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

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Auto-execute desktop shortcut problem

I have created file /home/pi/Desktop/DecoderPro.desktop with the contents [Desktop Entry] Type=Application Encoding=UTF-8 Name=DecoderPro Comment=JMRI DecoderPro Icon=/home/pi/JMRI/resources/...
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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-...
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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....
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VNC / possibly Desktop does not allow windows closure / moving

I have one Pi (3B+ running Buster built from the 'Desktop' image) that we connect to via VNC. It seems to have developed a lack of respect for the close / resize icons on the window title bar (i.e. no ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 desktop environments freezing on Pi 400

I have created SD card with Ubuntu Desktop 21.10 using Pi Imager on Raspbian. It boots fine but when I interact with desktop environment, e.g. re-arrange the icons on the sidebar, the desktop ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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