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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Pinout for 128x64 LCD display

I recently bought and fixed an LCD screen on: LCD display whose product page is here This seems to be different from LCD displays(cause the pinout for a 128x64 LCD display from net didn't work). ...
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Connect via SSH to the main display active terminal

My Raspberry Pi reboot to the terminal and not the desktop environment. I got a video display connected to it through the HDMI. I would like to connect to that Pi via SSH from my PC and remote ...
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White screen on LCD screen even after installing the drivers

When I first set up my raspberry pi screen I had this problem with the white screen: White screen on touchscreen display But now even after installing the drivers I get the same white screen on the ...
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RPi2 starts but no display

I have an RPi2 that was working fine until I tried to boot it an hour ago. The red light is steady and the green light continually flashes, but nothing appears on my monitor. I use an HDMI-to-VGA ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 LCD display not working

I have raspberry Pi 2, ready-built ADS1118 development board, thermocouple I have code that will record temperature reading. The problem I have is LCD display of the ADS1118 is not working. It will ...
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Problems with Kali on raspberry pi, plus some mac issues

Just yesterday I was able to boot Kali on my raspberry pi without much of a problem. The following day, however I tried booting it as usual. It showed the boot screen and everything with the four ...
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Signal from Pi not recognized by DP monitor

I'm trying to switch Raspberry Pi to a new monitor, but monitor complains about not getting HDMI signal. The old monitor was attached via HDMI-DVI cable, while new monitor has HDMI-HDMI cable and then ...
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Display device choice for bathroom mirror HUD (pi-zero)

I'm planning on creating a "Magic Mirror" for my bathroom. I have already got the UI running to my likings and my Pi-zero is on its way. As I was looking to overcome wake-time speed and lower power ...
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'Zoom out' on 3.5 inch LED screen

I bought a 3.5" LED screen that is on my Pi, however it is nearly impossible to use because edges of windows are clipped off etc. How can I 'zoom out' so that all the windows are really tiny? ...
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Minimal projector for Raspberry Pi [closed]

Currently I have a 3.5" display for my Raspberry Pi 2. This display is lot of fun, but in some cases, it's too small. I have an idea to use a projector, so I can use it to project the display to a ...
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How do I launch matchbox on the pi with 7" touchscreen?

I'mean trying to get my Pi working with the 7" touch screen display in kiosk mode. I've tried loading chrome from the desktop in full screen mode but chrome chugs pretty bad. Now I'm trying to use ...
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Peephole Viewer Project, Model B or B+? Accessories? Feasibility?

I'm trying to put together a project that will allow me to put a Raspberry Pi on my door with the PiCam Module and display the video stream (NOT SAVE IT) from the peephole on a TFT touch screen ...
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Modules not loaded at boot time

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.10 server (RPi optimized edition) on my RPi2 B. I also bought a display, as suggested in another question. I got the display working by hand, namely activating SPI and ...
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Raspi Config on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I installed the Raspberry Pi2 image of Ubuntu Server 14.04 on my Raspberry Pi 2 B. The other day I bought a LCD display, that is now plugged onto the GPIO pins: Is there any possibility to get ...
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OS and script advice

New to raspberry pi's but I want to use them for displaying a slideshow from a web page at work. I was looking for some advice on the best OS for my intended use and if one or two custom things are ...
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Web controlled OMXPlayer

I want build a web page that has a button to start omxplayer on my Raspberry Pi. I've been searching but with no results. Does anyone know how to do this? I have Apache and Php installed on my Pi.
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Laptop display connection

Is there any way how to connect Dell Latirude D630 display B141PW03 V.0 to RPi? I have working digitizer, working notebook which is useless for me.
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Module loads with modprobe but doesn't in boot

I'm trying to get the 3.5"spotspear Waveshare display working following the guide, (can't have more than 2 links,the name of the guide is "I'd like to have some LCD on my Pi") Problem is that when ...
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Any efficient RTOS with display support present for Raspberry Pi 2?

I would like to know if any RTOS with display support (preferably HDMI) is present for Raspberry Pi 2? I'm not looking for a simple RTOS port that just does an LED ON/OFF.
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How to use the Display - O - Tron 3000 with the hc-sr04?

I've got a Pimoroni Display-O-Tron 3000 and a HC - SR04 ultrasonic sensor. I want to use the Display to output the distance that the ultrasonic sensor reads, however, the DOT 3000 uses all the 5v ...
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composite video on boot

Being a newbie, I am not sure what is even going since the display is scrambled. I am using a television as a monitor that accepts composite video. I boot the pi and hold shift then press 1 2 3 4. 3 ...
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How can I switch between a built in display and HDMI?

I recently made a mini portable computer with my raspberry pi 2, using this display: https://www.adafruit.com/products/2423 It's all set up and works well, however it would be good if I could ...
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Run GUI app from command line

I would like to launch X application using buttons on 3.2 inch TFT. I the beginning I am trying to lauch app from the remote bash console. My X are running: root@raspberrypi:~# ps aux |grep xserver ...
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Raspberry Pi 7" display not working

I purchased a 7" monitor back in October. I connected it to the Raspberry Pi. When I booted the unit up the display worked as it should. No additional drivers nor alterations to configurations. ...
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Overscan only on login screen

I've disabled overscan on my Raspberry Pi and both the console and desktop correct go to the corners of the screen. However, the graphical login screen shows black borders. Is there some way to fix ...
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proper installation of 5inch lcd on raspberry pi B+ running PWNPi

I received this morning my new 5 inch LCD for my Raspberry B+, I have got a PwnPI 3.0 version. The LCD displays with a big black gap on the right side when connected for the first time. I figured ...
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How to configure touchscreen for taking input and displaying output

I am making a control system project for factories where the motors and other appliances are supposed to be controlled via touchscreen. Is there a separate software in which the screen buttons has to ...