The Screen is an integral part of the Raspberry Pi setup. A screen is usually connected via the HDMI or Composite RCA ports, though it may be connected via the use of SSH.

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Reconnect of multiple RTSP streams on omxplayer and screen

I am setting up multiple rtsp streams on rpi2. The rpi will act like surveillance station. After some research I've managed to do that, here is my script below: #!/bin/bash screen -dmS camera1 sh -c ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 2 flashing Rainbow Screen during setup

Ok, so this is my first ever time using a raspberry pi and I really need some help with the setup. I am connected to a monitor and trying to install the NOOB and Raspbian software on to the rPi. I ...
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A/V Port on Screen Use with Pi A/V port

I was thinking about getting this screen because I want as few wires as possible. Would I be able to plug a 3.5mm cable between a Pi 2 and the A/V port on the front of the screen and transmit video? ...
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Power 4.3 TFT screen and Raspberry Pi

I am trying to make my Raspberry Pi portable by hooking it up to a car TFT screen. I would like to power it from one battery/power bank. The screen runs at 12 V and the Raspberry Pi runs at ...
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Use an Android tablet display with Raspberry Pi

I want to use my old android tab (dead) display with Raspberry Pi. I am thinking of connecting screen via I/O ports of Raspberry Pi. I need to find display driver for tabs screen, as my Tab is dead, ...
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First Time Boot Screen Configuration

I want to get a RCA screen and connect through an adapter cable to the 3.5mm jack. This will be my first time setting up the pi. My question is will this work or does it automatically only send out to ...
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RPI Screen Setup

I am thinking about getting this screen. It is RCA I believe and so I will need a converter. If I bought that screen with this do you think that would work? Also, with that setup how is the screen ...
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VGA to HDMI Converter

I have a VGA screen I want to buy for the raspberry pi. However since the pi 2 only has hdmi I need a converter. Do you think this will work? Also is there anyway I could use an RCA screen to connect ...
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Raspberry pi Frozen

Hi my Raspberry pi has frozen and I am not sure what is the safest way to restart/shut down without doing any damage.
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Power off/on display via ssh

I'm using an pc display with an DVI-port connected to the HDMI port of the pi. For power-saving reasons, I'd like to switch off/on the display via ssh. Using tvservice -o, my display is perfectly ...
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how can i use my laptop as a screen?

I am a complete beginner at this by the way. Quick explanation of the situation: I have the raspberry Pi2 running Raspbian. My laptop is runs windows 8. my laptop has no Ethernet port but plenty of ...
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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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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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Cutom Splash Screen not working properly in Raspberry Pi B+

I have tried to add a custom splash screen to my Raspberry Pi B+, in order to replace the logs during the boot with a custom video, using the hints from the following website: ...
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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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Sending data to a 1602 LCD in Mono C# over i2c

How would I be able to put information on a 1602 lcd over SPI? I was thinking that it may be possible to write to the pin (like a file) with all the hex codes of the letters etc. or similar. I'm a ...
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Connecting a pi to an LCD monitor screen

I want to build a raspberry pi photo frame. I understand that I can pick up a fairly cheap laptop LCD screen, but I'm confused about how to connect the raspberry pi and the screen. I've seen LCD ...
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How can I test if the serial / UART is good on a raspberry pi?

I've purchased a used raspberry pi and have followed the instructions from Wolf Paulus's Journal to connect to the pi from my computer using a PL2303 USB adapter. The specs on the PL2303 adapter say ...
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Two GPIO-based TFT screens?

Is it possible to connect two GPIO screens to the Raspberry Pi at once? Ideally, one with touchscreen capabilities and one without. If it's not possible, could both a GPIO screen and a small HDMI ...
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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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Connect screen to rasp

I have disassembled a virgin router that I had left over at home, and managed to get this screen out. I am wondering if it would be possible to connect it to the raspberry to show time or ...
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Is it normal to irssi freezes when receiving dcc?

I'm running it over screen with Raspberry Pi Model B, but when a streaming begins, I am unable to type anything, even Meta + Arrow doesn't work, but changing screen's window with Ctrl + A # works, so, ...
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How to display black screen on raspberry pi

I am currently displaying an image on boot and when I press a button I want to show a black screen. My idea is to just load up a second black image in the background with qiv and then switch to it. My ...
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Control LCD brightness?

Is there a way to programmatically control LCD brightness of the screen connected to RPI over HDMI? As far as I could figure there is really no way to achieve this with RPI over HDMI. What about RPI ...
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Alternative to HDMI4PI?

I'm looking for an LCD kit with touchscreen support that connects over VGA for the LCD and USB for the touchscreen, with a screen that is 4.3"-5" Essentially, a less expensive alternative to this ...
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How can I connect to my raspberry without using a screen? [duplicate]

I would like to do the complete installation without screen. It would be good if I can use it like a virtual machine or I could connect to it like a remote desktop.
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Small display with no assembling

I'd like to buy a display for my pi (B+, I will by it as fast I can). But I can't find any options that does not require assembling. Display can be "anything", like character lcd ...
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Colored screen when booting raspbian from noobs

i have a raspberry pi model b with noobs and raspbian installed on the sd card. ive used it for quite a while but today when i boot the pi it just shows me a colored screen and i cant do anything. i ...
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Turn on hdmi programatically but doesnt turn on

I would like to turn on/off the hdmi via ssh. I use this command to turn off the hdmi: sudo tvservice -o and it works fine, my monitor turns off. But after that I would like to turn on the monitor ...
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Connect to OLED Display Module

I would like to connect to the following display which I've purchased: http://www.buydisplay.com/default/serial-3-2-inch-display-arduino-256x64-oled-screen-module-white-on-black#wishlist-wrapper This ...
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Need to initialize serial connection with screen

My Problem: I've got an Arduino connected to my Pi via /dev/ttyUSB0 and I always have to initialize the connection via screen, otherwise I cannot send any values via Bash or Python. What I'm doing: ...
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Raspberry Pi freezes during boot

I can't get past the attached picture. Nothing happens anymore. The red light is always on. I don't have anything plugged in the USB. It just stays there, and the cursors continues blinking. Also, at ...
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Wiring up a ILI9341 TFT Screen + Touch

I've bought a ILI9341 TFT LCD Screen + Touch to my Raspberry pi. The screen is the MI0283QT-9A "TFT PROTO", from Mikroeletronika. Here is the link to the producer's page. It has an ILI9341 chipset, ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi with PiTFT and Wolfson Pi audio card at the same time?

I have been using my Raspberry Pi with PiTFT 2.8" display. I have recently purchased Wolfson Pi audio card, but I cannot imagine how to make both components (PiTFT and Wolfson Pi) work together. ...
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Raspberry Pi as smartphone

How can I transform a Raspberry Pi into a smartphone? What options as screens do I have? There are already plenty of answer regarding to batteries in the forum. Like Battery powered Raspberry Pi or ...
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Is it possible to switch composite video on and off at will?

I want to use this small LCD screen with the Pi for a static application to display some information: http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B0056WJP1M/ I read in the reviews that it will switch on ...
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Raspbian (retropie image) doesn't detect my TV

I have some 40" Samsung smart TV and my Raspberry Pi is connected through HDMI to the TV. The screen is showing, but when I open the "monitor settings" in the Raspbian GUI it says "The following ...
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Installing Raspbian from NOOBS without display

I am trying to install Raspbian from NOOBS, but I have no other screen/keyboard available than my laptop screen/keyboard. I find enough information about using a laptop screen/keyboard for a Pi, but ...
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Raspberry Pi Screensaver As Signage

I have an idea and I'm working on it right now. I just wanted to see what the community's thought was on using a screensaver as digital signage. Every tutorial I've read shows someone using chromium ...
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How to set up Raspberry Pi without a monitor?

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi, type B model. I want to set it up directly to my laptop screen, without any other monitor. I have not set it up yet. How do I connect my laptop's screen as the ...
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StandBy with every Monitor except one

I used my RaspPi as a automatic testclient. After a while, the OS crashed and it's not bootable anymore. But thats not the main problem. I need the Raspberry somewhere else. I changed the location ...
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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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Boot using correct display setup

I have my pi plugged into a power strip with my TV. The pi starts up ~10secs before the TV. As a result, I put hdmi_force_hotplug=1 into config.txt. Now, if I power up my pi normally by switching on ...
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Capacitive, Small Screen?

(There is a very good question about small screens in general here. Unfortunately, it's not quite specific enough for my needs) One of the things I am going to need for a few of the projects I have ...
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Monitors and RPi

Why isn't there any definitive answer on monitors? It didn't take me much research to find the right Wi-Fi dongle with the edimax being the most popular or keyboards, for example. However, why is it ...
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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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Pi won't show anything on VGA screen

I just bought a Raspberry Pi on Adafruit website with this HDMI<->VGA cable to plug it on my second monitor. The problem is it doesn't show anything on the screen, it's totally black. So I tried on ...
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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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Pygame screen resolution

I creating a data logger program in Python for a customer. I use pygame for displaying status and temperature. We plan to using a car display on the composite video output. The display will have ...