When I start my Pi, it boots to text and asks for the password. How do I start graphical version?
I tried holding the shift key when starting up, but it didn't change anything.
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You can change how your Pi boots using the
From a command prompt start
raspi-config by typing the following:
select option 3 Boot Options,
then select option 3 Desktop or Desktop Autologin (The first will require the password, the second will not).
Click Ok and
click Finish to exit
Finally reboot to test your changes.
FYI holding down the shift key determines whether the Pi boots to safe mode.
If you just need to start it once:
sudo service lightdm restart
Assuming you are using the standard Raspbian.