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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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 sett 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. Could anyone tell me how to connect my laptop's ...
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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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“Jumping” screen image

I am running a Raspberry Pi with GNU/Linux Debian (Squeeze). The monitor I am using has a DVI-D input which I connect to the Pi with a HDMI cable and a DVI-D / HDMI adapter. I use this setup as one ...
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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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Connect to main X session from ssh? [duplicate]

I've got my Pi hooked up to a big TV, but I don't have a keyboard or mouse with me. I can ssh into it though. Is there any way I can control the Desktop environment that it boots into by default via ...
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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 ...
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Are there any tiny screen I could use to make a wearable RPi?

I really want to make a wearable Raspberry Pi, but I need a screen. I found some video glasses, but they're awfully expensive and mostly in the US, which is a problem since I live in Germany. Are ...
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Using the Pi with a small screen

I'm currently using the Pi with a small screen (datasheet for the screen, not driver board, here). I'm powering this screen with 12V and 3V, even though the driver board says 12V and 3.3V. With this ...
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How can I change my font size without it cropping on the screen?

I have this screen https://www.adafruit.com/products/913 I have tried to do change fonts from /usr/share/consolefonts/ like this setfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat15-Terminus22x11.psf.gz But my ...
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How to attach TFT screen to RasPi?

I purchased this 3.5" display from Adafruit (https://www.adafruit.com/products/913). However, I am a complete hardware noob. Am I suppose to solder the 2 wires not attached RCA connectors to the ...
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raspberry pi remote access active session

when i remote access the raspberry pi with software now installed i do not get to access the current session displayed on my tv, but rather a new session. is there software to access the current ...
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Could the raspberry pi be used for stimulus presentation in psychological experiments?

I am a cognitive psychologist / neuroscientist. In a lot of the experiments that I run I have participants - mostly undergrads - sit at a computer and respond to certain combinations of visual ...