Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [desktop]

A graphical interface which exists per user login and contains and manages the display of GUI applications.

2
votes
1answer
93 views

Installing XFCE4 on raspberry Pi

I want to try out XFCE4 on the raspberry pi. This is mainly because of two reasons: ► I just like XFCE ► I want a bit more flexibility when it comes to GUI scaling - I have a 240x320 LCD and need to ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

desktop not loading

I've recently encountered a problem on my raspberry pi 3 not loading desktop. I thought it was due to some extra large files I had, so I deleted those but desktop still does not load. I typed in ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Crontab jobs wont save on RPI with Xfce4 (no goodies) installed

I have a raspberry pi with the minimal image of Raspbian running the goodie-less version of XFCE4. After install my neccessary packages I have created a user named screenagent who is logged in ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

vnc connect to own desktop session

I have a raspberry pi 3 with a raspbian image (Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4) and activated the realvnc from the interface config GUI (Real VNC Server 6.3.2). On the Pc I am using ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Esteblishing a remote desktop connection from Windows 10 Home to RPi

I found a bunch of tutorials on how to connect to Raspberry Pi desktop remotely. They are all together goes wth the same way: installing XRDP on RPi Just running Remote Desktop Connection app on ...
1
vote
0answers
41 views

Copy/paste not works in VmWare machine with raspbian

I have installed Raspberry Pi Desktop to my VmWare virtual machine hosted by windows 10. I have also installed vmtools: sudo apt-get install open-vm-tools But I still cant copy/paste and drag and ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

Sharing network drive with raspberry pi

I'm considering the purchase of this external hard-drive to mount on my raspberry pi : src : https://www.amazon.co.uk/WD-Elements-Desktop-External-Drive/dp/B00JT8AJZ0/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=...
0
votes
1answer
266 views

unable to locate the package mate-desktop-environment-core

I am trying to install Mate desktop on my Raspberry Pi 3B with Rapsbian Stretch (RPD). I've followd the turorials i found on iternet to do this: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Can't get desktop shortcuts working

I've tried everything to get my desktop shortcut working on my Pi for a .py script The script I wrote is located on a USB drive at location: /media/pi/SMT_DATA/SMT2.py I'm using Berryconda 3.6 ...
0
votes
1answer
365 views

Raspberry desktop changed to debian after upgrade from Jessie to Stretch

This is not a problem since I can always burn a new distro to the SD, but I would like to know what happened. I had a working system with Jessie and the Raspian desktop- you know, the one with the ...
0
votes
1answer
623 views

Replace PIXEL with Electron App

Is it possible to only have one full-screen application run without the PIXEL desktop environment on the current Raspbian Stretch Lite? So basically, replace PIXEL with a regular desktop GUI ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

A weird bug in Raspian

I just updated my Raspberry pi 3B+, after the reboot all windows get their “top” cut of like this: And everytime the cursor is outside the current window it appears as an “x”, I hope you can help me ...
0
votes
0answers
739 views

How to change GUI background color and icons?

I want to change the default background color, and the image icons for folders, recycling bin, etc., in Raspbian's default GUI.
0
votes
1answer
173 views

How to hide desktop to show only black screen

How to hide desktop or to show black screen so I can display images and videos by fbi and omxplayer without seeing desktop when next image is loaded?
0
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I create a shortcut to EmulationStation/RetroPie from Raspbian?

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian via the NOOBS installer. I recently installed RetroPie on top of Raspbian with the setup script retropie_setup.sh. This allows me to start EmulationStation ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Create Code that Directly Interfaces with X

I am building a program for media centers - think like EmulationStation but with more than emulators, such as Kodi and Firefox support. It’s meant to launch various programs, not play the media itself....
0
votes
0answers
312 views

kworker has high CPU usage with Pi Desktop kit

thanks for stopping by! I bought a Pi desktop kit, which features an add-on module with an mSATA disk slot, real-time clock and power control, for my RaspberryPi 3B v1.2. I installed the latest ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Start Terminal and Run python script on boot

I have been struggling with this all day. My set up is a RPi 3 B, running Raspbian. I need to simply fulfil the following: Once booted automatically open Terminal cd to/my/directory run_my_script....
3
votes
1answer
226 views

Switching desktops using hotkey keeps the current application opened

I created multiple desktops using "Openbox Configuration Manager". I see them at the top of the panel and can shift between them normally using the mouse. However, when I tried to create hotkey ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Running Pascal application on Raspberry Pi without desktop environment [duplicate]

I am developing a GUI for an embedded Raspberry Pi. To make the Pi run faster and to be more efficient, I was thinking about deleting the default desktop environment from Raspian Stretch. My question ...
0
votes
2answers
66 views

my rasberry pi (3) doesnt have desktop like everyone else

i am finding difficulties with my pi not starting up with desktop screen, is it a simple issue or do i need an update (i am connected to wifi) top image is controller i am using, second is screen upon ...
1
vote
1answer
433 views

VNC: GDBus Error:org freedesktop.PolicyKit1 Error.Failed;

I have tried looking at all forums on this subject, all of them do not work, also the forums referring to this problem are from 2012 to 2015, out of date information. I am using the latest Raspbian ...
-2
votes
1answer
86 views

My raspberry pi 3 doesn't have the desktop screen everyone else has [closed]

I have searched this problem up but can't find what I'm looking for. in books etc. it has the desktop installed but no information on how to get to that. Am I just a massive noob or is this a problem ...
0
votes
1answer
336 views

Change keyboard language using desktop icon

I need a way for call agents to be able to change keyboard layout to the language they need via dedicated desktop shortcut icons. E.g. Chinese agent double-clicks icon "chinese language" and he gets ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How can you set the HDMI resolution of the Raspberry Pi Zero W to 320x240?

Bought one of those cheapo HDMI LED projectors which has HDMI input but only a native resolution of 320x240. Internally it down-samples. I'm wondering if the Pi Zero W can be configured to output at ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

What is the best/recommended way to do simple full-screen GUI custom drawing?

New to the world of Pi. Very impressed! We're considering using a Zero W to power an information display panel appliance which has a small list of requirements: Pulling data from the internet (and/...
0
votes
0answers
130 views

krdc : trouble with images and videos

I use krdc on my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 for a long time now. I use krdc to connect my raspberry to my windows Server 2008. But the display of images and videos are too slow. Do you know why? I ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

Installing Raspberry Pi Desktop on VM--small resolution

I installed Raspberry Pi Desktop on a VM on Windows, and am intrigued. However, I cannot find where/how to enlarge the display ("screen") resolution. Is is very small, and makes it difficult to do ...
0
votes
1answer
160 views

How to check the running Pi desktop session from terminal on Raspbian Stretch?

How to check the running Pi desktop session from terminal on Raspbian Stretch? And does desktop session even run on a headless scenario?
2
votes
3answers
3k views

RASPBIAN STRETCH can't use startx desktop ui

I've just installed the latest version Raspbian. After that i've tried to access the desktop version trough putty (sudo startx) but i get the following error: X.Org X Server 1.19.2 Release Date: ...
1
vote
3answers
6k views

Raspberry Pi Zero W can't connect to WiFi through desktop environment

I have a Micro SD card with 2017-08-16-raspbian-stretch on it. I confirmed that the cards content matched the img file exactly. Now I put the card into my Raspberry Pi Zero W and connected hdmi, ...
1
vote
0answers
413 views

Raspbian Stretch w/ Desktop - pi hung up on “Starting Show Plymouth Screen…”

I have been trying to install Raspbian Stretch w/ Desktop for a while, and I finally got it to successfully install after repeatedly attempting the install via NOOBS (including this because I am not ...
2
votes
2answers
8k views

Raspbian Stretch with Desktop vs Rasbian Stretch Lite Install Problems

I had an older pi (B+ model) running Raspbian Jesse and ran into a corruption issue, and finally picked it back up to replace the SD Card and I have been having issues installing Raspbian Stretch with ...
1
vote
0answers
63 views

No Desktop or Wrong Desktop depending on HDMI Connection

When using my Pi on a regular TV or computer monitor via HDMI, everything performs as expected. When I connected it to a Cisco Spark board via HDMI, I anticipated no change. However after the initial ...
0
votes
1answer
275 views

How to disable other applications also desktop applications in Raspberry Pi?

I want to disable unused programs and services also desktop application in Raspberry Pi except my own program to gain performance from RAM. I searched on the web and found some information. To ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

Bluetooth pairing Galaxy Tab

I would like connect my Galaxy TabS2 to my Raspberry Pi. After that, I would like write a script to do it automatically. When I do this with bluetoothctl, I have a message (Pairing Requested) at the ...
0
votes
0answers
193 views

How to set wallpaper in Nautilus Desktop

I have installed Nautilus and set as the default file manager. I have also setup Nautilus to manage the desktop. However, my desktop now looks like this: How do I change to wallpaper. The Appearance ...
1
vote
2answers
4k views

After boot, my Raspberry Pi reverts to tty1

On boot my Pi shows the standard Raspbian desktop, but then it switches to tty1 and I have to use Ctrl+Alt+F7 to get back to the desktop. How do I fix this?
0
votes
3answers
51 views

No menus of any type availab

How do I open terminal without menu bar? No menu bar is visible so I can't get there to try anything suggested online.
1
vote
0answers
215 views

PIXEL switching to Console after desktop loads, preventing VNC

quick question/problem I hope. I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ set up with Debian Jessie and PIXEL. I set the machine up to run as a VPN server initially and then for kicks installed RetroPie on top. I ...
2
votes
3answers
12k views

How to get desktop logon to work on Raspbian Jessie Lite (lightdm fail)?

Steps to reproduce: copy latest Raspbian Jessie Lite image to sdcard install updates, reboot run raspi-config, choose "boot into Desktop" from boot menu install lightdm package as suggested by raspi-...