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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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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi 2 Model B no image

I've just purchased a Raspberry Pi Model B, I've installed NOOBS latest version after I've formatted card with SD card formatter. Problem is when I'm booting it appears the menu to install Raspbian, ...
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StandBy with every Monitor except one

I used my RaspPi as a automatic testclient. After a while, the OS crashed and it's not bootable anymore. But thats not the main problem. I need the Raspberry somewhere else. I changed the location ...
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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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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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Reconnect of multiple RTSP streams on omxplayer and screen

I am setting up multiple rtsp streams on rpi2. The rpi will act like surveillance station. After some research I've managed to do that, here is my script below: #!/bin/bash screen -dmS camera1 sh -c '...
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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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How to keep script running even after session timeout

I have a python script I want to keep running for most of a day. I have tried the following; -- Screen. I SSH to the Raspberry Pi,and they type "screen bash", I then start my script and then "control-...
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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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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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How to connect 6 LCD 16x2 to a Raspberry Pi 3?

I need help with this project. I want to connect SIX LCD 16x2 screens to my Pi and send different messages between the screens. I was wondering if I could use I2C but there is a problem with the ...
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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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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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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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How do I get monitor to display true black? [closed]

When I change the brightness setting to 0 black #000000 displays as true black with no light coming from the screen. Unfortunately white also dims quite a bit. When I set brightness to 100, black ...
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Connect to OLED Display Module

I would like to connect to the following display which I've purchased: http://www.buydisplay.com/default/serial-3-2-inch-display-arduino-256x64-oled-screen-module-white-on-black#wishlist-wrapper This ...
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Screen and /etc/rc.local

I use a raspberry pi to collect temperature data from homebrewing activity and store it in both a MySQL database and a MongoDB database on my RPi. In addition, I have a bottle/python web server on the ...
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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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where to buy the raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board separately? [closed]

My raspberry pi 7" touchscreen display board black plastic connector (BROWN CONNECTION ABOVE RPI DISPLAY LETTERING) that holds the ribbon to the raspberry pi broke and I am looking for a replacement ...
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Connecting 2 raspberry pi zero to one spi screen

I wanted to know if you can connect 2 pi zero's to 1 spi screen and have a switch to switch between them?
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turn screen on and off with motion sensor

I'm working on a project which will use a PIR motion sensor to turn on a connected HDMI monitor when there's someone in the room, and turn it off when they leave. I'm new to Linux, but not to Python. ...
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TV display resolution issue during runtime

when I tried to tvservice -e "CEA 16", the TV's screen always black-out. Whether the option is not supported or is it a bug. I am currently, running RASPBIAN NON-NOOBS and running 4.8.16 kernel. Will ...
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minecraft-pi is not working

I use VNC viewer to connect my Pi 3, laptop and Kuman 7" touchscreen, because I cannot get access to a keyboard or mouse. When I open minecraft-pi it shows just a black screen on my laptop, but it ...
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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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi 2 flashing Rainbow Screen during setup

Ok, so this is my first ever time using a raspberry pi and I really need some help with the setup. I am connected to a monitor and trying to install the NOOB and Raspbian software on to the rPi. I ...
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Custom Splash Screen not working properly in Raspberry Pi B+

I have tried to add a custom splash screen to my Raspberry Pi B+, in order to replace the logs during the boot with a custom video, using the hints from the following website: http://blog....
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Raspbian (retropie image) doesn't detect my TV

I have some 40" Samsung smart TV and my Raspberry Pi is connected through HDMI to the TV. The screen is showing, but when I open the "monitor settings" in the Raspbian GUI it says "The following ...
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Raspberry Pi Screensaver As Signage

I have an idea and I'm working on it right now. I just wanted to see what the community's thought was on using a screensaver as digital signage. Every tutorial I've read shows someone using chromium ...
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Pi won't show anything on VGA screen

I just bought a Raspberry Pi on Adafruit website with this HDMI<->VGA cable to plug it on my second monitor. The problem is it doesn't show anything on the screen, it's totally black. So I tried on ...
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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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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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How to hide desktop to show only black screen

How to hide desktop or to show black screen so I can display images and videos by fbi and omxplayer without seeing desktop when next image is loaded?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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how do I setup the C-Berry TFT Screen with my Pi 2

How do I setup my C-Berry 5" TFT Screen from Admatec, with my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B? Distro: Raspbian Jessie 2015-11-21 Tried: wget http://www.airspayce.com/mikem/bcm2835/bcm2835-1.46.tar.gz tar ...