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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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

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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screen configuration doesn't keep my 1024x768 but xrandr does

The official screen configuration doesn't keep my 1024x768 but xrandr does. I have to manually key in the xrandr -s 1024x768 in order to get this setting. I see from the monitor that it booted in to ...
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Is there another Interface adapter/alternate driver board for PI 7" screen to take input from VGA or HDMI source?

Is there a driver board or an adapter to get VGA or HDMI into the standard Raspberry Pi 7" screen? It seems like the PI DSI interface may be proprietary? I am unsure as the screen doesn't come ...
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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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Using Raspbian OS Debian 11 Bullseye cannot get second hdmi monitor to set to anything other than 4K

Tried: using raspi-config.Setting second and first monitor to 1920*1080 editing /boot/config.txt hdmi_group=1 hdmi_mode=16 Screen Configuration tool.Found in GUI menu. This tool shows second screen ...
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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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Can we run SPI screen on Android? (Rock/Raspberry Pi project)

Can we run SPI screen on Android? https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/Pico-OLED-2.23 We don't need an Android environment and just a few message lines. Our project is with Rock/Raspberry Pi.
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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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Overlay dynamic graphic on static picture RPi & Python

I have an application where I use a Raspberry Pi to runs code and it 1) goes to the web via wifi and retrieves "weather" data from a html site query and 2) manipulates and filters the xml ...
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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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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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Minecraft Pi edition window resize issue

Hi. I have this issue when I'm trying to resize (specifically - maximize) the window of the minecraft-pi software. There are more weird behaviors of the window when attempting to resize in other ways, ...
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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 (RaspberryOS) (which I have connected as a desktop computer) https://www.raspberrypi.org/products/raspberry-pi-4-model-b/specifications/?resellerType=home #Connection ...
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Ultra-wide monitor support - Screen resolution, Video and Audio Raspberry Pi 4 B

Ultra-wide monitor specs: 34 inch WHFD (2560 x 1080) IPS Display (21:9) - HD 10 AMD Free sync OS: Arch linux with Openbox (lightdm) Issues: Managed to get 2560x1080 pixels with "...
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HDMI-to-( TTL or LVDS ) decoder/driver on a custom PCB [closed]

I am working on a custom-made handheld PCB based around a PI Compute Module and one of the hardest steps I have found is how to include an HDMI-to-(50pin-TTL or LVDS) driver on my PCB to run my LCD ...
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Autostart works only in VNC, but not on physical screen

I have connected a screen to Raspberry Pi 4 b+ and from a Windows 10 PC I have a VNC session to the Raspberry Pi. On the Raspberry Pi, I have added an autostart "script" and it works well... ...
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rc.local server boot using screen not working

I have a Nukkit (not Bukkit) Minecraft server, and I want it to start on boot. The command to run the server is java -jar nukkit/nukkit.jar. I want to run it in a detached screen command with the name ...
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Making a RasPi backed Smart-TV

I have been dreaming of building up my own smart home - and as a gamer, an integral part of that is to have a proper TV that can handle my media streaming needs and my DVB-C (cable TV) needs for when ...
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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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