Questions tagged [gui]

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

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Can I control GPIO Pins when using Android on the Pi 3?

I want to install Android on my Raspberry Pi for implementing a GUI app, which is easy to create using Android Studio. But now I am confused about how to control the GPIO pins on the Pi 3 to turn on ...
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Can consolekit sefely be removed, when running headless (no GUI)?

Lately I am getting a lot of the following messages in my /var/log/syslog: Aug 26 07:48:20 raspberrypi console-kit-daemon[2376]: GLib-CRITICAL: Source ID 42 was not found when attempting to remove it ...
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Creating a new user and starting a graphical session causes black desktop

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B running the latest version of Raspbian Wheezy (Raspbian Wheezy 2015-05-05). I created a new user separate from the default user "pi" and I am unable to create the ...
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Difference between Thonny and Python 3 (running some code)

I'm just starting with the pi and to be more clear I'm spending time working with the Raspberry Pi Workshop for Beginners series on Youtube.To write an run code we use the Python 3 IDE but I don't ...
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prevent GUI notification for Bluetooth Pairing

Currently, I am trying to control Bluetooth (pairing - connecting - removing ...) with my python code (by accessing to bluetoothctl through pexpect). It actually works fine but I have a problem with ...
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Raspberry Pi: Autostart Program in Full Screen

I put the program leaflet on Autostart by adding @leafpad to ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pie/autostart Now it starts after the GUI load is finished. But it is not starting in full screen or with ...
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GUI wifi configuration on Raspbian stretch

I need to be able to configure the wifi from the GUI on stretch. But I can't locate "WiFi config". Is this not an option anymore?
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Raspberry pi freezes after 20 minutes of use

using tkinter i have made a GUI in which a video plays continuously in a loop until the ultrasonic sensor detects a person in front of it. when a person is detected it displays a messages"hi..welcome"....
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Controlling 3 axis brushless gimbal motors

I am new to using the Raspberry Pi 3 and trying to control brushless gimbal motors with encoders to "look around" Using I2C, I have gotten them to read its orientation from BaseCam's Simple BGC GUI. (...
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How to configure network-manager

I'm new to rpi but not new to debian. A bit frustrated trying to find answers online. Hoping someone can answer some questions for me: What's the default raspbian network manager called? How do I ...
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Pi desktop through PuTTY and Xming

I am trying to connect my Pi to my laptop, I have finished installing the OS and through PuTTY and Xming, I am trying to setup the connection but now startlxde command doesn't work. Can someone help ...
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GUI Button Highlight

I'm having an issue with the highlight of the buttons on a GUI that I created with tkinter. When I run the GUI on my windows machine and the cursor is over the button, the button is not highlighted ...
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Command to open Wireless and Network Settings GUI?

I want to add a button on the Main menu to open the Wireless and Network Settings control panel. I am using Raspbian Jessie with all the defaults, aka lxpanel. I'm using the RPi0W The reason why I ...
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Raspbian Stretch doesn't show any display on boot

I installed the image of raspbian stretch (version: 9) on an SD card and mounted the card on the Raspberry Pi. On first boot the display came up and the initial setup was done. In addition to the ...
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Having trouble on one of the raspi official projects “getting started with GUIs”

I have raspi 3, and working on "Getting started with GUIs". I am currently on this page (https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/getting-started-with-guis/11) and having trouble at the line ...
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Kali not showing GUI when raspberry starts

When I turn on my Raspberry Pi 2 with Kali Linux, the screen is still off and does not receive any signal. But if I connect with SSH, log as root/toor, startxfce4 and reboot the screen turns on with ...
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Autostart Chromium cloud print service on startup

I am using my Raspberry Pi to set up a print station in a remote location, and I am using Google Cloud Print to send prints from my home. Everything works fine when I am booted to desktop on RPi, but ...
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Failed to start Light Display Manager

I've been getting this error a few times but somehow was able to get through it by plugging in the hdmi cable (I use vnc). But now the I get this error even when I use the HDMI cable. I tried ...
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Kivy on Raspberry Pi: Mouse cursor not showing

I'm running kivy on a Raspberry Pi. I accepted that apparently you can't get around the fullscreen, but I can't get the cursor to show either. I tried by adding touchring = show_cursor=true to the [...
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Tkinter auto start issue

I'm building a kiosk with raspberry pi 3. And using Raspbian Jessie with Pixel. My python program is using GPIOs, Raspi camera, OpenCV and Tkinter for GUI building. I'm trying to auto start my python ...
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How do I install Enlightenment on RetroPie For PiZero?

I have installed Retropie and used it's built in LXDE desktop environment on a Pi Zero. From a search on the internet some has found Enlightenment quite zippy. I would like to try this instead of LXDE ...
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Set Navit's internal keyboard language - Help!

I have an Rpi2 with Jessie and I have install Navit for navigation. I am from Greece and all the towns on my map are in Greek language. I know navit only "knows" Latin and Cyrillic characters for the ...
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Error when creating Python GUI using Tkinter: “no display name and no $DISPLAY environment variable”

last few days I've been working to create a GUI using Tkinter This morning my code still worked, but now it crashed with said error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "TKtest.py", line 3, in &...
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Disabling auto-login after it was once enabled during build

I am running Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS ( Mate, built with ubuntu-mate-16.04.2-desktop-armhf-raspberry-pi.img ) When I initially built this, I enabled the auto-login when going through all the initial ...
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Why does Start X oversizes content for PiTFT display?

I have a raspberryPi zero running Raspbian-lite and Im using the solution that is given to this question to create a kiosk type application, that startsX on boot and uses the open box window manager ...
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Simulate a mouse click in python tkinter

I have a tkinter GUI running on a Pi 3B+ with a 5" tft touch screen display. I am writing my own touch screen driver. The GUI works when I mouse click on a button that is bound to Button-1. self....
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Configure chromium display on a pseudo-headless Raspbian

I'm using my raspi as a mini meteo station which (for now) only measure humidity and temperature, and I want it to display those infos on a little screen. Considering technologies I can handle, the ...
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PyGame GUI hidden by program

I am working on creating a graphical program to display two lines of text (a big message and a small message) on my Raspberry Pi Touchscreen using the module pygame. In the basic terminal, I can pass ...
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rasberrypi gui using python 2.7

I'm trying to host run a GUI program on my pi using ssh. but I get this error: App(Tkinter.Tk(), "window name") NameError: name 'Tkinter' is not defined. however when I type "import Tkinter" in pi ...
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VC4 — GL setup not working

I am trying to run chromium as weston-client using ArchArm on a RPI 3+ b, but I am unable to make it use GL. Setup: Basic »AArch64« installation as described here Package Installation: wayland ...
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Text on GUI Missing

Using the latest version of Raspbian as of this writing, on a RasPi 3 B+, suddenly the text no longer shows on many GUI objects, such as some tooltips, some context menus, Chromium tabs, the Package ...
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Help with choosing a GUI library for RPI developpement

I am currently coding an app for Raspberry Pi, the app is very GUI dependent. During my research i saw online that tktinker is good for small/simple apps. I got really excited for PyQt but found out ...
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How to execute a GUI program at boot time?

I am running stretch lite on Raspberry pi 1. I have a Gambas program which generates a GUI screen. This should happen without manual intervention like keyboard or mouse 1.I require the program to ...
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user made GUI on booting of Rpi3

I have a rpi 3 board. I am new to this field, I have a GUI developed in Visual studio on windows platform, i am able to run its .exe on Rpi board using mono, now i want to boot rpi such that it should ...
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Raspberry PI HMI

Is it possible to make a Raspberry Pi 3 into a functional HMI for an instrument or set of PLC devices(I usually control remote devices through TCP unless I build the HMI into the unit's case)? I would ...
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Autostart, detect directory and open in standard GUI

I want to detect the existence of a (directory on a) USB drive (/media/pi/Music), wait for it to appear, then open it in the GUI. Using xdg-open /media/pi/Music in ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/...
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Coding a GUI in python and driving stepper motor by user input

I am hoping to use my Raspberry Pi 3 in a senior project for my mechancical engineering program. I want to use the pi to drive a vice like fixture to predetermined positions by connecting a stepper ...
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Edimax WLAN working, but GUI indicates “No wireless interfaces found”

I am successfully using an Edimax WLAN USB stick which I have manually configured by editing etc/network/interfaces to use a static IP address; everything works as expected (other computers can be ...
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How to solve blank screen issue on Raspberry Pi GUI?

It's my third day with my Raspberry Pi. I do know Linux. I am all good with using SSH with my Raspberry Pi but I do need a GUI sometimes. I tried installing vncserver, tightvncserver and now xrdp but ...
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I am searching for a command for the terminal that will close the GUI and open the CLI

I am searching for a command for the terminal that will close the GUI and open the CLI. I am aware of the key shortcut to get there but am trying to create a shortcut that will run a program from CLI
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Python Tkinter GUI lagging with While loop in main loop

When I run the code with the while True: loop included within the root.mainloop() it is making my GUI lag heavily and the code does not run as smoothly as I would like. I am wondering how I make my ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 freezes after GUI Python program is minimised/closed

I am using the Raspberry Pi 3 alongwith its 7-inch screen. I have developed a software that shows real-time temperature on the screen alongwith some other functions. The software runs fine without ...
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GUI on Raspberry Pi cluster

I was thinking of building a small cluster (due to the small price) but i want to know if i can get a gui (like xfce or lxde) to run o the master/ host or whatever.
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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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run basic file explorer with fix file in raspbian jessie lite the os without gui,

I would like to run a File explorer or a simple GUI without running the whole desktop gui. I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a simple dvd player, which run files by omxplayer command. video will be ...
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Prevent file corruption in GUI on power loss

I made a digital frame with my photos which run on Libre Office. I'm faced with the following issue: If someone accidentally pulls out the Raspberry Pi the LibreOffice can not use the file anymore. ...
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Keyboard layout reconfiguration not working with raspbian

I'm using Raspbian and I'm trying to reconfigure my keyboard to another keyboard layout by following this post: Raspbian keyboard layout Then I rebooted by RPI. It changed the keyboard layout in ...
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GUI on Raspbian OS

I am in my last year project dealing with raspberry pi that has the ability to record voice with my single tap on its touchscreen. I already knew how recording and playback works, what i really want ...