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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Running chromium without desktop environment

I just installed Raspbian lite on my RPI 3. I only need to run Chromium so I do not need a desktop environment. Here's the screen I use : https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/3.5inch_RPi_LCD_(B) What I ...
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How can any cellphone LCD be used as a portable monitor? [duplicate]

In simple, I just want to build some thing like : CC TV with small monitor and small camera (the smaller the both, the better). . For example, I need it to connect a camera so I can watch real time ...
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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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How do I prevent the screen from going blank only during certain hours of the day?

I am running Debian on my Pi and I'm using it for a magic mirror. I originally wanted to just prevent the screen from being blank after 10 minutes and keep it on 24/7. So I opened /etc/lightdm/lightdm....
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openplotter pi3 800x480 screen cut off

Hi I Have a Pi 3 running openplotter (http://sailoog.com/en/openplotter) and a 7" 800x480 touch screen. the desktop displays top to bottom but only about 80% from left to right. BUT the tough screen ...
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Turn off LCD touch screen on Windows 10 IoT Core

I am using 7" touch screen on my RaspberryPi 3 Model B v1.2. My device is running Windows 10 IoT Core and I've designed the kit to run an application I am developing as a UWP application with ...
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Using a KS0108 type screen for a portable terminal

I would like to use a KS0108 type for a terminal (it is desirable for its low power use, around 5-7 amps), I cannot seem to find drivers and would like to know where to start on writing my own drivers ...
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Raspberry pi stuck on boot at Starting Terminate Plymouth Boot Screen

I just had a problem with my raspberry pi 3 model b because I accidentally powered it of incorrectly, then I decided to go into recovery mode and reinstall raspbian, I am using NOOBS, the raspberry pi ...
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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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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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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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How to use Bluetooth, SPI and UART at the same time with an RPI3?

I just bought a Rpi3 and a Kuman 3.5" screen to make a minimal computer. I also have a PN532 to do NFC. My configuration: - Kuman 3.5 screen is connected to SPI0.0, touchscreen to SPI0.1; - I need ...
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Screen Blanking on console in Raspbian Stretch (Debian 9)

I've burned the new Raspbian Stretch Lite image onto a SD Card and use this as my development system. I was used to turn off screen blanking on the console by changing the BLANK_TIME in /etc/kbd/...
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My screen displays weird things

I have a problem with my raspberry pi zero. My HDMI screen shows weird things (see below). Other screens work fine it is only this one. I can move my mouse fine. Can I solve this issue or do I have to ...
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HDMI display output rendered useless on 2 different Raspberry Pi 2

Is there a way to corrupt the firmware in the Raspberry Pi ARM? I cannot understand what has happened to my 2 RPIs and I was never expecting software or the operating system being able to disable the ...
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How to connect this monitor to a Raspberry Pi?

So I disassembled an old laptop and removed its screen. In the back of the screen, there's a circuit board with this cable which eventually leads into the board shown below the screen (along with 2 ...
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Driver for 3.5 inch touch Screen (GPIO) which supports KALI LINUX

I have recently bought a 3.5 inch touchscreen for my Raspberry Pi 2 B+. After a lot of search I got this driver (working). But it is only supports Raspbian. I want to run it on KALI. Please Help.
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Screen too small for raspberry pi

I have a Pi 3 Model B+ and ordered a Kuman 3.5 tft LCD Display (The resolution is 320x480). I got the display to work but when I open the terminal it is too big for the screen. I changed the ...
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Changing Screen Resolution

I have bought the 7inch display for the raspberry pi. However, there are black borders which I cannot remove. I have tried tweaking the config.txt file by uncommenting all of the overscan lines. ...
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Daylight Screen

I have coded a graphical user interface (Qt) for monitoring a GPS and IMU connected to my Pi 3. The problem I have is that I haven't been able to find a decent daylight screen for the Pi. The better ...
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How to connect Pi 3 to computer screen or TV?

I am new to using Pi and know little about programming and hacking. I have been having issues with connecting my Pi 3 to a moniter or a screen of some sort, I also cant ping it. I put in ping ...
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Pi 3 Maximum Output Resolution

I know that a lot of people have written extensively on the problems of outputting 4k video from the Raspberry Pi. I have a similar, but related question, can the Raspberry Pi simply output static ...
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Pi not using full screen

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 and a 5" TFT LCD I got from Newegg. There is a large black space on the right side of the screen where nothing is being displayed. How can I get the Pi to use the full screen?
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Purchased an Elegoo 3.5" TFT Display and getting white screen after instructions

I recently purchased an Elegoo 3.5" TFT Display for my Raspberry Pi 2 B+. I plugged it in (correctly) and it booted to a white screen as expected. I then followed the tutorial outlined in this file:...
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How to enable HDMI on my Raspberrypi 3 without rebooting

I accidentally just locked myself out of my pi while editing /etc/ssh/sshd_config. The pi is still mounted as a drive on my desktop via sshfs so I looked at sshd_config and I can see that I ...
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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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Raspberry Pi stuck at black booting screen

Right now I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3rd Generation, and a LANDZO 3.5 Inch Touch Screen with a CanaKit 5V 2.5A Raspberry Pi 3 Power Supply It's been working until yesterday when I tried to boot it up. ...
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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 PiTFT 2.8" screen resolution

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie with a PiTFT 2.8" resistive screen. Everything is working great, except that the resolution is not optimal; icons and text are too big for the screen to ...
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Rotating a 21:9 screen to work vertically

Any help would be appriciated! So I recently got a LG 25UM58-P 25-Inch 21:9 UltraWide monitor and I'm having some issues getting it to work vertically with a raspberry Pi 3. I'm using the below ...
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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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screen mirroring to LG smart tv

I have a LG smart tv with Wifi built in and im tired of always have to connect the HDMI cable to my raspberry pi 3. Is it possible to connect to the tv via wireless like the screen sharing option on ...
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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 change screen resolution for 2.4" monitor via config.txt?

I have tried changing the screen resolution of my 2.4" monitor to 320x240, but no luck. Here is my config.txt http://pastebin.com/UdpHKLfP I have no success changing the screen resolution. My ...
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Is there a way to change the boot font size?

On my RPi3B just after the rainbow screen at initial power-up, I see some tiny text on the screen as it starts the boot process (Noobs distro). Later, I see a little larger text before it starts X. ...
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X server running but no GUI showing

I'm using a Raspberry Pi model B (512 MB RAM) with the following touch screen and the latest image of Raspbian. The screen drivers are ok, since I can see the loading screen and the tty. If I plug in ...
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First time connect without networking

The BeagleBone (BB) has this nice feature that you can screen in using the usb connection to the BB to set up your wireless the first time around. When you plug in the BB, after it boots eventually a /...
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Can a Raspberry Pi Zero support 640x480 just fine?

I almost never see anyone using a typical computer sized monitor for running Raspberry Pi Zeros. I usually only see those small LCD screens, given they're cheap, I'd like to be able to plug a ...
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With the new openGL driver, can I make a resolution change permanent?

I am using the new openGL driver to run a WebGL app. It runs a lot smoother if I change resolution to 720p, which I can do with xrandr -s 1280x720 This works perfect, but resets after reboot. I ...
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Exiting KODI makes TV turn off

I have two Raspberry Pis. One of them is a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian, and the other is a Raspberry Pi zero running Retropie. They both have KODI installed and on both of them whenever i exit, it ...
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Unlock and Lock My Raspberry from an ssh Connection

I have my RasPi connected to my TV and was wondering how I could lock and unlock the gui via SSH. I disabled the autlogin on boot with purpose and I would like to be forced to connect an Keyboard for ...
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RPi3 with Mate: no HDMI output without Ethernet connection

I'm running Mate (LTS) on my new RPi3. Everything is working fine as long as I plug in an Ethernet cable. If the cable is removed, my screen (connected via HDMI without adapters) immediately turns ...
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RaspberryPi with 7inch HDMI Screen not working

I bought a Raspberry Pi model B 3. Also I bought a 7 inch HDMI touch screen display for it. If I connect the 7" HDMI touch screen's HDMI cable to my mac, the screen works fine. If I connect ...
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Is the 7 Inch LCD Display AT070TN90 compatible?

Is the "7 Inch LCD Display AT070TN90 Compatible with AT070TN92 800×480" compatible with the Raspberry Pi 3? Amazon Link Also, would i need any drivers, or could i just plug it in the DSI port? ...
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Screen going blank after a while

When using the Raspberry Pi 3 to run a presentation in Libre Office, the screen goes blank after a while. My questions: Is there a file that I can configure/set the screen active constantly? Where ...
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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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Disable “Black screen” on raspbian jessie lite [duplicate]

I set up a raspberry pi to run as a dash/infoboard. To do this, i used midori and uncutter(to remove the cursor) and start it up from the ~/.bashrc file, like so startx /usr/bin/midori http://google....
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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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Reverting Display Brightness Changes

I have Ubuntu Mate installed on RPi3 with official 7" screen. I was changing screen brightness through Mate's GUI where I dragged the bar too much towards the dark side... Resulting BLACK LCD!!! How ...
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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 ...