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Run Qt Application on Startup [duplicate]

I want to make my qt project run while booting raspberry pi3. When I searched on the web there is a solution for python. Eventhough I put some code on rc.local, this did not solve my problem. The ...
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How can I start X11 only for a single application?

I am planning to use my RPi only for one application, which needs X server to be started. This application is chromium, which requires A LOT of resources already. I would like to start only the bare ...
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How to set up "kiosk" mode in Raspbian?

I want to set up my Raspberry Pi in a sort of "kiosk" mode where it boots up into a single full screen application. I know my way around the command line, but am a novice when it comes to customizing ...
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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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What is the best distro or way to have a Raspberry into a Kiosk Mode?

I need to setup a Raspberry Pi to start and open a browser with a specific URL in fullscreen mode. I have been using Ubuntu Mate and Firefox to do that, but I would like to know if there is a better ...
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3 answers
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Help launching Tkinter on boot Pi 3

I tried the example in a Raspberry Pi SE question, creating a systemd ".service" in the past and it worked flawlessly, but now I'm running Tkinter with python3 on a raspberry pi3. [Unit] ...
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Automatic shortcut execution on boot

I want to achieve following: run my GUI (made in Tkinter interface) application automatically as I boot the RPi (i.e. no desktop screen loading). But I want to be able kill the application so I can ...
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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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1 vote
1 answer
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Looping video on startup

I have keyboard and screen connected to my raspberry pi. I want to try running a video on a loop on startup (I do not want to install desktop environment to do so). In the past I have successfully ...
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Which OS for my pi task?

I want to use my PI for a ventilation system front end. I want it to boot up into my own simple GUI written in something like TKinter. We have occasional power cuts in the village so it must be able ...
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Autostart a Python UI to a DSI display

for a little project I have build a Python UI which should autostart on a Raspberry PI4 that has a DSI touch display connected to it. I'm currently running Raspbian on it but that can be changed if ...
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