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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Pi Zero W and Oled Display via HAT?

Beginning playing with PI, I am looking for a display that I can attached onto my Pi Zero W. Very sorry that I am not very familiar with all the connectors. Could I ask whether is is possible to use ...
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Can I use my Raspberry Pi (connected to an LCD Panel) as a Wireless Display that my Windows PC can connect to and use as a secondary display?

So basically, my idea is this: I have a PC in one part of the room/house. This PC is on the LAN. I have a big screen/display in another part of the room/house that is the output of my rPi. My rPi is ...
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How do I turn touchscreen on and off while pi is running?

I have this touchscreen: http://www.lcdwiki.com/3.5inch_RPi_Display How do I turn the touchscreen on and off when I want? All the guides I read were about turning an HDMI screen off (I can already do ...
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Check if display is broken or gpio problem

I bought ST7735 128x160 display and I run it with this code The first time I ran it, it worked, but cables were connected through a breadboard. So I decided to connect it straight to GPIO - I took a ...
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Problems with Raspberry and touchscreen

I'm working on a Raspberry Pi project and I need to use touchcreen, I got 7" Waveshare touchscreen, I plugged it in my Raspberry Pi (via GPIO pins) and touch didn't work... I went on their ...
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omxplayer - how to force elapsed-time:total-time display during pause

I want videos played via omxplayer to display elapsed-time:total-time on screen when paused, and then go back to just showing the video when playing. I have "searched" until I'm blue in the ...
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Can I use this screen from a digital brochure with the Pi?

I recently received a kind of digital brochure that was just this large screen in a cardboard envelope. I ripped it out and I'm curious - can I drive this with a Pi? I tried looking for ribbon cable ...
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Raspberry pi 4 gives vertical color lines on bootup

I am using a Raspberry pi 4 model B 4GB with ubuntu 20.04 installed on a 32GB memory card and when I booted, I got a display with vertical color lines. I tried using multiples displays and all results ...
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problem with chromium: cannot open display:: 0.0

I have a screen for raspberry pi (this one: http://www.lcdwiki.com/3.5inch_RPi_Display) to install the drivers for the screen I put (as said in the document below): sudo rm -rf LCD-show git clone ...
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Does Pi4 output correct video for Apple CInema Displays?

I've seen the older thread asking about a pi 2 on a cinema display, but the responses weren't helpful. I have an old Apple Cinema display that does work - had an ancient mac up and running, but that ...
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Second monitor stacks on top of first monitor after every reboot [Twister OS]

So I have this 5-inch HDMI screen that i got off of EBay, and it needs a specific screen resolution to show literally anything. Using xrandr I've managed to make it work as a second screen on my RPI4, ...
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Problem with resetting Screen Resolution using cron job

I am running a cron job with @ reboot bin/sleep 60 /path/to/script. I know the job runs 60 seconds after reboot but I get an error. The script is: #!/bin/sh -e sudo xrandr --newmode "2560x1440_60....
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Run Raspberry pi OS on e-ink display

I am able to run the test programs of waveshare to display some text and images through C and python on the e-ink diplsay 7.5 inch 800 x 480. But I want to display the OS (terminal / desktop ...
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Raspberry pi3 - Cannot show desktop

After some updates on my RPI3 running openmediavault, I cannot vnc into the system. I have tried them all by changing any resolution, enabling vnc in the raspi-confing settings and even mv .Xauthority ...
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I cannot make 7Segment 4Digit TM1637 to work

I bought 7Segment 4 Digit TM1637 And i wan to make it work with Raspberry Pi 3B However, it doesn't work I think i wired everything correctly, and i used this python lib https://pypi.org/project/...
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Change the screen size separately on two screens

I ran in some problems in the last days, and I'm hoping that some of you may help me find a proper solution. I have two screens that I use as Website Displays in Kiosk mode. One of those is a pretty ...
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touch 7" rpi display does not wake up when in console after rpi display goes blank

I am running Pihole+PADD on my Rpi with Raspberry 7 inch touch display on a continous basis. For power and screen save reason I have activated blank screen after 300 seconds through raspi-config, ...
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I accidentally closed the Raspberry Pi Setup Tool

I accidentally clicked "Cancel" in the Raspberry Pi setup tool that runs on the first boot. How do I get it back? If I can't, which settings do I have to change to make the Raspberry Pi run ...
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DISPLAY=:0.0 Could not connect to any X display

I want to run a slideshow on my Pi using the software slide. When I run the command directly on my pi via the connected mouse and keyboard it works fine. But when I try tu run it via SSH (root user) I ...
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QT Creator - Raspberry Pi - 3.5" TFT - Could not initialize egl display

Please forgive my ignorance but I'm new to Raspberry Pi/Linux. I'm trying to make a touch screen app for the Pi using a 3.5" touch screen (xpt2046) and QT Creator (5.12.5). QT Creator is running ...
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HDMI output does not fill full 800x480 TFT display

I have a Raspberry Pi running Raspberry Pi OS Lite (CLI only). The Pi is attached over HDMI, via an adapter, to a 7.0 inch 800x480 TFT display from Adafruit. When I boot up the CLI, the console only ...
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Displaying only a gif on a Raspberry Pi

So all I want to do is when I turn on the raspberry Pi, I want to have it display a gif. I have tried to do research about how to do this and haven't had any luck so far. Would someone be able to help?...
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Monitor says 'Out of Range' after booting up RPi

I just bought a new Rasberry Pi 4 (this is the first time I use RPi) and connected it to an LG 24mp59g-p monitor, as well as to a keyboard and mouse and power source. I tried to set it up according to ...
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Can I use the display shelf as an input for a second camera? [duplicate]

I would like to use two different cameras with the raspberry pi 4 and I wondered if I could use the display shelf as the secondary camera input or if I need to acquired the adpater that exists for the ...
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Pi4: Allow boot with and without HDMI

I need to boot my Pi4 to boot with AND without a HDMI cable plugged in. In order to boot without a monitor connected to the Pi, I've added hdmi_force_hotplug=1 To the config.txt. Now the Pi boots ...
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fbi freezes system and other apps

I'm trying to display an image to HDMI output with fbi. I have a 3.5-inch touchscreen and a video projector as output. fbi works fine but the problem is that fbi freezes the system while shows an ...
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white ili9341 display after short

a few days ago i connected an ili9341 diaplay (https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32961284118.html) to my raspberry pi , and after installing all the required python thinks , i runned a simple code and ...
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How to automatically switch between the official 7" DPI display and a HDMI TV on Raspberry Pi 3?

I use a RPi3 with the Recalbox OS for some retrogaming. And I want to use the official 7" DPI monitor when it's portable, and the HDMI when I connect it to the TV. I tried plugging the HDMI cable ...
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Official Raspberry Pi Touchscreen display - Touch not working on the right of the display

I recently changed from HDMI display to official PI display. Although I was using this initially with keyboard and mouse, later I see the need for using touch. What I found was the touch was not ...
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Howto setup a touchscreen as pure display?

I have a Raspberry 3B that I am using with VNC. Now I want to use the 3.5inch RPi Display as a pure output device to display graphics, not for displaying the desktop on it, just using it as a ...
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Casting from Pi400 to Pi Zero W, possible?

So I have a Pi Zero W I've been wanting to use and was wondering if I pick up a Pi400, can I cast to the Zero W after turning the Zero W into a Chromecast dongle or something along that line? I was ...
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Troubleshooting: RPi 4B & ILI9341 display

I bought a generic 2.8" TFT LCD 240x320 Serial SPI Display that uses the ILI9341 driver. I cannot seem to make it work with my RPi 4B. Does anyone have an idea as to why? Or ideas to further ...
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LineAgeOs 17 on Raspberry pi4 dont boots if display is not connected

I installed Lineage os 17 into a raspberry pi4. It works normaly and start my app in boot. but if i turn my raspberry on with no hdmi cable connected. it dont boots. how can i boot my raspberry with ...
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Can any e-ink display be used as a monitor for raspberry pi?

I want to use my raspberry pi as a normal pc / tablet substitute, just for reading purposes with calibre. But instead of connecting it to a normal LCD display, I want to connect it to an e-ink display....
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Test TFT SPI ILI9341 display via startx & con2fbmap showing console

I have a 2.4" TFT LCD 240x320 Serial SPI (ILI9341 driver) that I am unsuccessfully trying to use with Raspberry Pi 4B and the Adafruit_blinka library having executed the necessary pre-requisites (...
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Is it possible to run a SPI display off of a Pi zero?

I bought a 1.6" 130*130 display (Link, SKU: MSP1601, Driver Chip: SSD1283A) to use with me pi zero in a project (Mini handheld gaming console). I have been looking for hours how to use this ...
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How to set HDMI Port 1 to be used by default on Pi4?

During some experiments it looks like my HDMI port 0 broke down. I still can SSH to it. tvservice -M <display on port 0> Does not show any activity on port 0 when I plug the HDMI cable in and ...
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Raspberry pi 4 Model B 2GB screen tearing

there seems to be screen tearing on my raspberry pi no matter what I do. I have tried using different operating systems, disabling the compositor, installing video drivers, turning on the experimental ...
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Touchscreen on Zero W without X?

I'm designing a Raspberry Pi Zero W project with a touchscreen. I want to use this screen. Would there be a way to use the touchscreen on that without having X? I'll be using /dex/fbX for the display.
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Is it possible to connect the raspberry pi 4 to a wifi enabled projector (supporting miracast / airplay) without using a HDMI cable

I have a rpi4 (4gb) currently loaded with raspberry pi os. The rpi4 is connected to my wireless network using (wlan0) and assigned a reserved ip address, the audio is connected to my soundbar using ...
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Send logger to I2C interface

How can I pass a Python logger to the i2c interface? I bought a small 0.96" oled display and would like to use it on a headless raspi. Is there some way to just display everything thats raised by ...
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Why can't you connect Raspberry Pi to a Laptop via HDMI

I have a Raspberry Pi 3b+. When I hook it up to my TV, which has HDMI input, it automatically boots up the pi and show the raspbian window. Although, when I connect it to my Laptop via HDMI there is ...
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Config.txt for connecting RPI4 to Light Projector [duplicate]

I am using this code in the config.txt and I am not able to connect properly to the projector. It is possible to decide to display or not an image but it isn't possible to turn On or Off the projector....
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Connecting to a raspberry pi 4 using a docking station?

I've just purchased the Pi 4 model B and am buying the parts I need. I have a docking station I usually use for my laptop and was wondering if the Pi can be fully set up using a docking station via ...
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Can I SSH even if I am to connect my Raspberry Pi 4B with a 3.5 inch TFT display

This is kind of a stupid newbie question but once I have my display up and running and I'll be displaying the stats of my system on it alongside stats from Pi-Hole. Will I be able to use SSh from my ...
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Media Centre HAT Setup

I've tried setting up the Media Centre HAT from Pi Supply but cannot get the TFT screen to function at all. The touch control works out of the box (resistive) and the rotation of the touch controls ...
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config.txt conditional filter for 7" touch display?

I just bought a brand new Pi4 and official 7" touchscreen display along with case. I also have another existing Pi with HDMI monitor. I'm running a custom image based on Raspbian Lite plus ...
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splash screen problem (HDMI boot screen)

For my application I have to create a splash screen, So I actually created It but I still get this messages for like 0.1s before my splash screen image shows up. can someone help me to remove them, I ...
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I have bought a Raspberry Pi display. It’s working good, but it has 3 buttons on it and I don't know what these buttons are for. Can anyone tell me?

I have bought a rassberry pi display its working good but it have 3 buttons on it and i don't know what these button are for, so can anyone tell me ?
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I wan to connect Case fan and display using GPIO pins

I want to connect a display and Case with a fan on my RPi4B. However, I am not able to do so successfully because they commonly need GROUND and +5V pins which are right now used my 3.5 inch TFT ...

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