I have bought an "Official Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen Display" and a raspberry pi, i have flashed the sd card with Kali Linux, but when i turn the pi on, there is nothing, but a white screen. I have configured it, and it gets detected.

I have now switched to Raspberry Pi O/S, and its the same

Pictures: https://imgur.com/a/kfNFVbw

The red is at pin 6 now.

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    Try Raspberry Pi OS. – CoderMike Dec 29 '20 at 17:49
  • Any reason to expect it to work? I believe it's a kernel patch on Raspberry Pi O/S. As Kali is really not an O/S for end users (it's more a toolkit) support is better on the Kali forums - for example forums.kali.org/… - close vote from me. – user115418 Dec 29 '20 at 19:33
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    I’m voting to close this question because Kali is not an end user O/S. – user115418 Dec 29 '20 at 19:33
  • Post a photo showing both ends of the ribbon cable inserted in the Pi and screen circuit board connectors. What power supply are you using? – CoderMike Dec 29 '20 at 21:18
  • 'The red is at pin 6 now.' this is wrong, pin 6 is ground. – CoderMike Dec 30 '20 at 15:26

Are you sure your Pi end of the cable is inserted fully?

I've used red cable pin2 5V, black cable pin6 Ground.


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    The Pi end of the cable is inserted fully, i have changed the cables to what you said, but it's the same. – Alexandermss Dec 30 '20 at 15:32
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    Maybe you've damaged the screen/board by having the 5V and Gnd the wrong way round. Has this screen ever worked? – CoderMike Dec 30 '20 at 15:51
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    It haven't ever worked, the first time i tried it, it the cables was correct in it, i have just tried different things after that. – Alexandermss Dec 30 '20 at 15:56
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    Sounds like you need to return it. – CoderMike Dec 30 '20 at 16:41

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