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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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