Use this tag for questions about touchscrren compatibility, and how to use compatible touchscreens with the Raspberry Pi.

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how to set up an lcd touch screen? ,i have a tinylcd35 touch screen [duplicate]

i have tried the procedure in "www.circuitbasics.com/setup-lcd-touchscreen-raspberry-pi/" but, I couldnt get it done.Its just showng a background white light but noo booting can be seen in it.Can any ...
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TFT Buttons on SainSmart 3.2" LCD

Has anyone gotten the buttons to work on the SainSmart 3.2" TFT screens for Raspberry Pi? I have some ideas to make them call commands or Python scripts, but don't have any documentation from ...
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Touch friendly OS or desktop environment

I plan to get a Raspberry PI 2 Model B and the following touchscreen http://www.amazon.de/dp/B00LN9MYCO/ Now my question is, which OS or desktop environment can you recommend with good touch support? ...
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calibrate touch screen (Raspberry PI 2 b+)

I have the 7 Inch TFT Touch Screen LCD Monitor For Raspberry Pi + Driver Board HDMI VGA 2AV calibrated, but every time after the restart I have to calibrate it new. Is there a way that he remembers ...
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Touchscreen Keyboard for the Mentally/Physically Challenged

Hi this is my first time posting but i wanted to ask a question. First of all i'll outline my situation. Im currently working on a project to make a portable computer system for people who are ...
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Connecting a SainSmart 9-in HDMI Touchscreen?

What's involved in connecting a SainSmart 9 inch HDMI touchscreen to a Pi? There seems to be a lot involved in getting any touchscreen working, with not much information out - and some of that ...
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Touchscreen with Qt QML eglfs

The goal is to run QtQuick2 Qt5 applications on the RPI 2B with USB+HDMI resistive touchscreen (7" 800x480 AR1100 http://www.adafruit.com/products/2407). Current state Visual part is fine. Touch ...
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Problems FT5306 USB Touchscreen

First of all, sorry for my terrible languache. I bought 7" display with usb touchscreen from Eleduino. It works fine with Raspibian distros presented by vendor, but I want to connect it to my RPi B+ ...
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Kivy on_touch_* is always (400,240)

I am using the Adafruit AR1100 touchscreen. whenever I launch my kivy app (or any of the kivy demo apps) it always returns (400,240) as the (x,y) coordinates of all mouse events even though if I run ...
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Any code for testing touchscreen controller STMPE610 on RPi?

I'm now trying to connect my Adafruit_STMPE610 resistive touchscreen controller to Raspberry Pi. I have done all the wiring work, but I only find an Arduino code for the touch test. Is there any ...
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Touchscreen Software Keyboard

I would like to get rid of all external components on my Pi so as to make it portable. I have a GPIO attached touchscreen. Is there a software keyboard that I could use that: Is fully functional ...
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Turn TouchScreen Backlight Off after Shutdown

I have seen some questions on turning HDMI screens off but my question concerns GPIO attached touchscreens. When I run sudo halt -h on my b+, the OS(hacked version of Raspbian to work with ...
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Touch Screen Window Size Adjuster

I have a 3.5in touchscreen attached to the GPIO of my B+. Most windows you can double click the decorations to resize to fit the screen. However, some windows have that feature disabled(at least via ...
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3.5" Touch screen loss

I have an RPi 2 B running a custom Raspbian kernel provided by the vendor. Touch screen is a 3.5" LCD. It works fine until I do either apt-get dist-upgrade or apt-get upgrade. I still get the display ...
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How do I install the Zenvoid desktop on Raspbian?

I am trying to create a touch friendly mobile device. To achieve this, I need a touch-friendly desktop environment. Based on my findings, it appears that the Zenvoid desktop would be the best option, ...
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How to make 3.5" Resistive Touch Screen Usable

I just got this touchscreen that you attach to the gpio. It comes with a special image for the Rpi 2 under a red link called "Materials for the latest raspberry pi 2". In that zip is an *.img file. ...
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Advice on 3.5inch GPIO Touch Screen

I was planning on buying a touch screen like this one. I haven't got my raspberry pi yet so I would appreciate any advice about screens. The main thing I would like to know is can I use the gpio ...
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What (if any) cases are available for Pi + screen in one?

I know I might be treading on thin ice here, because I'm including a non-Pi device into my question, but I have been searching myself silly trying to find ready-made cases for wall-mounting a Pi ...
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Desktop environment for touchscreen?

I'm making a touchscreen wearable pi and the standard desktop environment that comes with raspbian is primarily for mouse and keyboard. Can anyone recommend a desktop environment optimized for ...
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QML based programm on TFT

I wrote a program with QT so I could run it on my Raspberry. It's based on QML only. I made a native build of Qt 5.5 on the Raspberry, and I can qmake / make my programs. Now I have an issue : I can't ...
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PiTFT: Cause terminal blanking to disable screen backlight, let touchscreen wake terminal

I have a raspberry pi model B rev 2, with the Adafruit PiTFT 2.8" w/ touchscreen. I'm running the standard raspbian install, after following the instructions on this page. What I want to do is set up ...
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How do I turn off my Rasperry Pi when it's connected to a battery pack?

I currently have my raspberry pi set up such that it's connected to this assembled 320x240 2.8" TFT + Touchscreen that I got from Adafruit (https://www.adafruit.com/product/1601). I am also powering ...
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Connect an android tablet touchscreen to a pi?

I have an android tablet (versus touchtab 7v dc) that unfortunately doesn't work any more. I wanted to know if there is any way I can salvage the touch-screen from the tablet and use it as a display ...
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Multiple Display Screens

I want to build a mini multimedia system based on the raspberry pi B+, which has 2 display screens: The main screen (like a 42" LED TV), which plays the main video in Full HD. HDMI RCA/AV/Composite ...
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Touchscreen Pi GPIO Connection

I'm working on David Hunt's Touchscreen Pi Timelapse Controller (https://learn.adafruit.com/touchscreen-pi-timelapse-controller/overview) and have encountered some difficulty in the the hardware ...
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Homemade Raspberry Pi television remote?

I want to create something to replace my television remote. I'm hoping to create a simple GUI that I can fiddle with on a touch screen. I'm not sure if this project is right for the Raspberry Pi or ...
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Output SDL to TFT screen from console

I'm trying to make a SDL program (fastdosbox) output to an adafruit TFT screen. The screen is fb1. In the console I tried typing SDL_FBDEV=/dev/fb1 but it still outputs to the HDMI screen. If I startx ...
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may connect 26 pin touchscreen display to a 40 pin raspberry pi A+?

Recently, i've got as a present a raspberry pi a+ (40 GPIO pins) and touchscreen display for older version (26 GPIO pins) I tried to google, but wherever i search it gives me description of the new A+ ...
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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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Using GPIO pins for both touch screen and other GPIO operations at the same time

I would like to use a touch screen like this. As this is interfaced with GPIO pins, is it possible to use a ribbon cable and take out the pins onto a breadboard and use it for both touch screen and ...
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USB touch screen almost working (can't release)

I have an issue. I have bought new raspberry PI (B+) but touchscreen is not working In old raspberry everything was working fine just out of the box: Old rpi: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ lsusb Bus 001 ...
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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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Touchscreen support

I just got a new 10" screen with capacative touch from chalk-elec and it has been working fine. The only problem I have is when I try to use the touchscreen it creates ghost touches and jumps and ...
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eGalax Touchscreen support, without kernel recompile, raspbian OS

I have been using a custom compiled raspbian OS, with eGalax touchscreen support. The problem is every time there's some upgrade or a major version change in the OS or firmware, I have to recompile ...
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Tablet Monitor + Touchscreen connected to raspberry pi

I got a used tablet, that doesnt function anymore (battery died) and I wanted to use the LCD display and touchscreen to connect to the raspberry pi. The LCD model is (DX7005 CYX) and touchscreen ...
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Using the Raspberry Pi with a Touchscreen Monitor

I want to buy a big touchscreen monitor for my Raspberry Pi. I'm using Debian Wheezy. I did some research and found the Iiyama T2236MSC-B1. But i dont know if it will work with my Raspberry Pi. I ...
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2.8" TFT Touchscreen with pygame script from console

I have recently gotten the Adafruit 2.8" TFT Touchscreen I've got it all set up and working correctly. All of my touchscreen calibration went well and appears to be functioning correctly. I am now ...
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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 there a big touch monitor available which works with raspian os?

I am interested in buying a big touchscreen . I am talking about 19" - 23" . But I am not sure if Raspian OS supports these screens out of the box or what is needed. Did anyone already made such a ...
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HP L2105tm Touch Screen WORKS [closed]

What is the best way to get the word out that HP's $300 USD 21.5" touch screen monitor "just works" on a Raspberry Pi? I searched forever before finding one tiny reference on the fifth page of search ...
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How to install PiTFT and use to the GPIO for other usage (like serial console)

I am about to install PiTFT on a RPi model B. However, doing so, I will lose the GPIOs for other usage (like a serial cable cable, for instance). Is it possible to install a PiTFT and still have a ...
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Help required with assembly of Sain Smart 7 inch touch screen monitor kit and connection to pi

I am new to the pi and purchased the above kit which consists of several boards but no instructions regarding assembly. There appears to be software instructions but being new I am in the dark! I am ...
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Getting a Mimo Monitor working with Raspberry Pi

This isn't a question, as I have finally figured out how to get this all to work. I've had to break the links because I don't have enough reputation. sigh. Instructions to use Mimo Monitors UM-710 ...
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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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Pygame from console with PiTFT

I wrote a simple script that uses pygame to display the information. However, I found that it won't display on screen when I call it from terminal through SSH. I found this guide/solution on adafruit, ...
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Will this LCD touch panel work with RPi

I am come across this nice looking affordable touch screen lcd panel http://za.rs-online.com/web/p/lcd-colour-displays/7812992 and was wondering if it would be compatible with the RPi. It seems as if ...
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Touch Screen Interactive setup

Just starting out as a pi developer and I was looking for any advice anyone might have for getting an touchscreen to work with Raspbian? I need to be really restrictive on what a user can do on this ...
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Samsung touchscreen lms430hf12-003 - can this be used with the raspberry pi ?

Ok so I am trying to find a solution for a LCD for my PI and I had this old Garmin sitting around and so I thought I would see if I can use the display for PI, I am sure that it can work, but I just ...
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Larger Touch Screen Displays

I was hoping to find a larger touchscreen display that will work with my Raspberry Pi. I wanted to make a "kitchen use" kiosk for looking up recipes, watching cooking shows etc. I was hoping to find a ...
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Egalax touchscreen

I have some 4 wire touch and a raspberry pi. But now i must install the driver but for that the kernel must be recompiled. I folow this ...