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

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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 ...
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Login screen returns after entering login and password

I've just installed tightVNC on my raspberry pi. After I rebooted the device, it showed the login screen, which usually doesn't appear. When I enter the login, there's a black screen with a blinking ...
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How to boot my Raspberry Pi into the GUI without raspi-config?

I'm using a custom wheezy binary by OLA (Open Lighting Architecture): https://www.openlighting.org/ola/tutorials/ola-on-raspberry-pi/ I tried enabling the boot into Desktop via sudo raspi-config - ...
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Desktop environment for touchscreen?

I'm making a touchscreen wearable pi and the standard desktop environment that comes with raspbian is primarily for mouse and keyboard. Can anyone recommend a desktop environment optimized for ...
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I want to run a tkinter script on startup without desktop

I've seen solutions for non-PI situations to start the x-11 server without loading the desktop. I want to boot straight into my Python script that uses tkinter for the gui. I've found out that you ...
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GUI & MySQL stopped working

My RPi2 has been running Raspbian fine for a few weeks now but all of a sudden it seems to have got totally messed up. I first noticed MySQL is not working: (SSH) pi@RaspberryPi ~ $ mysql -u root -p ...
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Running a JAR file in Pi results in following error “can't find the main class”

I want to make a GUI application in java which can control the gpio pins. I used pi4j lib for control the pins. I wrote a pin toggle code inside the button click event as shown below. while running ...
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UI animation for raspberry

I am currently working on a project which involves UI animation on a raspberry .Can anybody please tell me which is the software to do so on a raspberry pi 2?
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Linux terminal on OpenELEC?

I'm lost while searching for a terminal in OpenELEC. Im aware that OpenELEC is a linux-based distribution. So, is there any terminal in it or just the GUI? Thanks in advance.
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TightVNC connection refused

I exactly followed these instructions on the official RPi site to install TightVNC on my Pi (model 2). The Pi has a static IP address and I can ping it and SSH in (obviously), so I know it's working. ...
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Kivy, KivyPie and PiTFT [closed]

I am developing application which must be very user-friendly. For fast prototyping, I made application via wxPython but it's appearance was not that good. So I decided to change my tool and Kivy ...
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Python Gui Gtk.main() block execution thread

I have a problem with raspberry pi when I execute a python code on device. My software ask data to server and show this data in a Gtk Interface (that I design with glade). Because I must update every ...
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wpa_gui fails to fetch wpa_supplicant status

I am fairly new to Raspberry Pi. I wanted to make an Apache server with my Pi and I was trying to give it a static ip. But anytime I start up wpa_gui (or try to do anything with it for that matter), ...
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How can I create a gui for PiTFT?

I know a bit of python and I own a rPi B+ with a PiTFT. I was wondering If it's possible to create a GUI application that will show a dashboard with some buttons and some charts on the TFT display ...
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GUI over SSH problem

I'm trying to run Midori on my Raspberry Pi over SSH and I would like it to appear on the screen of my PC. (The PC runs Xubuntu.) I tried to follow instructions like this, but I still can't see the ...
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my lxsession is not working

I configure my pi by using putty and directly connecting my pi to my laptop using an ethernet cable. I used to be able to run an lxsession with no problems, but after I took a break in configuring my ...
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Raspberry Pi kiosk mode [duplicate]

I would like to have a Raspberry PI with some sort of kiosk-mode. Basically I want it to run a single application and I am trying to determine what is the smallest build that can do that. I haven't ...
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GUI for Pi - Python or Java

I would like to know whether a Java based (using Pi4j library and Swing) or Python based GUI (using Tkinter) is more suitable for Pi in terms of execution speed. Following things need to be ...
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Error while running a Python GUI application using tkinter from command line

While running an python code for GUI from command line (command : sudo python SampleGUI.py), I get this error Traceback (most recent calls last): from tkinter import * ImportError: No module name ...
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how to get rid of colored grid on 100% cpu?

Whenever there is 100% cpu usage, I see a colored grid on right top corner of the screen, which is on top, even if fullscreen video is being played. This started happening after i fired update and ...
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Raspbian GUI Headless

I'm planning to run Raspbian on a Model B v1 (256MB) Pi, and I'd rather not have the memory overhead of a GUI running in the background. I know that there are a few Raspbian Server respins available ...
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How to set up LightDM in Arch Linux?

I have been running through methods of installing and configuring lightdm as according to the Arch Wiki (In order to try out the available cinnamon desktop), but I have had no luck in getting the ...
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Effects of overclocking

I would like to run Xfce, or any other GUI, as my desktop environment, but my RPi isn't powerful enough. I was wondering what damage overclocking will do to my board. I am considering it, but I don't ...
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Create a Terminal Menu GUI in C

I found this very cool Python menu that will display a GUI menu in the terminal. Is this possible to do in c? I've compile a little hello world in gtk+ 2.0, but it looks like it will only run in X11. ...
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Graphic output sensor data

I have some experience with Arduino but never used Raspberry Pi. I'm looking for the best way to show my sensors data via RPi. What I would want to do is: Arduino to read sensor data and send it to ...
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How to have remote desktop on Macbook with Raspberry Pi? [closed]

I want to ssh into the raspberry pi from a mac and be able to run an application with a basic GUI. SSH is already working and good. I thought it'd just be as simple as ssh -X myusername@mystaticip ...
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Create new user and enable autologon Startx/LXDE

I am new to the forums and Linux in general. I am currently running Debian Wheezy with the GUI enable. For administrative purposes and other related tasks, I want to discontinue the use of the ...
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Speeding up translations in arrays

Hi I am looking for a way to speed up code execuation on the Pi in Python I have a list that is 200 items each with 8 values ( X value , Y Value , X ofset , Y of set , Angle , Step , X cord , Y Cord ...
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Stuck in console after console-boot due to script, how to force startup in GUI?

My goal is to boot the Raspberry Pi into the console and auto-run a script. I looked at this question for help. The Raspberry Pi does boot into the console and runs the desired script, but sadly the ...
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Does Raspbian run any GUI by default? Can I unisntall some of its components?

I have downloaded default raspbian distribution and now I'm already installing stuff on pi. Because I have no HDMI cable, nor USB keyboard I do everything via SSH. Succesfully so far. I also have no ...
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How to turn off auto-login

Help!!! I have set up a separate account up on my pi for my brother, but my Pi signs in at startup instead of asking for username and password. How can I switch off the auto login and prompt for ...
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Run a GUI without the desktop

I would like to run a web browser or a simple GUI without running the whole desktop. I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a simple web server, but still have a very simple GUI for controlling my 3-D ...
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Trying to launch GUI thru Cygwin ssh: FATAL: module g2d_23 not found

I am trying to launch GUI from the ssh via Cygwin on Windows 7. First, I selected the option to start RPi Desktop via raspi-config and reboot. Then, I connect to my device ssh -X 192.168.1.106 -l pi ...
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whenever startx is typed in, I get this image

With a newly set up noobs SD card. This. Screen occurs. I am a noob of r pi so simple answers may help. I can. Access python via the command line interface. But it hangs and produces this. Note: ...
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Boot into the GUI after changing default user

I changed the default username using usermod from pi, but since raspi-config assumes the user is "pi", I am now unable to have it automatically boot into the GUI. Is there another way to do this other ...
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WPA_GUI can't load wpa_supplicant

I am new to the raspberry pi and can't quite seem to figure this one out. The wpa_gui is blank in the adapter and network field and reporting the error "Could not get status from wpa_supplicant" ...
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tkinter through VNC without physical display

My setup is: a Raspberry Pi, running the latest Raspbian (fully updated), a self-compiled Python 3.3.3 a Mac running Mavericks (10.9) I'm AFP-ed, SSH-ed and VNC-ed to my RPi, and I can run all the ...
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Changing to XFCE from LXDE

Apologies if this seems straight forward but I've recently downloaded XFCE to replace LXDE environment. I did this by using sudo apt-get install xfce4 and following all the instructions. Then to ...
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How to run pygame window on vnc remote desktop?

I have a very simple pygame based script, mainly handling keyboard input and some sounds. The display is mostly useless. I would like to run the script without a display, using vnc(using TightVNC ...
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webcam stream + gtk app

First I fell the need to inform that i am a beginner at programming and that I try to learn as I go. I am trying to make some sort of a video doorbell as a school project. Using 2 rPi's I want to ...
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Can I boot Raspbian with a graphic splash instead of text? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have a Graphical Boot-up image for Raspbian, rather than the default "text-console" interface. By this I don't mean for logging in, but for booting up (i.e. before the DM or login: ...
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Automatically start python program at start-up

I am working on a project that needs a special GUI that takes up the full screen. I know I can make the X-Window system start up on boot (using raspi-config then changing the setting) but is it ...
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What tools can I use for a Basic C++ Interface on Raspberry Pi running Rasbian

I am designing a system using a Raspberry Pi (Model B - 512mb) that depends on OpenCV libraries for Haar-like feature detection, and fswebcam/gpio/libgphoto2. I need more speed than Python can offer. ...
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How can I change the keyboard layout for the GUI? (console is OK)

I reinstalled my Raspberry Pi with the latest Raspbian wheezy (2013-05-25-wheezy-raspbian) and modified the console keyboard with raspi-config to match my AZERTY setup. The layout is now OK on the ...
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How to printscreen on Raspberry Pi?

I would like to screenshot the Midori browser and i've tried the following methods as mentioned HERE. Using Imagemagick which is pre-installed in Raspberry Pi. I pressed the printscreen key on the ...
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WPA_GUI “the configuration could not be saved”

I'm trying to setup WiFi on my RaspberryPi running Raspbian. WPI_GUI refuses to allow my to save it's configuration as The configuration could not be saved. The update_config=1 configuration ...