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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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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Leave a pi on for years without screen timeout [duplicate]

Is there a way to prevent the screen on my raspberry pi from timing out? At the moment after a while it requires the shake of a mouse to wake it up again.
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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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Getting screen pixel colour on Pi

I would like to get RGB pixel colours from the screen (while playing a video in OMX player in XBMC). I've tried the X11 library (Xlib) but the standard examples cause a segfault when getting the ...
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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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Double display on single screen

I have a LCD display that I connect to using the HDMI, no matter what configurations I use in config.txt I cannot get it to display correctly. It displays the full display (even during boot) in the ...
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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 ...
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Extension to send output to multiple TVs

I want to use a Raspberry Pi in an art project, where I need to connect five old CRT TV screens to the Pi. Is there an extension which I could use to connect all the TVs to one single Pi and send ...
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Wake console screen with SSH

Avoiding installing anything or rebooting, how can I "wake" the TTY1 display via SSH? None of the suggestions (Stopping Raspberry Pi display sleep) worked on my running Pi. From what I have read ...
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How can I install version of screen with vertical split in Arch linux?

Version of screen in raspbian has this functionality. I thought that Arch being rolling release it would have all the latest software, so why doesn't it have this?
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Will this TFT LCD work with the Pi?

I got this screen from Amazon, and I mistook it for having RCA input. Anywhoo, it came today and I was wondering if it will work with the Pi. A whole caboodle of reviews said it did, but I don't ...
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Screen and /etc/rc.local

I use a raspberry pi to collect temperature data from homebrewing activity and store it in both a MySQL database and a MongoDB database on my RPi. In addition, I have a bottle/python web server on the ...
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Wire Raspberry Pi to 7'' TFT LCD?

I recently purchased a used TFT LCD screen for the sole purpose of tinkering. Additionally, I have a Raspberry Pi and would like to know if it's possible to wire these two together. This is the LCD. ...
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What software can I use on my pi to take a screenshot? [duplicate]

I have created a game that only runs on a pi and I want to upload to the Pi Store, but I need to take a screenshot of the game. Anyone know some good software for taking screenshots on a pi?
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Use cellphone screen as monitor

This question is different from (Connect Pi to an old laptop screen) because I will use a cellphone and not a laptop. Would the Raspberry Pi support a LCD screen that is taken out of a cellphone?
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How do I get the uLCD-43PT-PI touchscreen working?

I have one of these that is made specifically for the Pi. I am trying to use that as the primary display for the Pi. Currently, it is powered, but won't show anything on the screen. How do I get it to ...
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Blank screen after installing Raspbian

I added this to my config.txt file: hdmi_drive=1 I can see a rainbow and recovery mode prompt. I pressed Shift key to enter recovery mode and installed Raspbian. After installation, I can see a ...
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Raspbian - Save and restore terminal/screen content

This is sort of a basic question, I guess it's not a specific issue with Raspbian but my knowledge about terminals is pretty limited. I wanted to start with some shell programming which includes ...
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OMXplayer pexpect loop screen blacks out

I Run omxplayer in a loop with pexpect via python. After a period of time, the screen blacks out and the pi is unresponsive to keyboard input. I have hostapd running and it responds by sending me back ...
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Seeeduino TFT and RPi?

I have a spare 2.8" TFT Touchscreen from Seeeduino and I've been thinking about attaching a screen onto a RPi. However, I am not very familiar with hardware/electronics. My screen uses 8 data lines ...
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Starting Python Program with Screen Automatically

I'm trying to turn a headless Pi into a single purpose computer. The application I wrote uses a ncurses GUI and I want it to start on boot. The program also needs to be run on a separate 'screen' ...
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Why wont the Pi recognize my TV when I plug it in after boot?

Currently I am using a relatively new Westinghouse TV with my RasPi. It works perfectly with one caveat, I need to boot with it plugged in to the HDMI for it to work. I run my Pi headless most of ...
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Using iPod touch screen and digitizer with the Raspberry Pi

I recently replaced the screen on my iPod touch 4th generation because the glass was cracked. I am now left with the old screen which is perfectly functional. I am wondering if there is any way I can ...