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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Raspbian - Save and restore terminal/screen content

This is sort of a basic question, I guess it's not a specific issue with Raspbian but my knowledge about terminals is pretty limited. I wanted to start with some shell programming which includes ...
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OMXplayer pexpect loop screen blacks out

I Run omxplayer in a loop with pexpect via python. After a period of time, the screen blacks out and the pi is unresponsive to keyboard input. I have hostapd running and it responds by sending me back ...
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Seeeduino TFT and RPi?

I have a spare 2.8" TFT Touchscreen from Seeeduino and I've been thinking about attaching a screen onto a RPi. However, I am not very familiar with hardware/electronics. My screen uses 8 data lines +...
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Starting Python Program with Screen Automatically

I'm trying to turn a headless Pi into a single purpose computer. The application I wrote uses a ncurses GUI and I want it to start on boot. The program also needs to be run on a separate 'screen' (...
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Why wont the Pi recognize my TV when I plug it in after boot?

Currently I am using a relatively new Westinghouse TV with my RasPi. It works perfectly with one caveat, I need to boot with it plugged in to the HDMI for it to work. I run my Pi headless most of ...
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Using iPod touch screen and digitizer with the Raspberry Pi

I recently replaced the screen on my iPod touch 4th generation because the glass was cracked. I am now left with the old screen which is perfectly functional. I am wondering if there is any way I can ...
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Are there any tiny screen I could use to make a wearable RPi?

I really want to make a wearable Raspberry Pi, but I need a screen. I found some video glasses, but they're awfully expensive and mostly in the US, which is a problem since I live in Germany. Are ...
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How can I change my font size without it cropping on the screen? [duplicate]

I have this screen https://www.adafruit.com/products/913 I have tried to do change fonts from /usr/share/consolefonts/ like this setfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat15-Terminus22x11.psf.gz But my ...
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How to attach TFT screen to RasPi?

I purchased this 3.5" display from Adafruit (https://www.adafruit.com/products/913). However, I am a complete hardware noob. Am I suppose to solder the 2 wires not attached RCA connectors to the ...
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Raspberry pi remote access active session

When I remote access the raspberry pi with software now installed I do not get to access the current session displayed on my tv, but rather a new session. Is there software to access the current ...
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Could the raspberry pi be used for stimulus presentation in psychological experiments?

I am a cognitive psychologist / neuroscientist. In a lot of the experiments that I run I have participants - mostly undergrads - sit at a computer and respond to certain combinations of visual stimuli....
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Remove darkening monitor

My monitor goes dark after a while of inactivity. How do I alter or remove that setting in the Raspberry Pi (debian).
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Conect a phone screen to the RPi (GPIO)?

I've an old cellphone I don't use anymore (LG Secret (KF750)) and I was thinking about disassembling it in order to use its screen with the RasPi (probably with the GPIO pins ?). It sounds nice to me ...
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Why RCA video doesn't provide colors

When I use the HDMI with my Raspberry Pi, all is ok. But when I use RCA output on my television, the screen is black/white. I have installed OpenELEC. I already changed of PERITEL-RCA adapter, I ...
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Bare Metal Assembly/C(++) Programming

I'm trying to make a small os on my Raspberry Pi. I have good assembly and strong c/c++ knowledges but I need some help. For my first experiments I worked with Qemu and it's serial output but now I ...
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Screen doesn't turn off

Is there a way for the hdmi output to completely turn off. When I leave my pi idle the screen turns black but the screen stays on and never turns off. The monitor turns to off/idle with other ...
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Monitors to use with Rpi?

Me again. Interested in Edge 10 EF185a LED LCD 18.5" DVI Monitor Notice some monitors are sold as having DVI input, some with DVI-D input. Are these the same and both suitable for use with Rpi? If ...
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Would this work OK with a Raspberry Pi instead of a monitor?

Would this TV (Furrion 19" HD Ready 720p LED TV Freeview) be a suitable option instead of a monitor? I need something for my son's Raspberry Pi, and I thought this would do instead of a monitor. An ...
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Screen blank, does not boot

I have 2 Raspberry Pi's. the second boots up fine, but the first seems faulty. It has never booted. I tried it initially with a long HDMI lead to my flat screen Samsung television. Nothing. Then I ...
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Suitable monitors to use with Raspberry Pi?

I bought my son a 'starter' bundle, minus USB hub and monitor. Are any suitable or do they need to be specific? I noticed that some are VGA, others DVI, etc. Also what should I look out for in a USB ...
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Connecting two TFT LCD screens to Raspberry Pi [closed]

I need to connect two small TFT LCD screens to Raspberry Pi and two push buttons. Does Raspberry Pi have enough GPIO pins for this? What TFT screens can be recommended to do this?
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Why do I not have a /boot/config.txt fle?

I have a Raspberry pi B, and downloaded and installed "2012-10-28-wheezy-raspbian.img." I am using a 3.5 inch VGA TFT-LCD monitor, where the tiny font was hard to read, but I have managed to increase ...
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How can I zoom out the HDMI output in order to fit in areas of the screen that are being clipped?

At present every time I load up my RasPi via HDMI the edges of the screen are clipped, making it difficult to see what is being typed at the bottom of the screen and to read output on the left side. ...
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Raspbmc first boot without tv

Do I need a monitor to do the first boot with Raspbmc? I know it needs wired internet connection to update and all how long does it usually take? (I have a very fast connection) I can hook up a ...
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Disable screen blanking in X-Windows on Raspbian [duplicate]

We intend to use a RPi at work to drive a status display panel - it will show our project's bug status and a few other statistics of vital importance. I've been trying stop the screen-saver from ...
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Problems with Raspberry Pi Resolution

I recently purchased a Raspberry Pi and I hooked it up to my 22" Acer monitor. The monitor has a resolution of 1680x960. I tried several resolutions in the config.txt and some of them make the ...
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Would this touchscreen work with a Raspberry Pi?

I'm looking at getting this 659GL-70NP/C/T touchscreen for my Raspberry Pi but I'm not sure if the touch surface will work with the Raspberry Pi Android OS. Will it?
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How can I use a PC laptop or Mac Book to run a Raspberry Pi?

I want to let some smart programers play with a few Raspberry Pi boards at an event I am running. They will all have laptops and internet access. We probably won't have access to keyboards and screens ...
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How can I change the bash screen resolution to custom values?

I installed archlinux-arm on the RPI. I have a TV, which has 1680x1050 resolution. Where can I change the bash settings to fit the screen correctly? I also want to the boot screen (where I can see ...
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Is there a way increase text size in Raspbian?

I am currently running a Raspberry Pi on a television and the text size is too small to read. So I was wondering if there is a way to resize the text.
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Driving a 15 KHz RGB monitor

I'm interested in the prospect of using a RP to run MAME in a real arcade cabinet. The easy way is to replace the cabinet's monitor. However I'd really like the authenticity of keeping the original ...
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How can I use the Debian GL screensavers or any others that support hardware acceleration?

The sole purpose for my RPi is to use the DVI out functionality and I am going to rip apart a 19" LCD HD screen and build it into my own frame. I already did this with a very old notebook a few year ...
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Using the Pi as a kiosk OR how to get VNC on Pi

I would like to run the Pi as a kiosk that many people can use. The Pi is not quite powerful enough to run the application that I would like. Is there a way to use the Pi just as a display and to ...
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What qualities should I look for in a small, 7“ or 10” monitor?

Hi, which small small and portable monitors would you suggest to combine with Raspberry Pi. As Raspberry Pi is part of huge range of different project please suggest which would be best in each of ...
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Connect Pi to an old laptop screen

So I recently received my Pi in the post and I'm now trying to think what to use it for. I've had a look around and I quite like the idea of attaching a screen to it and using it as an RSS Reader/...
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Can I use the screen/keyboard of a laptop with the Pi?

I have a very old, not very fast laptop. (The screen and keyboard work well, but the hard drive is dying and the RAM's getting slow). The other day an idea struck me: could I use the screen/keyboard ...
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Which small displays have been confirmed to work?

Which small (7-10") displays have been confirmed to work with the Raspberry Pi? Also, what should I consider when looking to buy one of these displays or trying to integrate one with my Raspberry Pi?
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What could cause a failure to display anything on the HDMI output?

Occasionally, when I power up my friendly RPi, the screen stays blank as if there is no output from the HDMI. I can still ssh to the device, so it is working. Can anyone suggest reasons why it may be ...

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