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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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New Raspberry pi 3 startup issue. Rainbow+Blackscreen

I just bought my first raspberry pi 3. So firstly connected with HDMI mouse and keyboard,download the latest version of noob from pi site and connect the pi3 to 2amp mobile charger. First bootup went ...
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Raspberry Pi custom resolution issues for 12.3" 1920x720 LCD

I have an LCD from a Chonese manufacturer. 12.3", resolution is 1920x720 pixels. When I set the following in the config.txt file I get some white stuff at the bottom of the screen. Any ideas why? ...
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Screen gpio removal

So I need to remove headers at back of 5 inch screen. Is it possible to do this .I need screen to be compact as possible in a project. Thanks. These are the one. And I need to place it in a custom ...
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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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How to keep script running even after session timeout

I have a python script I want to keep running for most of a day. I have tried the following; -- Screen. I SSH to the Raspberry Pi,and they type "screen bash", I then start my script and then "control-...
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RetroPie + 4.0" TFT screen not working

I have tried everything except reinstalling RetroPie, because I want to try every last thing, before I spend hours reinstalling all my games and so on. Here it goes: I bought a screen from AliExpress:...
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How do you fix the screen size of raspberry Pi 7" screen

So I set uncommitted over scan in the config.txt file like I found on Google, but still didn't fix it. How do I get all of my screen to display? It's a 7" screen. I had a 2.8" display... used the ...
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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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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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How to set the video resolution over composite?

I am trying to make a RPi 1 work nicely with an old LCD PAL TV (Sony KLV-20SR3). The video signal goes over composite (over SCART) because HDMI is not available. I am using LibreELEC. By default the ...
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Raspberry doesn't boot on second time

I've been trying to use Stretch on my raspberry pi 3 for a few weeks already, and it seems that I have some trouble for starting the Pi. I installed Stretch on a 32 Gb SD card, but I also tried with ...
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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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Only screen resolution option is “Default - preferred monitor settings”

When using the graphics Raspberry Pi Configuration tool, or when using raspi-config from the command line, the only option for setting the resolution is: Default-preferred monitor settings. How do ...
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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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Raspberry pi screen resolution and power supply

My RPi screen resolution is lower when I power it from a mobile charger than when I power it from a power supply. When I use the power supply it gives a different (higher) resolution. I checked the ...
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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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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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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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Resolution Issue

When I connect my raspberry pi to a monitor through an HDMI cable, the resolution gets lower at the boot of the desktop UI, but when I click on start menu it turns to 1920×1080. Sometimes it randomly ...
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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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Supply 5v to peripheral using solder pads and not GPIO?

This seems like a simple enough question but it hasn't been easy to find an answer! I have a Pi3 (with recommended PSU), official screen, official camera and I've now added the respeaker 2-mics Pi ...
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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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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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Running Alexa processes inside Screen to save desktop real estate

Here's the story (TL;DR is at the bottom): I've followed the tutorials in the github page and pimylifeup for setting up Alexa on a RPi3. I now have a working Alexa, started with a nice script. Great ...
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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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Official 7" Display not functioning correctly

The first day I had the display, it booted fine, loaded and worked just fine, however I had a little bit of flickering from the screen. Today I tried to boot again and the screen comes up with some ...
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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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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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Change default (as in nothing plugged in) screen resolution

I will probably be using my Raspberry Pi (running Ubuntu Mate) for remote desktop, but not all of the time. Sometimes I will want to plug it into a monitor. When it's not plugged into a monitor, I'd ...
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How to hide desktop to show only black screen

How to hide desktop or to show black screen so I can display images and videos by fbi and omxplayer without seeing desktop when next image is loaded?
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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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Screen doesn't turn off

Is there a way for the hdmi output to completely turn off. When I leave my pi idle the screen turns black but the screen stays on and never turns off. The monitor turns to off/idle with other ...
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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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How do I change screen resolution in Pixel?

I am using Raspbian Jessie, with my Raspberry Pi 2 and a 52" TV. I just updated. Now, after loading the Pixel my screen size is about 32" and the resolution is lousy. I looked around in the Pixel ...
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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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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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Pi connected Screen blackouts

I bought the Raspberry Pi 2 B, two days ago. I power it using a 5V 2A USB adapter. To the Pi, I have connected USB keyboard and Mouse(separate USBs), the Ethernet cable, HDMI to HDMI(44-inch LED-LCD ...
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Pi won't show anything on VGA screen

I just bought a Raspberry Pi on Adafruit website with this HDMI<->VGA cable to plug it on my second monitor. The problem is it doesn't show anything on the screen, it's totally black. So I tried on ...
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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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Custom screen resolution for Android on Raspberry Pi 3

I am using a 7" TFT LCD Display (1024x600) with the Raspberry Pi 3 and I can not make it work with that screen resolution. It looks like it is zoomed in. I know that there are a bunch of topics about ...
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Use an Android tablet display with Raspberry Pi

I want to use my old android tab (dead) display with Raspberry Pi. I am thinking of connecting screen via I/O ports of Raspberry Pi. I need to find display driver for tabs screen, as my Tab is dead, ...
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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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Upside down screen on Pi with Kumantech 3.5"

On a pi B with raspbian-stretch, I have tried every tip I could find to get the touch screen to rotate 180 degrees: commands in config.txt, new drivers, using ./LCD-show 180, and more. Nothing works ...
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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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RetroPie | Display main screen on vnc viewer

I am attempting to set up my raspberry pi as a portable gaming solution using a USB battery power bank, PI and IPad (For the Screen). I have tried installing TightVNCServer in combination with x11vnc ...
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How can I blank the screen from the command line over SSH?

This is the same question as this but for Raspberry Pi 3 / Raspbian. I need a way to show black screen by running command in console by using SSH connection. Monitor should not go to standby I ...
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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 ...