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 gpio removal [closed]

I need to remove the headers at back of 5 inch screen. Is it possible to do this? I need the screen to be as compact as possible in a project. Thanks! This is the one. And I need to place it in a ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Enable SSH in NOOBS before install

In the last release (2.1) of NOOBS the developers have "disabled by default" SSH, so it's not possible anymore to connect to a Raspbian via SSH, which is installed via NOOBS, without enabling SSH ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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My scren blinks every 10 seconds (RPI 4)

I have a RPI 4B connected to a SAMSUNG SyncMaster 743NX with a HDMI to VGA adaptor and then a VGA to VGA cable (also the mini HDMI to HDMI adaptor for RPI 4). My screen goes black every 10 seconds and ...
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Raspberry Pi Monitor goes black periodically

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 connected to a Dell 1707FP monitor via an HDMI-to-VGA cable. Every minute or so , the screen will randomly turn black for a second and then return. This occurrence happens ...
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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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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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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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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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Best way to get “Ubuntu”-like window shortcuts?

I am looking for a simple way to set/use the same window management shortcuts as in Ubuntu (e.g. Super+LeftArrow => fill LH screen). A more complete list can be found here: https://itsfoss.com/...
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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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Raspberry does not respect Framebuffer resolution after latest update (dez 2020) and changes mid-boot

I have the following on my /boot/config.txt: framebuffer_width=1280 framebuffer_height=720 Which worked for many years on my dozens Raspberry Pis until I updated Raspbian 10.6 this week. Now, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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When using display_rotate=1 half the screen is black

I've setup my Raspberry Pi as a kiosk, on a portrait-mounted HDMI TV. After setting display_rotate=1 and the GPU split to 128MB in /boot/config.txt the screen is now the correct orientation. However ...
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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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Raspbian looses display only displaying cursor when launching emulationstation's games

Question about RetroPI and EmulationStation, or maybe Rasprbian OS? Launching game through NDS emulator 2 out of 3 HDMI devices I use will show black screen with mouse cursor visible right after. My ...
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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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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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Use RaspberryPi Touchscreen Display as Smartphones Display

I've been searching on the net if you can convert smartphones touch screen display with raspi's touchscreen display make the screen somehow go bigger. Search results always shows how to use ...
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Is it possible to connect to a display port?

I bought a HDMI to DP cable to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with Display Port. Unfortunately I get no output on the screen. Is it possible to connect the Raspberry Pi 2 to a screen with ...
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Using the DSI connector on RasPi Zero W

I'm search for compatible 4-6" touchscreens with the Raspberry Pi (Zero W, but I think it's the same for all of them) with capacitive digitizer. My questions are: Does DSI support the touch digitizer ...
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Run a .sh at startup with screen command

I want to run a program at startup, so I create a .sh with /.myprogram. I added to rc.local and program run in every boot, but I want to see program on console, so I need to attach a screen. If I do ...
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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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