The Graphical User Interface, or GUI, allows the user to interact with images rather than text.

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How to use cusom fonts with the Raspberry Pi (using Qt Quick)?

I'm using EGLFS for graphics (via Qt Quick), and the only font there seems to exist is a very ugly serif font. I downloaded OpenSans, copied it into usr/local/share/fonts, but it doesn't work. ...
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Run pygame via command-line without window manager

I have had lots of trouble with running a pygame application such as the pre-installed wormy.py (or any application like lxterminal or minecraft-pi) on a Pi from the command-line. This means without ...
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My raspberry goes to black screen after a while

Well, i bought a raspberry pi 3 model B, when i turn on the raspberry it is all working fine, then after 1/2 minutes, the screen starts glitching, the image starts glitching in waves, like the ...
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GUI Programming for Raspberry Pi [closed]

I have recently purchased a RPi 3 and I want to create a GUI application to control GPIOs using a touchscreen and also set parameters for timers. I am new to both Pi and Python. I have come across a ...
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Images Not showing up

My raspberry pi is running raspbian, on a lxde desktop, and was working perfectly fine yesterday, but today when I used VNC to connect to it the desktop and the applications though were working fine, ...
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Creating custom Linux for Raspberry Pi [closed]

I want to know how I can do a custom Linux for Raspberry Pi. I want to create something similar like Retropie (https://retropie.org.uk/). A Linux that boots my own front end GUI. My plan would be: ...
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Program will not run from console, works fine from IDLE GUI

I have written a small Wifi Radio program in Python that accesses the GPIO. Press button 1 it starts the radio, 2 pauses it, 3 next station etc. I have a i2c LCD display that displays the status of ...
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Forwarding GUI applications to Raspberry Pi

I am attempting to write a GUI application for the Raspberry Pi using Python and Kivy. I want to do all the development on my Mac because it is far easier for me but then display the application on ...
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Auto run a script after the GUI loads [duplicate]

I have a script I want to run after the Raspbian GUI loads. I need this because the script opens in a Terminal and does stuff in the terminal. How can I do this?
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GUI on Raspberry Pi cluster

I was thinking of building a small cluster (due to the small price) but i want to know if i can get a gui (like xfce or lxde) to run o the master/ host or whatever.
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Unable to control streaming audio/video playback in OSMC

Am I missing something, or does OSMC not come with a streaming audio/video playback control GUI (play/stop buttons, etc.) like OpenELEC does?
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I can't use more than 1 pin from the arduino when I connect it to raspberry pi b , I want to use all of the arduino pins how could I do this

the purpose is that I want to make a GUI to read from 20 switches either HIGH or LOW and display it on a labels . I start connecting 8 gpio as inputs and connect 12 input pins to the arduino to read ...
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How to make two sensors to read simultaneously and display results on tkinter gui? [closed]

I have two buttons and two text fields in the window.The buttons are interfaced with ultrasonic sensors.when i click on button 1 it should show the distance measured by ultrasonic sensor 1 in text ...
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Black screen brand new raspberry 3

I install raspbian today on micro sd card 16 go with Win32DiskImager to put the installation image on the card. It start perfectly, I just install oh my zsh, XRDP, vim, set static ip.I attempt to ...
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What are the clock codes?

In Raspbian in the upper right hand corner there is a clock and when you right click it and select clock settings there is a field for clock format codes and changing this field will display the clock ...
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Raspberry pi how to restore original GUI theme [closed]

I installed raspbian wheezy in my raspberry pi, but as known, the raspbian don't use all sd card space until resizing memory. Raspbian don't read full sd card size, I mean the 16 gb sd card, is read ...
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Start Python Application w/GUI on Startup [duplicate]

I'm having some trouble getting my python file to run directly on startup. I tried using crontab but apparently that's for background processes? My program however uses a QT gui. How can I accomplish ...
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Blank Gui screen, mouse pointer ONLY!

Now treat me gently, I'm already a brusied noob! I thought I was "reasonably" OK with computers, having built my own 8 bit 4K (yes, 4000 bytes) computer a few [ahem] years back, and am not afraid to ...
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Taskbar flashing white after firmware update (4.4.7v7+) [duplicate]

I'm running an RPi 2 B and just updated my firmware (to 4.4.7v7+ #877), and now the taskbar (or what should be the taskbar), is just a flashing white rectangle. I've tried rebooting a few times with ...
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Qt Python GUI Sizing Issue

For some reason when I run a QT gui on my Pi, the size of the elements will sometimes change. At times the elements in the gui will fit the screen fine, at other times the elements will be appear ...
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Auto-login on desktop no working method found yet

I need a Raspberry PI to login on boot and execute a bunch of scripts. The bunch of scripts part is working fine. For the auto-login, it isn't as cooperative. I work on a RPI that has had quite some ...
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libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found

I would like to run the OpenKinect (Kinect connected to my RP2) with the command sudo freenect-glview. It's an OpenGL thing. During the stream I received this Error: libGL error :No MATCHING FBCONFIG ...
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Sign in to Desktop fails on bootup

I think I have locked myself out of the RasPi 2 by setting the Raspi-config to request the username and password while booting to the desktop GUI. The entry of "pi" and "raspberry" causes the screen ...
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Running a Java Swing GUI on start up

I'm fairly new to the world of java and the Pi so please bear with me and explain to me in great detail how to fix my problem. So as the title says, I'm trying to run a Swing GUI at start up and have ...
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Rapberry pi Tkinter GUI taking values from Keyboard

I will explain the situation I am in and the requirement I need. I am controlling a arduino with Raspberry pi via I2C connection. I have written code according to which if i press certain keyboard(...
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How to start a single GUI application from command line?

I am trying to start gnuradio-companion from command line on my Raspberry Pi 2. I do not want to run GNURadio from a full desktop environment to conserve resources. I have tried the following: $ ...
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VNC from winxp laptop - flashing bar

I want to use an old winxp laptop as a screen/keyboard/mouse for my raspberry pi. I followed this tutorial, (more or less, the process of setting a static IP for winxp is a bit different to win7), and ...
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How can one have smartphone/tablet -like GUI on a Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I'm planning of developing an application which will run on a Raspberry Pi 2 equipped with a touch-screen, and it should have the look and feel of a smartphone/tablet application. This means ...
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Appearance Settings and PiX theme missing

I upgraded to Jessie using this guide but the /usr/share/themes/PiX directory is missing. I also do not see Appearance Settings in the Preferences menu, which I believe is somewhat linked to the new ...
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Java headless or headful?

I've written a Java app with a GUI to run on the Rasp Pi. It runs OK with keyboard, mouse and display attached to the Pi. This has been fine for development, but I want to run the Pi without it ...
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Raspberry Pi GUI

I was wondering would it be functionally acceptable to get just a terminal OS for the Raspberry Pi and make my own GUI with java. Would that be a sufficient language for making my own 'desktop' ...
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PiTFT - How do I have access to the PuTTy terminal while the GUI is running?

I am connected to the RPi via SSH with PuTTy To start the GUI on the PiTFT I run the following command on the PuTTy terminal: FRAMEBUFFER=/dev/fb1 startx -- -dpi 60 Now, I want to use the PuTTy ...
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How do I restore the Application Launch Bar in Desktop GUI (LXDE)?

I wanted to remove Wolfram Language from the taskbar application launcher in Raspbian GUI, but accidentally clicked something that removed the whole panel. How do I bring it back? This is what it'...
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Project text-to-speech for a blind parent

My first post here. (I sincerely hope it's within the scope of allowed posts I didn't know where else to turn). I plan to do a project for a ninety-year old mother who is rapidly losing her eyesight ...
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GUI on Raspbian OS

I am in my last year project dealing with raspberry pi that has the ability to record voice with my single tap on its touchscreen. I already knew how recording and playback works, what i really want ...
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Error when attempting to create Python GUI using Tkinter: “no display name and no $DISPLAY environment variable”

Sup, I am simply trying to use Tkinter (a Python GUI creator) to create a GUI on my Raspberry Pi. To start, I only want a GUI to show up on my screen. That's it! The code DOES work on my PC The code ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi not scannning

I am using the Official Raspberry Pi adapter for my Pi but I can not scan for networks in the wpa_gui window like I should be able to. Under the tab "Current Status" in the "Status" field, it states ...
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Creating a new user and starting a graphical session causes black desktop

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B running the latest version of Raspbian Wheezy (Raspbian Wheezy 2015-05-05). I created a new user separate from the default user "pi" and I am unable to create the ...
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Keyboard layout reconfiguration not working with raspbian

I'm using Raspbian and I'm trying to reconfigure my keyboard to another keyboard layout by following this post: Raspbian keyboard layout Then I rebooted by RPI. It changed the keyboard layout in ...
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What is the name of the GUI that comes with the standard raspbian distribution?

What is the name of the GUI that comes by default with recent standard raspbian images (I have 2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.img)? Is it LXDE? Is there a reason why, in the GUI of the standard raspbian ...
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How do I boot the RPi into a python GUI instead of Raspbian desktop?

I've been trying to get the RPi to boot into a custom python script that constructs a simple GUI using pygame, but nothing I attempt has any success. What are the steps I need to follow to get this ...
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Database for raspbian accessed with the same raspberry pi

Here's what it want to do. I'm using my raspberry pi kind-of as another computer. I'm not using it as a server. I'm not accessing it remotely. And I don't care to do either of those as of this ...
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Can't Shutdown or Reboot from GUI after making new user

As the title says I cannot shutdown or reboot from the GUI (when I say GUI I mean the one that loads after the startx command) after I am done. I can logout and reboot from command line but I cannot ...
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Creating GUI window visible above RPi Cam preview window

I'm trying to display a window using Tkinter above (topmost) to the preview window displayed when running raspivid, but I'm unable to do so. Python Code: from Tkinter import * root = Tk() root....
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Why is my display staying black afterJavaFX app runs?

I have a strange problem happening: I'm running a stock standard Raspberry PI B+ set up with Raspbian and JavaFX. After launching a JavaFX app (which runs just fine), the desktop goes completely ...
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Alternative to java for an embedded system

Right now I am working on a project that requires sending ascii commands via serial to control a machine (i.e, turning a machine on off, change speed, etc.). The whole thing will be controlled with a ...
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boot up rasbian into gui program, no interaction

I have a project I want to do, and I got an spi touch screen(tontec 3.5") for it. I want to start up into some sort of GUI application. I only have roughly 950mb left on my micro sd (8gb, install ...
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I accidentally deleted the Wifi icon on my desktop. And now I can't find how else to connect to a network. Can you please help?

While I was trying to find out how to connect to a network, I accidentally deleted the wifi icon located on the far right of the taskbar. Now that I know how to set up a network I can't find the icon ...
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What version of Raspbian?

I have pi2 and I'm attempting to install Octave GUI following guide from : http://wiki.octave.org/Rasperry_Pi I'm using PI version : pi@raspberrypi ~ $ sudo apt-get install lsb-release Reading ...
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How to use python to design a graphical user interface on raspberry pi? [duplicate]

How to use python to program a graphical interface on raspberry pi? It supposes to be like a small software which has simple or just some function of audacity, displaying spectrum of the sound signals ...