Questions tagged [display]

Display relates to the use and output of display systems for the Rasberry Pi. The built-in video connectors are HDMI, RCA composite (yellow plug), and a 4-pole 3.5 mm jack.

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Raspberry pi 4 hdmi screen is blank

I have a raspberry pi 4 using the latest Os but I cant get anything to display on my monitor the monitor I am using is MCT101HDMI-A I have tried another monitor and it display works so I know nothing ...
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Raspberry + Display sending commands via wifi [closed]

I have a project with ESP32 + Nextion Screen, where through a button on the screen, when I click it, ESP32 receives the information that the button was pressed and sends via wifi a command to an ...
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Display rotate not working in Raspberry Pi 64 bit

I can boot with a 64bit OS on a Raspberry PI 3, but when I change display_rotate (config.txt) to 3 (270 degrees), it stuck on the 4-colour initial screen. The funny thing is that when I use a 32bit OS ...
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How to determine the power state of the connected monitor

Main Question: Can my raspberry pi (powered on it's own) determine if power is being supplied to the monitor (powered by a wall plug)? I'm trying to determine the power state of the display that is ...
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What are the limitations/advantages of the “fake KMS” driver with OpenGL?

RPi 3 has both "full KMS" and "fake KMS" display drivers which support hardware-accelerated GL driver. RPi 4 currently has only "fake KMS". I wonder what difference does it make w.r.t OpenGL support. ...
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display command not working in command line

I am running debian v10.0 on a raspberry pi. I have a directory of pictures with jpg, png and jpeg extensions. When I try to use display image.extension on any of them I get the error display-im6.q16:...
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Why the hourglass icon is showing?

After an update of with 'rpi-update' command, while I am opening this menu ,I am noticing a sand-glass icon with the pointer. This is not a very big problem. But I am confused ,what is happening?? ...
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Run python script on Raspbian desktop through ssh access

I have a RaspberryPi with a PiTFT 3.5 display connected. The display is configured to mirror the HDMI output and the Pi is running Raspbian desktop. Now what I am trying to do is to run a python ...
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Running SDL 1.2 based code on buster without X

Up to and including Raspbian Stretch, I could use a hacked SDL library called SDL12-kms-dispmanx by a developer called vanfanel to run SDL 1.2 code from the console without X. (See here: https://...
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Trouble setting up SSD1327 display

I have this display, which is running on a SSD1327Z chip. I am using this tutorial to get the display working, expect at the part where you have to clone the git repository, I used this git link, ...
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Enabling GL driver makes all sorts of problems on a Pi 3!

Situation: Raspberry Pi 3B running freshly flashed Buster SD card. Graphics: Pi => hdmi-to-VGA => monitor. Pi and monitor are on same power strip. Both turn off together once pi has shutdown. ...
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The best way to connect the 7” touchscreen

I have a pi 3 model B+ and the official raspberry Pi PSU, and the official 7” touch screen. I’m running Raspbian with all the latest updates. I have connected the display using a USB cable as ...
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Chromium semi freezing in a predictable way on very unclear reasons

I have a Raspberry PI 3B+/raspbian running my NodeJS (node-red) backend application. My Raspberry is hosting a frontend application (VueJS) as well. I also have a 7" display connected. The purpose ...
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Force a 16bit framebuffer when using a DPI display

I have a 16bit (565) display attached to a Pi with the DPI interface. The problem is that the framebuffer that gets set up is still 32bit and it looks like it's just dropping the LSBs to truncate the ...
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How to manually connect the 10.1" touch screen 4 pin FFC to raspberry pi 3?

I have this touch screen and I have a universal lcd controller board. However, the controller board doesn't come with a 4 pin touch input. From connecting a 7" raspberry pi screen, is it correct to ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 - screen rotation [duplicate]

I just got my new Raspberry Pi 4 and I'm trying to rotate the screen. Usually on previous Raspberry versions I did that simply by putting display_rotate=1 to config.txt, but when doing this on ...
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How can I get my new Raspberry Pi 4B to output 1080i video

I finally got into the Pi world with a model 4B. I've updated it to Raspian/Buster and have the network working (wireless and wired - but just using wireless right now). I'm running it using VNC-...
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Raspberry xrdp login failed for display 0

I've read many and many threads about Raspberry and xrdp but each time it seems people had a screen display connected to their raspeberry. It is not my case : I've installed Raspian to the mirco SD ...
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wireless display for MAC

I have a MAC and I am looking to add two additional displays to my laptop without having to run cables to it. Is there an app or something I can install on my Raspberry pi to be able to use it as a ...
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Different resolutions HDMI-1/HDMI-2 in Screen Layout Editor

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 (2GB) connected to 2 displays of resolution 3840x600 each (58:9 aspect ratio), running the latest version of Buster. To have the display in correct resolution, I have edited ...
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How can I custom set my 7'' touch screen to the resolution of my preference (custom)

I have an LCD Display that is 7" but I want to set the resolution to 1024x600 but I can find a way how
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Can't set output to 4k 60hz on Pi 4

What I've tried: Setting "4Kp60 HDMI" I did this in the GUI config application and rebooted. Also tried disabling it and then enabling it in the config.txt and rebooted. Installing updates My ...
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Can you utilize the RasPi 0W ribbon connector side to use as a display cable instead of GPIO pins?

I want to create a tiny device with a display, but I don't know if I can use the side ribbon cable instead of GPIO.
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Display IP Address on LXPanel

I'd like to print on the LXDE Pannel (LXPanel) the IP address of my Raspberry Pi, so I can have a direct view about how to connect to the Pi from another computer when I reboot it, since its IP is ...
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Displaying specific information from Raspberry Pi to a bluetooth display

I have a project on Raspberry Pi and I want to display angle variation recorded from sensors connected to RPi but the display must be connected via Bluetooth. Is this possible?
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What to look for in a Large Touchscreen [closed]

I am making a kiosk application and need a large touchscreen monitor for the same. I am looking for large touch screen display(24inch-27inch) which can work with raspberry pi 3 B+ and RPi zero with ...
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SPI Display – fbtft connects to wrong frame buffer

Today I installed an SPI display to my pi. I'm using fbtft and follow the wiki. I don't want screen mirroring, but force the SPI display to be a secondary monitor. I discovered, that fbtft connects ...
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128x64 OLED Display Issue [closed]

I have a cheap display I got from eBay connected to a Raspberry Pi B+. It has 4 pins (vcc, gnd, scl, sda). I followed the adafruit tutorial here but after setup, when I run a python example (any of ...
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Is 0.96 inch display (ST7735S) working with raspberry pi?

I'm not able to find any documentation. Is 0.96 inch display (ST7735S) working with Raspberry Pi? I would like some advice on how to connect the pins. Thank you for help.
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PiFace Digital2 and LED display

I'm building a home alarm system with Raspberry Pi 3 B+ and the PiFace Digital 2 board. I will have used all 8 inputs, and maybe 4 outputs. Now, my question is, If I would like to connect a 16x2 ...
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Display issue with Parallel RGB

I'm having trouble with a parallel RGB output to a display from the compute module. I think it's a hardware issue with the board assembly as I have two of the same layout boards with only one having ...
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Screen Resolution for raspberry pi 3 LED Screens

Is it possible to change the resolution of my raspberry pi 3 to 224x756?? I have a vertical LED panel (224 x 756) and the display of my rpi don't fit the screen. Help thanks!
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Display don't work after driver install

I bought a display via eBay (https://www.ebay.at/itm/3-5-TFT-LCD-Touch-Screen-Module-320-480-RGB-Display-Case-For-Raspberry-Pi/391223449334?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749....
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make the screen black without turning it off

My console application handles the playback of different videos via the vlc player. As soon as the video changes, VLC exits full screen mode and switches back to full screen mode when the new video is ...
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is it possible to damage of monitor with hdmi boost?

To make an old Samsung monitor work with my Raspberry Pi (Pi 3 Model B+) I had to set the hdmi_boost option in the /boot/config.txt to 7 (without that it shows green vertical lines, or green snow, ...
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Display drivers for RaspberryPi3B+

I am trying to get a 3.5 inch RPi Display working on my raspberry pi. I have written my sd card with raspbian and the pi works well (red LCD glows all the time , and greed LCD flickers (fades on and ...
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Execute script on boot (with boot folder)

I'd like to know, whether there is an option to execute a script on the first boot of Raspberry. There is a catch though. I'd like to be able to put the script in the boot folder. Since it is ...
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Error while using wiringSerial

I am new to the Raspberry subject and only figure out some basics. I want to use a Nextion-Display withe a Raspberry pi 3b+ and communicate over the UART pins. For this I found wiringPi and that it ...
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Still cannot open display :0

I'm trying to run chromium-browser on my raspberry pi remotely through SSH. I want chromium-browser to use the display of the raspberry pi (not the local display of my Windows machine). Even when ...
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Run turn off/on HDMI on specific time

I want to do the following: Use my raspberry pi as a smart display, kind off like what the Chromecast does when it's not streaming anything. I also want it to turn on and off at certain times, like ...
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Connect to Raspberry Pi from iPad via Bluetooth

I'm considering experimenting with a Raspberry Pi. I was wondering if I could connect to the Raspberry Pi from my iPad via Bluetooth and use the iPad as a screen that way. In my head it makes sense. ...
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Virtual resolution + scrolling?

I created a small, pocket computer from Raspberry Pi 3 and small 4" display with resolution 480x320. It is very hard to do anything on such small screen, so I've been wondering, if there's a way to ...
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HD44780 Display and wiringPi

I have wired a display to the raspberry pi, which uses an HD44780 controller. The wiring was verified by using this python script: https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2012/08/20x4-lcd-module-control-...
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Is it possible to use use a 4x3 monitor

I have a 1280 x 1024 monitor I want to use as display. I have an HDMI to DVI adapter. What must I configure to make it work?
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Cheapest way to attach a display to a Pi Zero W

As per my previous question, I am having great difficulty with a headless setup, so have decided to add a display. I possibly could use my HDMI input TV, but I don't think that my partner would be ...
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Distro which is preconfigured to support XPT2046 display

I am totally stymied on headless setup of a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I have followed numerous guides, with no success and have decided to resort to setup with a display. I have an XPT2046 Resistive ...
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Does 'xdotool' only work on OS with gui?

I have installed xdotool on my raspbian stretch with desktop and on there, everything works fine. But I also tried to install xdotool on raspbian stretch lite and on lite I always encounter the ...
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Differences in DPI video between Raspberry Pi 3 B and 3 B+

I have two identical setups with 5" TFT displays connected to Raspberry DPI hats. The SD card images are identical. The only difference is one is using a model 3B and the other a model 3B+. I have the ...
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How to change the SPI clock speed in Raspberry pi zero w

Please tell me how to change the SPI clock speed of Raspberry Pi Zero W. Is there any code or settings that i have to change to get my display work. I'm using a ST7735 tft display module (resolution ...
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Pi-Zero can't boot past the user login screen - “Perpetual Login”

I have a pi-zero which I was most recently trying to install OpenSSL-1.0.2r on that wouldn't start up. I fixed the issue already by swapping out the SD card but I'm still not sure why the problem came ...