Questions tagged [screen]

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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Screen Software reset on usage of apt repositories

I'm using the waveshare 3.5 inch touchscreen, it's wiki can be found here 3.5wiki. From the moment I use the apt repository it becomes blank at the next reboot. The raspberry stays responsive (tested ...
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Screen Configuration does nothing, and nothing I do seems to change the desktop resolution in VNC

I connect to a headless Pi from my Mac. I've set resolution in raspi-config, I've manually edited /boot/config.txt, and when I select Screen Configuration at the desktop (VNC'd in from the Mac) ...
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Mirror imaging the Raspbian desktop for GPIO screens

How can I make the raspbian desktop look like I am viewing in front of a mirror? (basically backwards) I've already looked in the documentation for config.txt (here is a link) and tried to use rotate, ...
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RPI4 Model B won't boot Kali Linux, TV shows “No Signal” or Rainbow screen

I have RPI4 model B and I've installed Kali Linux Kali Linux RaspberryPi 2, 3 and 4 on my SDcard 64gb through Balena Etcher but when powered on, my LG tv shows "no signal", HDMI is well ...
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Blue screen over VGA monitor connected to Pi

I recently bought new raspberry pi 4 2GB and micro hdmi to vga converter. Once i try to connect pi to monitor using converter, os boots perfectly, but over whole monitor screen is light blue color ...
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How do you run Adafruit PiTFT - 320x240 without mirroring the HDMI output

I currently have a Adafruit PiTFT - 320x240 mirroring the raspberry pis HDMI output. I have developed a GUI which I would like to run on the raspberry pi, which is designed for 320x240. The problem is ...
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RasPi4 shows two connected screens even though there is only one

So I'm currently building my Smartmirror with Magic Mirror and I have some problems with the screen configuration of my Raspberry Pi 4 running Raspbian Buster. I tried changing the screen orientation ...
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Use Sony LCD screen with Raspberry Pi

I have a Sony Bravia model KDL-43W800D. The motherboard has gone faulty and does not even startup. The TV is dead. Can I use the screen with an external video and power controller and connect it with ...
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Is it possible to connect two touch screens to the Pi 4

So I know the Pi 4 will support dual monitors out of the box no problem. I am wondering if it will support dual touch screens as well. If so is there any particular issues or configuration needed to ...
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How to have piTFT3.5 screen brightness 0 at boot

I have an Adafruit piTFT3.5 running on a pi zero running raspbian-light. For this specific project the screen brightness should be 0 until a python script tells it to turn on. Right now I achieved ...
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Colorful pixels showing on screen pi4

I just received a new Raspberry Pi 4 4GB version. From the time of the first boot, I have colorful pixels showing up in different places on the screen. I'm using an FHD 1920x1080 screen and I have ...
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My raspberry pi HDMI is not working. What are my other options?

I got this old Raspberry Pi B+. One day, suddenly the HDMI stopped working completely. I know it boots up because I can still ssh into it. The thing is, I have no AV cables for alternate input. I ...
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Screen settings for Pi?

I'm working from home and my job gave me a raspberry pi to use. I've never used one before, and I have it running but theres no control panel or anything, I just want to add a blue light filter, that'...
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Is it possible to turn off my MHS3528 (ILI9486) TFT backlight?

I've got a TFT screen that uses the goodtft MHS35-show script. The screen works, and hooray, that's great! Except... It stays on, all the time, at full brightness. I would love to be able to turn my ...
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Raspberry Pi Connecting to 8 calculator screens

First of all I want to say that I am a complete noob with hardware so sorry if this question is stupid. What I want to do: I am designing a board game, in that game I want to have a raspberry pi ...
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Enabling Screen Sleep using RTSP stream

I have two IP cameras supporting RTSP, and I want to display their feeds on a monitor fed by a Raspberry Pi. My problem is that I do not want the monitor to be powered on 24/7, but only when a motion ...
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Printing out to 7" monitor for installation using textwrapper + console login

I am working on a project/installation that will be run on a 7" screen. At the moment the project selects a sentence from a txt file and then prints it out using a 'typewriter effect'. I am doing this ...
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Issues with updating screen resolution on a headless pi using VNC

Updated my screen res to 1080p using sudo raspi-config. After a reboot, VNC is still showing it as the same old small box. I have disabled overscan but can't really find any information on this issue....
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USB Dual Monitor DisplayLink Docking Station for Pi 4 B? I have WAVLink UG39DKx docking stations

My WavLink UG39DKx docking stations are USB 3.0, have an HDMI and DVI out, plus 2 USB 3.0 and 4 USB 2.0, plus Ethernet, plus Audio out. Is there a reasonable way to get the docking station working? ...
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How to connect ST7789 LCD to Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to connect to this LCD ( sry 4 japanese page:( use translate plz ) This monitor driver is ST7789, 7pins.[GND VCC SCL SDA RES DC BLK] And now I'm connecting to pi like this https://imgur....
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Raspberry Pi goes blank after 10 mins or so, until the resolution is changed. and repeats

so I just got a really cheap and free desktop monitor from work, that's like 1280x1024 resolution. Now when I first connected the pi to the monitor it failed to boot at all... which was weird, but ...
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How to connect ST7789 LCD to SPI Bus 1 as 2nd screen?

I've been trying to get this ST7789 library working with the 240x240 1.3" display on the rpi0w Python lib https://github.com/solinnovay/Python_ST7789 So far I've set all the screen pins to the bcm ...
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Artillery [ ILI9341 ] 3.2" LCD Touch Screen White Display and Driver Problem

I bought this Artillery 3.2 Inch LCD Touch Screen Display Monitor: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32553185633.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.27424c4dFky0Ok But it only shows a white screen, so I ...
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Raspberry Pi 7" Display White Screen

Good evening all. I have been working on a project involving the official Raspberry Pi 7" touch screen display and now it has spontaneously failed and will only display a white screen. I have ...
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How to change back in default raspbian desktop preference?

This is what I did, I changed something in the repository listing and my desktop suddenly changed after a reboot. It looks good now but it is using more processor and increasing the heat of my board. ...
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LCD screen not working with Raspberry Pi 3B+

I've got Raspberry Pi 3B+ and this screen and I tried to plug it up, but it's not working. OS configurations I tried: just Raspbian Waveshare drivers on same Raspbian some random drivers on same ...
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How to change screen brightness on Raspberry pi 4?

Hi raspberry PI geeks! I install Raspbian OS, and connected HDMI monitor to one of micro hdmi ports on raspberry pi 4. Question - how to change brightness of a screen? I try xrandr: 1) See 2 hdmi: ...
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Raspberry pi 4 not booting when rotating the display

When booting Gentoo with the UI interface and Raspian Buster Lite (July 2019 version) on the Raspberry Pi 4 (2 Gigas of RAM) the boot is done perfectly and it is possible to work with the PI. However ...
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I want to increase screen resolution on Raspbian Pixel for PC on DELL Optiplex 755 and ASUS monitor

Problem: cannot increase screen resolution on Raspbian Pixel for PC on DELL Optiplex 755 and ASUS monitor. The monitor is an ASUS VW202S with a single VGA port It works fine at screen resolution of ...
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PI 4 screen rotation from the terminal

I know that you can use the Screen Configuration tool from the desktop, but can I set this over ssh? Basically how can I use the Screen Configuration tool in the terminal on PI4?
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Raspberry Pi 4 - screen rotation

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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Screen resolution when VNCing into a Pi Zero W

I am using TightVNC to get into a Raspberry Pi Zero W, running Raspbian. The pi normally runs headless and I will never attach a monitor to it, only remote in. When I remote in, I see a small ...
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Why cant I use hardware keyboard when using VNC

I have a small problem. I have a spare smartphone and decided to use it as a screen for my raspberry pi 3B+. I ordered a physical keyboard and mouse for my raspi. But when I connect with my old ...
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Unable to open device /dev/spi

I'm trying to communicate with a 128x64 screen on SPI (GFX-hat pimori). It seems that the device /dev/spi* does not exist, I looked at how to do it on the net, but the device refuses to be created. ...
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Rpi3B/Rpi4B ILI9341 / XPT2046 SPI 2.8" Touch TFT LCD Connection / Driver Problem

It is possible to connect this LCD TFT screen to the raspberry 3 model B please ? I don't understand the schematic for SPI connection. Any help is welcome thank you. I have follow this answer but it ...
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Prevent Raspberry Pi From Sleeping

want to prevent Raspberry Pi from going to sleep I tried below mentioned Solution but my pi is going to sleep every 10 min. I am using Raspbian OS with Raspberry Pi 2 1.I installed xscreensaver and ...
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HDMI + GPIO Dual Screen

I am running Raspbian 4.19.34 with HDMI monitor (FullHD). I bought 5" LCD which connects to Raspberry using GPIO pins (by rpi rgb lcd and vga board). I am trying to get it to work like 2 screens. ...
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Resolution problem in 5 inch screen

I have one 5" screen, when I connect it to my Raspberry Pi see like this: But when I connect it to my computer the screen works well: I tried with change the parameter in video section in config....
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Change back from LCD driver

I've successfully installed this 3.5" LCD display, which uses this LCD driver: https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show. My problem is, that when I use VNC to remotely access the PI, (I assume) because of ...
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where to buy the raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board separately? [closed]

My raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board black plastic connector (BROWN CONNECTION ABOVE RPI DISPLAY LETTERING) that holds the ribbon to the raspberry pi broke and I am looking for a replacement ...
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How to connect 6 LCD 16x2 to a Raspberry Pi 3?

I need help with this project. I want to connect SIX LCD 16x2 screens to my Pi and send different messages between the screens. I was wondering if I could use I2C but there is a problem with the ...
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Connecting 2 raspberry pi zero to one spi screen

I wanted to know if you can connect 2 pi zero's to 1 spi screen and have a switch to switch between them?
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How to increase voltage of USB ports on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B?

I have been trying to build a Raspberry Pi laptop, and I found an issue where my screen required power at all times to run , so I decided to plug the screen in to the USB port in the Raspberry Pi. ...
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recommended screen for use in the sun

im thinking of making a raspberry pi system for use with electronic targets and need help in selection of the screen the system will be used outdoors so i need a screen that can be seen outdoors, i ...
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Couldn't get a display on the screen when using the RPi

I had a long time I didn't get my hand on the RPi. I got the Emlid image burned on a 8gb micro sdcard using the dd command. I have the pi connected to a the screen using HDMI to VGI cable, but I get ...
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Fade screen on sleep and brighten on wake

I'm looking for a way to control the screen brightness from code. I saw this post but this just turns the screen on and off. How can I dim the screen before it goes to sleep instead of just turning it ...
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3.5in TFT screen hat and Raspberry Pi 3+b

I'm trying to understand something about the MPI3508 screen I purchased (https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B07DQKQG6X). I tried powering it via usb and connected a PC in its HDMI input and got it working (the ...
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How to get 3.5PiTFT and 2.8PiTFT to work on Raspbian Jessie 8?

Whenever I download Raspbian Jessie 8 and install it, it automatically works with 7inch display and a full up monitor through ribbon cable and HDMI cable respectively. However, when I plug in the 3....
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turn screen on and off with motion sensor

I'm working on a project which will use a PIR motion sensor to turn on a connected HDMI monitor when there's someone in the room, and turn it off when they leave. I'm new to Linux, but not to Python. ...
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Raspberry Pi Crashes when I try to change screen resolution

I am running Stretch on a Raspberry Pi 3 and have been trying to change my screen resolution (connected to some Samsung touchscreen via HDMI) via sudo raspi-config the menu loads properly and I can ...

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