Using an external Display

Hey, I want to use an external display over HDMI to see the now playing screen,
I’ve installed the touch display plugin and connected my 1080p screen over HDMI Port 0 but it’s just a black screen.

What do I have to configure to make it work?

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@gvolt can you help him with this.

Some more information is required:

What is your Volumio version and are you on a fresh system?

What is the brand and model name of the screen?

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I have the newest version of volumio and my screen is a LG 24BN550Y, but I plan on getting a smaller screen. This is just my second monitor for testing this

So, 3.198 I suppose.

Are you on a fresh Volumio installation?

Please connect to Volumio via SSH and post the output of

ls -al /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d

total 13
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 1024 Feb 21 18:27 .
drwxr-xr-x 1 root root 1024 Feb 21 18:27 …
-rw-r–r-- 1 root root 92 Feb 7 2019 10-amdgpu.conf
-rw-r–r-- 1 root root 1350 Jan 4 10:05 10-quirks.conf
-rw-r–r-- 1 root root 92 Apr 6 2019 10-radeon.conf
-rw-r–r-- 1 root root 1429 Mar 31 2019 40-libinput.conf
-rw-r–r-- 1 root root 2747 Jun 26 2017 70-wacom.conf


sudo curl -L -o /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-fbturbo.conf

sudo sed 's/"fbturbo"/"fbdev"/' -i /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-fbturbo.conf

and reboot.

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Hi gvolt

I tried your code without “xorg.conf.d” since it is not in my directory.But my external monitor still not working…

any idea how to fix it?

I am able to see the file “99-fbturbo.conf” in /usr/share/X11/99-fbturbo.conf

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Did you install and enable the Touch Display plugin?

What is the brand and exact model name of your display?

It is just an external/portable monitor without touch screen function.
No brand for this product, but It is mention that able to support PS4,XBOX,Switch, and most of the smart phone.

I tried it with my laptop, this external monitor working well…

Did you install and enable the Touch Display plugin?

I tried this >>

the File is not Found >> ```

Don’t do that, it’s outdated.

I recommend to start from scratch with a fresh Volumio installation. Then install the Touch Display from the plugin store.