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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USB to Serial console communication using Cable [duplicate]

I am trying to communication between my computer and a Raspberry Pi 3 using a USB to TTL cable. I am receiving a lot of garbage through the communication and this is making it impossible to use the ...
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Blank Gui screen, mouse pointer ONLY!

Now treat me gently, I'm already a brusied noob! I thought I was "reasonably" OK with computers, having built my own 8 bit 4K (yes, 4000 bytes) computer a few [ahem] years back, and am not afraid to ...
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Qt Python GUI Sizing Issue

For some reason when I run a QT gui on my Pi, the size of the elements will sometimes change. At times the elements in the gui will fit the screen fine, at other times the elements will be appear ...
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Launch a screen process with a python script at bootup

Whilst I have found there to be many articles on launching screen sessions from local.rc on the RaspberryPi none seem to work, I believe due to the fact that I'm trying to pass in the _$IP variable ...
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New OpenGL Driver Sleeps on HDMI output

So Im tinkering with the new (experimental) OpenGL drivers for the raspberry pi. The driver seems to work somewhat so far, but has a really aggravating issue which only happens when the OpenGL support ...
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Safe to solder directly onto Pi GPIO pins?

I just purchased an Adafruit 2.2" PiTFT screen with the intent of fitting it inside an official Raspberry Pi case. If fits pretty well just resting directly onto the GPIO pins (without the supplied ...
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RetroPie | Display main screen on vnc viewer

I am attempting to set up my raspberry pi as a portable gaming solution using a USB battery power bank, PI and IPad (For the Screen). I have tried installing TightVNCServer in combination with x11vnc ...
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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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Start a python script in `screen` on boot? [migrated]

I want to be able to start a python script when I boot, but I want to be able to see lines which have been printed during the program. I have been able to put the line "sudo python /path/to/file.py" ...
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Using the Raspberry Pi to build consumer products

I'm trying to build a consumer device which has TFT screen and when powered on will display the different options. (Specific to the product), something like when we turn on a printer we see the ...
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Help with installing a touch screen on a Raspberry Pi

I am very new to the Raspberry Pi and the Linux world. I have purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 and a Makerfire® 7" Raspberry Pi LCD Display Screen TFT Monitor AT070TN90 with HDMI VGA Input Driver Board ...
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What is this strange rectangle?

Seemingly on random but almost always when opening an application this strange rectangle shows up in the upper right corner of my screen. It is the same porportion and colour as the colour test screen ...
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Can I connect Raspberry Pi to laptop screen? [duplicate]

I have a raspberry pi kit but I don't have a screen. All I have is an android tablet and a laptop. Can I connect it to one of them to see the screen?
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GPIO expansion and screen - First project questions

This is my first project and therefore I am trying to research how each component will fit so i can plan before purchasing. I plan to attach a screen and nine buttons to my raspberry pi 3. However, ...
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Screen APP - Using a Cellular as a screen

Is possible to use an regular cellular as a screen by conneting an usb/hdmi cable. would exist an APP which could identify and turns the cell in a raspberry pi screen?
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Eleduino 1024x600 IPS HDMI Capacitive touchscreen shows only line patterns?

I just purchased an Eleduino 1024x600 IPS HDMI Capacitive touchscreen, assembled it, powered it with external USB (a Pi2's USB was unable to keep it on), and tried the following using a Redmere HDMI ...
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RPi 2 and 3.95 TFT ili9488

I have bought a 3.95 inch TFTLCD for Raspberry Pi (ILI9488 from mcufriend) and I can't get it to work. I am just mildly experienced with Raspberry and Linux, but the way this type of screen was shown ...
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Problems with OpenGL driver

I am having problems using the experimental OpenGL driver on Pi2 and Pi3: The system boots up normally, then I will see about 10 seconds the login prompt on console. Then the screen goes blank. The ...
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Screen is not working please help ;-;

So a week ago i purchased a 7" MAKIBES touchscreen for my raspberry pi 2 I went on this website for help with setting this screen up: ...
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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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Force HDMI output

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and a LCD I have no problem with LCD but i want to switch HDMI for video output . i tried to add these line to config.txt : hdmi_force_hotplug=1 hdmi_drive=2 ...
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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 ...