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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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 ...
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USB to Serial console communication using Cable [duplicate]

I am trying to communication between my computer and a Raspberry Pi 3 using a USB to TTL cable. I am receiving a lot of garbage through the communication and this is making it impossible to use the ...
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Blank Gui screen, mouse pointer ONLY!

Now treat me gently, I'm already a brusied noob! I thought I was "reasonably" OK with computers, having built my own 8 bit 4K (yes, 4000 bytes) computer a few [ahem] years back, and am not afraid to ...
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New OpenGL Driver Sleeps on HDMI output

So Im tinkering with the new (experimental) OpenGL drivers for the raspberry pi. The driver seems to work somewhat so far, but has a really aggravating issue which only happens when the OpenGL support ...
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Safe to solder directly onto Pi GPIO pins?

I just purchased an Adafruit 2.2" PiTFT screen with the intent of fitting it inside an official Raspberry Pi case. If fits pretty well just resting directly onto the GPIO pins (without the supplied ...
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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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A simple display for Raspberry Pi 2 B+

I want to use RasPi to display continously some simple data (like today's weather). The thing is that I don't want to use this screen to display the Raspian console on it. I would like to control the ...
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Using the Raspberry Pi to build consumer products

I'm trying to build a consumer device which has TFT screen and when powered on will display the different options. (Specific to the product), something like when we turn on a printer we see the ...
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What is this strange rectangle?

Seemingly on random but almost always when opening an application this strange rectangle shows up in the upper right corner of my screen. It is the same porportion and colour as the colour test screen ...
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Can I connect Raspberry Pi to laptop screen? [duplicate]

I have a raspberry pi kit but I don't have a screen. All I have is an android tablet and a laptop. Can I connect it to one of them to see the screen?
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GPIO expansion and screen - First project questions

This is my first project and therefore I am trying to research how each component will fit so i can plan before purchasing. I plan to attach a screen and nine buttons to my raspberry pi 3. However, ...
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Screen APP - Using a Cellular as a screen

Is possible to use an regular cellular as a screen by conneting an usb/hdmi cable. would exist an APP which could identify and turns the cell in a raspberry pi screen?
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Eleduino 1024x600 IPS HDMI Capacitive touchscreen shows only line patterns?

I just purchased an Eleduino 1024x600 IPS HDMI Capacitive touchscreen, assembled it, powered it with external USB (a Pi2's USB was unable to keep it on), and tried the following using a Redmere HDMI ...
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RPi 2 and 3.95 TFT ili9488

I have bought a 3.95 inch TFTLCD for Raspberry Pi (ILI9488 from mcufriend) and I can't get it to work. I am just mildly experienced with Raspberry and Linux, but the way this type of screen was shown ...
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Problems with OpenGL driver

I am having problems using the experimental OpenGL driver on Pi2 and Pi3: The system boots up normally, then I will see about 10 seconds the login prompt on console. Then the screen goes blank. The ...
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Screen is not working please help ;-;

So a week ago i purchased a 7" MAKIBES touchscreen for my raspberry pi 2 I went on this website for help with setting this screen up: http://www.waveshare.com/wiki/7inch_HDMI_LCD_(B)#Rev1....
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'Zoom out' on 3.5 inch LED screen

I bought a 3.5" LED screen that is on my Pi, however it is nearly impossible to use because edges of windows are clipped off etc. How can I 'zoom out' so that all the windows are really tiny? ...
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Force HDMI output

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and a LCD I have no problem with LCD but i want to switch HDMI for video output . i tried to add these line to config.txt : hdmi_force_hotplug=1 hdmi_drive=2 ...
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4 inch Waveshare + RetroPi + fbcp

I've bought a 4 inch Waveshare Spotpear LCD screen (This one) and with the help from How to install Waveshare SpotPear 4 inch LCD in RaspberryPI 2? I've managed to get it mostly working. The problem ...
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Why can I not access my raspberry pi over usb whilst using my wifi dongle?

I'm using adafruit's usb to ttl gadget to communicate with my raspberry pi over usb. For some reason when I plug in my Raspberry Pi Ralink RT8188 wifi dongle and reboot, I can't access my raspberry pi ...
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Raspeberry Pi 2 is not using the full resolution of the screen

Once I installed Rasbian in my Raspberry Pi 2 there were black bars on the top, bottom, left and right of the screen. After searching I found that in order to remove them you have to edit the config ...
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Raspberry pi 2 wont show anything on screen, help?

So I bought a Raspberry Pi 2 to run SpillPass. It initially showed me a screen when plugged in via HDMI. Now the TV says no signal. According to the program cycling MAC addresses the device is cycling ...
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Mysterious RPi wifi problem — No wireless interfaces found

Alright, I have been unable to find a solution to this problem anywhere else online, so please bear with me: I have a new Raspberry Pi Model 2B which came with a wifi dongle (Ralink RT5370) and when ...
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Android tablet as second screen via USB

Also can you charge tablet/phone using the USB ports? is solved as the title
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GPIO.cleanup() doesn't clear my screen

I use a 16*2 screen (refe: EA W162-X3LW) for a project. I manage to display some text and scrolling text on it as I wanted but when I kill the code with the Keyboard, my GPIOs are not cleared as they ...