a LCD screen and I would like to output to a TV via HDMI. I would like the ticker to use a RSS feed, and overlay at the bottom ...
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Is a Pi able to put a monitor connected via HDMI to standby?

I've installed xset and tried to send the monitor to standby with xset dpms force standby The screen goes black, but the power LED doesn't start to flash, so the monitor doesn't seem to be in ...
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Can I have multiple Audio and video outputs from PI (non-simultaneous)

I have a raspberry PI with various custom software to boot on power-up. I'm also planning to attach a small 4" monitor and a small external speaker. I'm wondering if It's possible to have it so that ...