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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How do I get the uLCD-43PT-PI touchscreen working?

I have one of these that is made specifically for the Pi. I am trying to use that as the primary display for the Pi. Currently, it is powered, but won't show anything on the screen. How do I get it to ...
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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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RPI4 Model B won't boot Kali Linux, TV shows “No Signal” or Rainbow screen

I have RPI4 model B and I've installed Kali Linux Kali Linux RaspberryPi 2, 3 and 4 on my SDcard 64gb through Balena Etcher but when powered on, my LG tv shows "no signal", HDMI is well ...
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Couldn't get a display on the screen when using the RPi

I had a long time I didn't get my hand on the RPi. I got the Emlid image burned on a 8gb micro sdcard using the dd command. I have the pi connected to a the screen using HDMI to VGI cable, but I get ...
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Pi not using full screen

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 and a 5" TFT LCD I got from Newegg. There is a large black space on the right side of the screen where nothing is being displayed. How can I get the Pi to use the full screen?
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Reverting Display Brightness Changes

I have Ubuntu Mate installed on RPi3 with official 7" screen. I was changing screen brightness through Mate's GUI where I dragged the bar too much towards the dark side... Resulting BLACK LCD!!! How ...
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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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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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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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16*2 screen - Join the 5V pins together

I am trying to add a 16*2 LCD Screen to an electronic boxe I am currently building, but when I connect the 5 V power supply to the screen my raspberry pi start to blink and then turn off... I tried ...
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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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Mirror imaging the Raspbian desktop for GPIO screens

How can I make the raspbian desktop look like I am viewing in front of a mirror? (basically backwards) I've already looked in the documentation for config.txt (here is a link) and tried to use rotate, ...
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How do you run Adafruit PiTFT - 320x240 without mirroring the HDMI output

I currently have a Adafruit PiTFT - 320x240 mirroring the raspberry pis HDMI output. I have developed a GUI which I would like to run on the raspberry pi, which is designed for 320x240. The problem is ...
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How to have piTFT3.5 screen brightness 0 at boot

I have an Adafruit piTFT3.5 running on a pi zero running raspbian-light. For this specific project the screen brightness should be 0 until a python script tells it to turn on. Right now I achieved ...
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Issues with updating screen resolution on a headless pi using VNC

Updated my screen res to 1080p using sudo raspi-config. After a reboot, VNC is still showing it as the same old small box. I have disabled overscan but can't really find any information on this issue....
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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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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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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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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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RasPi4 shows two connected screens even though there is only one

So I'm currently building my Smartmirror with Magic Mirror and I have some problems with the screen configuration of my Raspberry Pi 4 running Raspbian Buster. I tried changing the screen orientation ...
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Use Sony LCD screen with Raspberry Pi

I have a Sony Bravia model KDL-43W800D. The motherboard has gone faulty and does not even startup. The TV is dead. Can I use the screen with an external video and power controller and connect it with ...
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Colorful pixels showing on screen pi4

I just received a new Raspberry Pi 4 4GB version. From the time of the first boot, I have colorful pixels showing up in different places on the screen. I'm using an FHD 1920x1080 screen and I have ...
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Raspberry Pi Connecting to 8 calculator screens

First of all I want to say that I am a complete noob with hardware so sorry if this question is stupid. What I want to do: I am designing a board game, in that game I want to have a raspberry pi ...
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Printing out to 7" monitor for installation using textwrapper + console login

I am working on a project/installation that will be run on a 7" screen. At the moment the project selects a sentence from a txt file and then prints it out using a 'typewriter effect'. I am doing this ...
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USB Dual Monitor DisplayLink Docking Station for Pi 4 B? I have WAVLink UG39DKx docking stations

My WavLink UG39DKx docking stations are USB 3.0, have an HDMI and DVI out, plus 2 USB 3.0 and 4 USB 2.0, plus Ethernet, plus Audio out. Is there a reasonable way to get the docking station working? ...
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Raspberry Pi goes blank after 10 mins or so, until the resolution is changed. and repeats

so I just got a really cheap and free desktop monitor from work, that's like 1280x1024 resolution. Now when I first connected the pi to the monitor it failed to boot at all... which was weird, but ...
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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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How to change back in default raspbian desktop preference?

This is what I did, I changed something in the repository listing and my desktop suddenly changed after a reboot. It looks good now but it is using more processor and increasing the heat of my board. ...
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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 ...