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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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White Screen Problem from Waveshare 7 inch display model B + Raspberry Pi 3 B

The display: 7inch Capacitive Touch Screen LCD (B), 800×480, HDMI, Low Power The raspberries I have: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 2015 production OS: Debian GNU/Linux 11 (bullseye) / aarch64 ...
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Black screen when booting up raspberry pi

I use a 4GB raspberry pi 4B. Recently, I switched to Ubuntu, and it had been working fine, until one day, I booted it up and the screen was black. Sometimes a glitched Ubuntu loading screen appears ...
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Raspberry pi4 with G2TSP

Im trying to connect an G2TSP touch screen, the display worksfine but the touch doesn't work, just when i unplug and plug the power and the USB(touch). It doesn't work at power up, but when i connect ...
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ILI9341 Touchscreen Error

I'm using a Raspberry Pi Pico and an ili9341 touchscreen. To the codes below; import machine import ili9341 # Set up the SPI bus spi = machine.SPI(0, baudrate=10000000, miso=machine.Pin(16), mosi=...
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connecting raspberry pi 4 to external screen or control without changing any settings (broken touchscreen)

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 4 connected to the original touchscreen. A few days ago, the display stopped working. The system controlled by the pi seems to still be working, so the fault seems to lie in ...
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Can't find DMT mode resolution for VNC

After last update If I try to set screen resolution for my VNC connection, I can't see too DMT mode options. Any idea?
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Scheduled screen dimming with mouse interrupt not working

I have the official raspberry pi 7" touch screen and I'm struggling to get my python script to reset the screen brightness when I touch the screen. I've setup a service that calls my ...
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Black screen until turning TV off and on again (Rpi OS 64-bit only)

When booting Raspberry Pi OS 64 bit on a Pi 4 (4 GB) the boot process is visible and normal until the "Welcome to Rpi OS" screen — after that the screen turns black (TV still detecting a ...
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access raspberry via computer or external monitor

I want to programm a selfdriving car with visual recognision therefor I will later use opencv4. When connecting the Pi via computer I have a problem concerning the remote desktop connection and vnc ...
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How to add a second screen to rapsi 4 whitout raspi crashing

Hi I recently bought this screen on amazon and every time I connect it my raspi 4 freeze after 5-10min On the user manual it instruct to add this to the config.txt in /boot max_usb_current=1 ...
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Multiple screen control with RPi4

I have a question regarding Raspberry Pi 4. Can I control 6 inch, 3 oled screens with Rpi 4? I want to render all the screens differently, is that possible? Thanks in advance for your answers. OLED 6 ...
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Pi 4, 2 monitors with same display - screen layout changes not being respected

I have 2 HDMI touchscreens that I'd like to have with identical vertical displays. By identical, I mean I'd like the screens to be mirrored and show exactly the same image. The Screen Layout Editor is ...
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screen change with a presence detector

in relation to the change of application / screen from a terminal, my idea is that in "rest" a kitten is seen, and when a presence sensor detects activity, a policeman appears asking for ...
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Can the Raspberry Pi detect when the screen turns off for a script?

I’m running a Raspberry Pi in my car with an official screen (link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B073S3LQ6Q/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_dl_ZSPC0NJXFQVBZ19PXGCP?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1). It’s for obd. When I ...
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why xeyes can't open display on raspberry pi with local display and variable set, no ssh

Hi I'm trying to use xeyes on a rapsberry Pi equiped with an LCD screen. I'm using Raspberry Pi Os Lite Legacy ( a debian buster) and i've installed the packages x11-apps. But when I try a DISPLAY=:0 ...
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Raspberry pi not connecting to monitor

I am using raspberry pi 4 B+ with dell monitor DEL-DELL_E228WFP. But it shows auto detect(digital input) and keeps going to black screen when I move the cursor. Also it goes to power save a lot and ...
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Touch screen bug (using to display system screen)

I'm trying to display my raspberry screen on a LCD touch screen. I followed http://www.lcdwiki.com/3.5inch_RPi_Display#Driver_Installation\ On this link there is a video showing it working properly, ...
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Screen display issue,

My sons new raspberry pi works perfectly on his 26" monitor. unfortunately it looks like this on his new 7" waveshare touchscreen. I haven't got a clue, can anyone help?
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RPi Zero 2 W monitor image lost during boot [closed]

TLDR: RPi Zero 2W outputs image only for a few seconds then stops My brand new Zero 2W is having issues with the monitor image. During boot I can see the init messages going by and at some point ...
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Not booting after enabling pixel doubling

My Raspberry Pi 4 8GB RAM version with 30Oct2021 upgrade and fully updated and booting from mSD card. As the chrome browser address bar font was too small in spite of trying many options, I tried ...
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How to create a "strobe light" (flashing) effect with a display controlled by Pi?

I've been stuck longer than I'd care to admit trying to find a solution for representing signal data visually with a "strobe light" type of effect or something similar, as a component of a ...
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Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 LTS won't open a login shell on Raspberry Pi 4 (screen turns off)

I tried to install Ubuntu Server using the official Imager (so without downloading the image myself) Ubuntu starts to boot, I see some command line output. Too fast to read it all, I see e.g. ...
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RPi 3 Model B+ HDMI not working due to new version of Raspberrypi OS

I've updated my RPi 3 B+ which has been working like a charm for years, but I ended up with a black screen, no HDMI connected message on my TV. Steps I've follow: Download Raspberry Pi Imager. Plug ...
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How to make application window sizes fit within smaller screen dimensions on Raspbian

This is my first question so forgive my inconsistencies in Stack Exchange writing convention. I am using a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B connected to a 5" (800*480px) HDMI touchscreen. [Here is the ...
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Just got a raspberry pi 4b, it will show bootloader with no SD card in. If I try and insert an SD card the screen flashes. First time booting

This is my first raspberry pi and I've been trying for 4 hours to get it to turn on and I'm starting to think it's defective. I can't find anyone in the internet having the exact same problem as me. I ...
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Headphone Jack deactive when RasPi starts without screen

I want to set up a Jukebox (Phoniebox) with my RasPi (3b+) with an audio output via the headphone Jack. When I boot the RasPi (3b+) with a connected HDMI screen, everything works fine, and I get an ...
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Screen using Mac and Serial Cable

I am trying to connect to my Pi via a serial cable using the following command in my Mac terminal... screen /dev/tty.usbserial* 115200 However, I keep getting the the following errors: [ 2870.290939] ...
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Cast raspberry pi screen to Android?

I am looking for a way to use my (very) old tablet as a monitor for my raspberry pi 4 that's running Linux (I am willing to change to Raspbian if needed). The tablet runs on Android 4.4.2 (I have ...
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Driver corrupts OS

I've been working on a PI project, I am using Waveshare 7" touchscreen, now I need to download driver to enable touchscreen, I tried downloading it from their website: https://www.waveshare.com/...
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Connect with tmux instead of screen

New questioner here! I am able to connect to my device using the following command: screen /dev/tty.usbmodem* 115200 My device is connected to my Mac with a microUSB -> USB cable. Is there a way ...
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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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S.O.S Monitor Says No signal and HDMI inactive to Raspberry Pi4B

I connected mi PI4B to the monitor with HDMI-MicroHDMI adapter, and when I power de PI device, the monitor says "HDMI Inactive" and no signal. The screen was in black. The Red led of the PI ...
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Can a Raspberry Pi 4 run at 75hz at 1080p resolution?

I have a 1080p monitor which can run at 60 and 75 hz and I was looking to buy a raspberry pi. Can the latest raspi 4b+ support this combination of refresh rate and resolution? I was not able to find ...
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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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Backlight control with 2.4 Inch display

I have 2.4 Inch display attached to a Raspberry Pi 3B+, it totally works, but I've noticed that when raspbian turn off the display, the backlight led is still on. There is a way to control the ...
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Set custom screen blanking time

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with the official 7" touchscreen with the latest Raspberry Pi OS installed. In the GUI, I've turned on Screen Blanking. It does exactly what I want -- the screen's ...
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Blank Screen possibly not booting

I have a raspberry Pi 4 (or I should say that my son has one). It worked great for about a week and now it is dead. The red and green lights indicate that the pi is plausibly running but there is no ...
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RPi's screen starts doing strange things when running a software

I would like to know if someone could help me with this, when I starts a software like Blender or Sonic Pi my screen begins to freeze and by continuing refreshing the screen I finish with a white ...
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Is there a screen that will fit the Raspberry Pi Zero W that doesn't use I2C [closed]

I've been using the Adafruit PiOLED which causes some issues with the PiSugar 2 battery I'm using. Because of this, I'm looking for recommendations on a screen that doesn't use the I2C protocol. I'd ...
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CRT Computer Monitor Keeps "Flickering" When Pi (With RetroPie) Plugged In

I have this very annoying problem that I have no clue how to fix. So I've been trying to fix an arcade cabinet that my father started working on almost a decade ago as a part of his Christmas present, ...
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ssh shuts down when screen turns off

I have ssh running on boot, on my raspberry PI, it works fine, until the screen shuts off, or it goes into a sleep mode, or whatever its doing. Then ssh becomes unresponsive, and I cannot establish ...
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Rasberry Pi 3 a+ monitor not working blank screen

I just bought a 3A+ Pi. I'm not seeing anything on a computer or tv screen when HDMI is plugged in. I did the following trouble shoots: Used different computer screens and tv. Plugged in different ...
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Is there a reason my GPIO pins have a low voltage?

I'm currently using a Raspberry Pi Zero W running Pi OS Lite. I'm using the following external hats with it: PiSugar 2 Battery 1000mAh link Serial PiZero addon link PiOLED link Here's my situation: ...
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Headphone deactivates when RasPi is started without screen (HDMI)

To my Rasbian setup I have a set of speakers connected via the headphone jack and it works just fine when I start the RasPi (3b+) with a connected HDMI screen, also when accessing it via a web portal (...
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Send Messages to Raspberry Pi [closed]

I want to build a gift, similar to the Heartbox with my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B V1.1. My simpler Version will just be the Raspberry Pi with a screen attached to it anywhere in the world with a wifi-...
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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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Raspberry Pi 4: cannot use 1920×1080 resolution on a Full HD monitor (Asus PA238)

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB). I installed the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS (2020-08-20-raspios-buster-armhf-full.zip) on it and plugged it on my 1080p TV, and everything worked as ...
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White screen after the power on [duplicate]

I'm working on raspberry pi4 and 7" display. When I start the raspberry, but after 3 seconds of black screen, it turns white. I have already formatted the sd but the problem persist. Which is the ...
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Using a Kindle Paperwhite screen with raspberry

I recently broke the screen of my Kindle Paperwhite, basically almost 1/3 of the bottom screen is still with the cover image and doesnt get updated. So instead of throwing it away, I was wondering if ...
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Second Acer monitor X183H native 1366 x 768 HDMI-to-VGA adapters "Input Not Supported" (*First AcerG195W works great)

#Raspberry Pi w/ latest Raspbian (Raspberry's OS) (which I have connected as a desktop computer) https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-model-b/specifications/?resellerType=home #...
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