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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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 ...
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Console is bigger than my Raspberry Pi screen resolution

I have bought a Raspberry Pi 7" touch screen, and it seems to work fine. When the boot process is running, the normal Linux boot messages appear on the screen - but after the screen is filled, it ...
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How to attach a TFT display to Pi 3?

I'm trying to attach this 7" display I took from a broken tablet. This is basically as far as I've gotten on the hardware side. I've done a lot of research, but maybe I missed something. Anything to ...
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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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ili9488 Display Color Problem

I have bought 2 tft lcd from this link: https://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/8378816373.html?orderId=79915084513225&productId=32610719676 and after implementing the codes in here : RPi 2 and 3.95 ...
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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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Alternative Raspbian user interface for 3.5" 320x480 LCD TDT screen

I've got PI3 with 3.5" and 320x480 resolution. I'll mainly use the LCD with Synergy keyboard sharing for now and I wonder if there are any better alternatives of user environments that would let me ...
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R.Pi gratuitous & frequent screen blank - hardware problem?

Have been using my Pi for 2 weeks, but recently discovered the monitor displaying "No Signal", and the screen went blank for a few sec before returning to normal display. I don't believe this is the ...
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Touch screen with Raspberry Pi

I have a 240x320 2.8" touchscreen, with "driver IC: ILI9341". It seems to use a SPI interface. How to connect it to the Pi (which pins to which pins of the GPIO?) and how to use it, e.g. from Python ...
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Disable Overscan not working

I am using Raspbian Jessie Lite and I want to display a website in iceweasel kiosk mode. To realise this I created an .xsession file which gets executed when booting. When the website displayes a ...
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setting up RPI TFT, GPIO and touchscreen questions

I'm thinking of buying a Raspberry Pi TFT such as this one. I would look into an official adafruit one, but I don't fancy paying £35 for a 2.8" screen... a few questions though.. Is it compatible ...
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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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Tablet PC on Windows 8.1 with hdmi like a screen for raspberry [duplicate]

I have a tablet PC Qumo vega 8008w and I want to use it like a screen for raspberry by using hdmi port, is it possible to do it without disassembling tablet PC only using hdmi port?
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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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How do I turn my screen upside down?

I got my raspberry Pi a case which protects it well and to fix it all together you have to put the screen in a specific position so it all fits in and I don't know how to invert the display so I can ...
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How to get rid of this video flickering?

When connecting my RasPio to my tv (rather old, but not tube tv anymore), I get this weird flickering everywhere on the screen where clean, thin lines with big contrast are present (including fonts). ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 no longer connects to screen

I am the proud owner of a Raspberry Pi 2. I have had it for a while now with no major hiccoughs however today I noticed it no longer connected to my 10yr old TV, via HDMI. I have tested it on another ...
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How do I resize the screen on my LCD touchscreen?

I would like to resize the screen of my Raspberry Pi with a 3.2" LCD, because is too small to view easily. How can I resize the screen?
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My raspberry goes to black screen after a while

Well, i bought a raspberry pi 3 model B, when i turn on the raspberry it is all working fine, then after 1/2 minutes, the screen starts glitching, the image starts glitching in waves, like the ...
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Calibrate the screen for shell sessions

While I certainly want my ssh access to work, for now I'm put back to accessing the shell directly using the wireless keyboard. Unfortunately, the edges are cut: I don't see the first and last two ...
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Can I use this screen with the Raspberry Pi Model 3 B

I found this screen on eBay. It says it (comes without the Driver Board(explain?)). Could anyone tell me if I can use this screen with a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, if so how? It also says, "Can be ...
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Official touchscreen brightness

refereing to Adjusting the Brightness of the Official Touchscreen Display I had success adjusting the back light power and brightness on one system, but trying the same commands on another RPi the ...
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How do I setup my Osoyoo touchscreen?

I bought an Osoyoo touchscreen for my Raspberry Pi. I tried a lot of methods to get it working but I couldn't get the screen working. I followed these methods: I found this PDF file but it didn't ...
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Lost console log after running any app that takes over the screen (but not on SSH)

I am experiencing a very annoying issue and I don't know where to look for the reason. I would really appreciate some advice. I am using Raspbian Wheezy without GUI. I work mainly through SSH and it ...
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Transfer driver in Raspberry Pi 2 Model B with Screen Kedai 3.5

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and I bought an 3.5" LCD screen from China called Kedai 3.5. To be able to use it, the Chinese company provides a link for downloading a Raspbian image with the screen ...
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TFT screen without X

I'm poised to buy a TFT touch screen for my Pi 2 or Pi 3. I have no desire to use the X Window interface (I believe this is what the stock Windowing interface is known as). Instead, I prefer the ...
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Dual touch screens , one for input and a second for output

I am working on a project where I will need to use two displays. One small touch screen display for easy user input and one HDMI display for video output. So pretty much the user would select an ...