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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi Crashes when I try to change screen resolution

I am running Stretch on a Raspberry Pi 3 and have been trying to change my screen resolution (connected to some Samsung touchscreen via HDMI) via sudo raspi-config the menu loads properly and I can ...
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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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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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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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Screen resolution when VNCing into a Pi Zero W

I am using TightVNC to get into a Raspberry Pi Zero W, running Raspbian. The pi normally runs headless and I will never attach a monitor to it, only remote in. When I remote in, I see a small ...
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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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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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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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How to change screen brightness on Raspberry pi 4?

Hi raspberry PI geeks! I install Raspbian OS, and connected HDMI monitor to one of micro hdmi ports on raspberry pi 4. Question - how to change brightness of a screen? I try xrandr: 1) See 2 hdmi: ...
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Change back from LCD driver

I've successfully installed this 3.5" LCD display, which uses this LCD driver: https://github.com/goodtft/LCD-show. My problem is, that when I use VNC to remotely access the PI, (I assume) because of ...
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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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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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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 ...
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sCommand not found

I am trying to install a waveshare LCD touch screen on a Raspberry Pi running the OctoPi (Raspbian based) OS. Following the Waveshare tutorial: I have downloaded and extracted the drivers and moved ...
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Sending data to a 1602 LCD in Mono C# over i2c

How would I be able to put information on a 1602 lcd over SPI? I was thinking that it may be possible to write to the pin (like a file) with all the hex codes of the letters etc. or similar. I'm a ...
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Two GPIO-based TFT screens?

Is it possible to connect two GPIO screens to the Raspberry Pi at once? Ideally, one with touchscreen capabilities and one without. If it's not possible, could both a GPIO screen and a small HDMI ...
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Connect screen to rasp

I have disassembled a virgin router that I had left over at home, and managed to get this screen out. I am wondering if it would be possible to connect it to the raspberry to show time or something ...
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Need to initialize serial connection with screen

My Problem: I've got an Arduino connected to my Pi via /dev/ttyUSB0 and I always have to initialize the connection via screen, otherwise I cannot send any values via Bash or Python. What I'm doing: ...
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Wiring up a ILI9341 TFT Screen + Touch

I've bought a ILI9341 TFT LCD Screen + Touch to my Raspberry pi. The screen is the MI0283QT-9A "TFT PROTO", from Mikroeletronika. Here is the link to the producer's page. It has an ILI9341 chipset, ...
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Raspberry Pi as smartphone

How can I transform a Raspberry Pi into a smartphone? What options as screens do I have? There are already plenty of answer regarding to batteries in the forum. Like Battery powered Raspberry Pi or ...
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Screen Frozen despite RPI working

I have set up my Raspberry Pi to display the contents of an Ice weasel tab permanently. However, the screen has now frozen and I can't seem to recover it. The raspberry pi is still on and functioning ...
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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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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 ...