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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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Need to know requirements for lcd module connector for raspberry pi 2

I need to hook up a high brightness 5 inch LCD module to Raspberry Pi 2, but besides HDMI option I don't know much about RPi interfaces available for screen connection. Most screens I can find have ...
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RPI Screen Setup

I am thinking about getting this screen. It is RCA I believe and so I will need a converter. If I bought that screen with this do you think that would work? Also, with that setup how is the screen ...
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recommended screen for use in the sun

im thinking of making a raspberry pi system for use with electronic targets and need help in selection of the screen the system will be used outdoors so i need a screen that can be seen outdoors, i ...
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unable to install e-paper display, module epd2in7 not found

I bought a 2.7inch e-Paper HAT, I install everything but when I try to run a code I have Traceback (most recent call last): File "demo2.py", line 1, in <module> import epd2in7 ...
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Run a .sh at startup with screen command

I want to run a program at startup, so I create a .sh with /.myprogram. I added to rc.local and program run in every boot, but I want to see program on console, so I need to attach a screen. If I do ...
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How can any cellphone LCD be used as a portable monitor? [duplicate]

In simple, I just want to build some thing like : CC TV with small monitor and small camera (the smaller the both, the better). . For example, I need it to connect a camera so I can watch real time ...
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How do I prevent the screen from going blank only during certain hours of the day?

I am running Debian on my Pi and I'm using it for a magic mirror. I originally wanted to just prevent the screen from being blank after 10 minutes and keep it on 24/7. So I opened /etc/lightdm/lightdm....
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Raspberry Pi custom resolution issues for 12.3" 1920x720 LCD

I have an LCD from a Chonese manufacturer. 12.3", resolution is 1920x720 pixels. When I set the following in the config.txt file I get some white stuff at the bottom of the screen. Any ideas why? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi 7 inch capacitive touch drivers

I have bought this capacitive touch screen and it comes with an image of Raspbian (i think) already with the touch drivers installed. I wonder if anyone know where I can find the correct drivers for ...
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How to show audio signal on the screen of raspberry pi? and how to input the sound signal? [closed]

The screen i used is http://www.amazon.co.uk/Touch-Screen-Designed-Raspberry-Model/dp/B00UV78E9Q/ref=sr_1_14?ie=UTF8&qid=1432902157&sr=8-14&keywords=raspberry+pi+2 I would like to know how ...
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VGA to HDMI Converter

I have a VGA screen I want to buy for the raspberry pi. However since the pi 2 only has hdmi I need a converter. Do you think this will work? Also is there anyway I could use an RCA screen to connect ...
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Connecting a pi to an LCD monitor screen

I want to build a raspberry pi photo frame. I understand that I can pick up a fairly cheap laptop LCD screen, but I'm confused about how to connect the raspberry pi and the screen. I've seen LCD ...
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Small display with no assembling

I'd like to buy a display for my pi (B+, I will by it as fast I can). But I can't find any options that does not require assembling. Display can be "anything", like character lcd (http://www.adafruit....
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Can I use Raspberry Pi with PiTFT and Wolfson Pi audio card at the same time?

I have been using my Raspberry Pi with PiTFT 2.8" display. I have recently purchased Wolfson Pi audio card, but I cannot imagine how to make both components (PiTFT and Wolfson Pi) work together. ...
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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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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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How to connect ST7789 LCD to SPI Bus 1 as second screen?

I've been trying to get this ST7789 library working with the 240x240 1.3" display on the rpi0w Python lib https://github.com/solinnovay/Python_ST7789 So far I've set all the screen pins to the bcm ...
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Raspberry Pi 7" Display White Screen

Good evening all. I have been working on a project involving the official Raspberry Pi 7" touch screen display and now it has spontaneously failed and will only display a white screen. I have ...
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LCD screen not working with Raspberry Pi 3B+

I've got Raspberry Pi 3B+ and this screen and I tried to plug it up, but it's not working. OS configurations I tried: just Raspbian Waveshare drivers on same Raspbian some random drivers on same ...
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Unable to open device /dev/spi

I'm trying to communicate with a 128x64 screen on SPI (GFX-hat pimori). It seems that the device /dev/spi* does not exist, I looked at how to do it on the net, but the device refuses to be created. ...
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Prevent Raspberry Pi From Sleeping

want to prevent Raspberry Pi from going to sleep I tried below mentioned Solution but my pi is going to sleep every 10 min. I am using Raspbian OS with Raspberry Pi 2 1.I installed xscreensaver and ...
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Resolution problem in 5 inch screen

I have one 5" screen, when I connect it to my Raspberry Pi see like this: But when I connect it to my computer the screen works well: I tried with change the parameter in video section in config....
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Pi freezes when setting defaults for large screens, broken pipe message

I ssh into my Pi to run on my laptop with RealVNC. I have a 4K display so everything is very small, almost unreadable. I can expand the window but this makes things blurry and it's annoying to have to ...
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How to get 3.5PiTFT and 2.8PiTFT to work on Raspbian Jessie 8?

Whenever I download Raspbian Jessie 8 and install it, it automatically works with 7inch display and a full up monitor through ribbon cable and HDMI cable respectively. However, when I plug in the 3....
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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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How to Start program when Pi boots up

I am making a system, in which I need to be able to make the pi autologin and run a python3 script without a monitor or password. The script requires human input from a keyboard, but it doesn't work ...
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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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Official 7" Display not functioning correctly

The first day I had the display, it booted fine, loaded and worked just fine, however I had a little bit of flickering from the screen. Today I tried to boot again and the screen comes up with some ...
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Resolution Issue

When I connect my raspberry pi to a monitor through an HDMI cable, the resolution gets lower at the boot of the desktop UI, but when I click on start menu it turns to 1920×1080. Sometimes it randomly ...
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Connect Raspberry Pi B+ to portable DVD player screen

Recently I salvaged a broken portable DVD player. During the salvage I decided to remove the screen as I was going to try and get it to work with my Raspberry Pi. My first attempt was simply to plug ...
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Running Pascal application on Raspberry Pi without desktop environment [duplicate]

I am developing a GUI for an embedded Raspberry Pi. To make the Pi run faster and to be more efficient, I was thinking about deleting the default desktop environment from Raspian Stretch. My question ...
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Raspberry doesn't boot on second time

I've been trying to use Stretch on my raspberry pi 3 for a few weeks already, and it seems that I have some trouble for starting the Pi. I installed Stretch on a 32 Gb SD card, but I also tried with ...
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How to set 4K mode on Stretch

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Stretch. I need to connect it to a 17" 4K UHD (3840x2160) monitor via HDMI, I tried to do that but noticed that resolution is automatically set to full hd. I ...
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KeDei 6.3 Touch Screen stops working after upgrade

I've recently bought this display module for my Raspberry Pi 3. It's the version 6.3. I followed the installation steps that I found on Google, so I burned rpi_35_v6.3_jessie8_kernel_4_4_50 (that I ...
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Screen gpio removal

So I need to remove headers at back of 5 inch screen. Is it possible to do this .I need screen to be compact as possible in a project. Thanks. These are the one. And I need to place it in a custom ...
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Running Alexa processes inside Screen to save desktop real estate

Here's the story (TL;DR is at the bottom): I've followed the tutorials in the github page and pimylifeup for setting up Alexa on a RPi3. I now have a working Alexa, started with a nice script. Great ...
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Only screen resolution option is “Default - preferred monitor settings”

When using the graphics Raspberry Pi Configuration tool, or when using raspi-config from the command line, the only option for setting the resolution is: Default-preferred monitor settings. How do ...
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Screen too small for raspberry pi

I have a Pi 3 Model B+ and ordered a Kuman 3.5 tft LCD Display (The resolution is 320x480). I got the display to work but when I open the terminal it is too big for the screen. I changed the ...
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Changing Screen Resolution

I have bought the 7inch display for the raspberry pi. However, there are black borders which I cannot remove. I have tried tweaking the config.txt file by uncommenting all of the overscan lines. ...
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Daylight Screen

I have coded a graphical user interface (Qt) for monitoring a GPS and IMU connected to my Pi 3. The problem I have is that I haven't been able to find a decent daylight screen for the Pi. The better ...