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. Do not use this tag for the terminal multiplexer gnu screen.

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4 inch Waveshare + RetroPi + fbcp

I've bought a 4 inch Waveshare Spotpear LCD screen (This one) and with the help from How to install Waveshare SpotPear 4 inch LCD in RaspberryPI 2? I've managed to get it mostly working. The problem ...
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Why can I not access my raspberry pi over usb whilst using my wifi dongle?

I'm using adafruit's usb to ttl gadget to communicate with my raspberry pi over usb. For some reason when I plug in my Raspberry Pi Ralink RT8188 wifi dongle and reboot, I can't access my raspberry pi ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 + Hyundai W220d = red tint or blue is missing

this is my first post here and I'm kind of new on linux. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with a Hyundai W220d screen. The exact config (Raspberry Pi 2 on ubuntu mate with the same HDMI wire) ...
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Raspeberry Pi 2 is not using the full resolution of the screen

Once I installed Rasbian in my Raspberry Pi 2 there were black bars on the top, bottom, left and right of the screen. After searching I found that in order to remove them you have to edit the config ...
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Reuse old smartphone's screen as PI touch screen? [duplicate]

I have an old smartphone (Samsung Omnia 7) that is broken. I wonder if there any chance to disassemble it, extract the screen and plug my PI 2 on it. Any advise?
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Raspberry pi 2 wont show anything on screen, help?

So I bought a Raspberry Pi 2 to run SpillPass. It initially showed me a screen when plugged in via HDMI. Now the TV says no signal. According to the program cycling MAC addresses the device is cycling ...
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Mysterious RPi wifi problem — No wireless interfaces found

Alright, I have been unable to find a solution to this problem anywhere else online, so please bear with me: I have a new Raspberry Pi Model 2B which came with a wifi dongle (Ralink RT5370) and when ...
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Android tablet as second screen via USB

Also can you charge tablet/phone using the USB ports? is solved as the title
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GPIO.cleanup() doesn't clear my screen

I use a 16*2 screen (refe: EA W162-X3LW) for a project. I manage to display some text and scrolling text on it as I wanted but when I kill the code with the Keyboard, my GPIOs are not cleared as they ...
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Pi connected Screen blackouts

I bought the Raspberry Pi 2 B, two days ago. I power it using a 5V 2A USB adapter. To the Pi, I have connected USB keyboard and Mouse(separate USBs), the Ethernet cable, HDMI to HDMI(44-inch LED-LCD ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B no image

I've just purchased a Rasppery Pi Model B, i've installed Noobs latest version after i've formated card with SD card formatter. Problem is when i'm booting it appears the menu to install Raspbian, but ...
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how do I setup the C-Berry TFT Screen with my Pi 2

How do I setup my C-Berry 5" TFT Screen from Admatec, with my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B? Distro: Raspbian Jessie 2015-11-21 Tried: wget http://www.airspayce.com/mikem/bcm2835/bcm2835-1.46.tar.gz tar ...
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16*2 screen - Join the 5V pins together

I am trying to add a 16*2 LCD Screen to an electronic boxe I am currently building, but when I connect the 5 V power supply to the screen my raspberry pi start to blink and then turn off... I tried ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 7" touchscreen display white screen error

I am making a tablet with a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B for a school project. The problem which I have is the screen is blank white. I have checked the wiring with the jumper cable, the ribbon cable is in ...
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Official Touch Screen not working with Raspberry pi B+ [duplicate]

So far, I've tried: turning it off and on again sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo rpi-update rebooting disconnecting and reconnecting and checking the wiring Still doesn't work. What ...
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Raspberry PI 2 as screen mirroring adapter

I have a need for mirroring my Android phone display to TV/Monitor and besides I have RPi 2. Can I implement this without buying any additional devices, cables or adapters? Casting protocol is of no ...
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How to connect TFT screen to Rasberry PI?

I have bought this TFT screen and I am not sure how to connect it with my Pi. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007SLDF7O?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00 What other ...
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sCommand not found

I am trying to install a waveshare LCD touch screen on a Raspberry Pi running the OctoPi (Raspbian based) OS. Following the Waveshare tutorial: I have downloaded and extracted the drivers and moved ...
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Use ssh to control hdmi tty

I am running a raspberry pi without a mouse and keyboard attached (because i do not own either of them). I already installed Kodi on the Pi using the packet manager, but get stuck on the login screen ...
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Monitoring the Pi, via a screen [closed]

I am planning to create a little project that I tend to call "PiTer", as in "router". My Pi is set up to function as a NAT router to connect my stuff to the internet. The school's dorm only registers ...
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Raspberry Pi 7 inch capacitive touch drivers

I have bought this capacitive touch screen and it comes with an image of Raspbian (i think) already with the touch drivers installed. I wonder if anyone know where I can find the correct drivers for ...
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Pi 2 windows loT messed up screen

I've installed windows loT on mij raspberry Pi 2. But when I start my pi, connected to my tv , the screen is all messed up. My tv is blue with lines an pixels. I tried to reinstall win loT but same ...
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Need to know requirements for lcd module connector for raspberry pi 2

I need to hook up a high brightness 5 inch LCD module to Raspberry Pi 2, but besides HDMI option I don't know much about RPi interfaces available for screen connection. Most screens I can find have ...
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MCUFriend LCD on Pi2

I have a mcufriend.com 3.5" LCD screen which works fine on my old Pi but shows just a white screen when connected to a pi2. Is there any way to get this screen working on the Pi2?
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Autologin and automatically run application that outputs to LCD. Output needs to be viewable via SSH as well

I have done lots of research but I am quite new to Linux so I just can't resolve this problem. Please HELP! I have a dedicated Raspberry PI 2 that interfaces between my DSC alarm panel and my ...
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What are the steps to port a edited Kernel to a newer version?

Title is the full question. Story: I got now one of these 3.6" TFT Screens for the Pi. Now I followed this tutorial on how to set the Pi up for the screen, which is basically a changed kernel. Now ...
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Hacking my alarm clock, how can I use it's built in display with my raspberry pi?

I'm looking into hacking my digital alarm clock to be able to control it with my Raspberry Pi A+. It has a typical 4 digit screen (7 segment) with two dots in between. The screen has a brand and ...
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Large Monitor on Ubuntu Mate

I have a large monitor which I'd like to use with the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. The monitor is an LG 21:9 ultrawide so a little unusual. I'm running Ubuntu Mate and the resolution is defaulting to 1824 ...
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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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How to show audio signal on the screen of raspberry pi? and how to input the sound signal? [closed]

The screen i used is http://www.amazon.co.uk/Touch-Screen-Designed-Raspberry-Model/dp/B00UV78E9Q/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1432902157&sr=8-14&keywords=raspberry+pi+2 I would like to know how ...
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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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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 running Windows 8. My laptop has no Ethernet port but plenty ...
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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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Custom 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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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 Raspberry Pi from my computer using a PL2303 USB adapter. The specifications on the ...
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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 ...