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

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Is there a python picam gui out there?

Before starting to code a new GUI in tkinter (or something similar) for picam, I was wondering if there is something already available. What I am looking for is a simple GUI to set the picam ...
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GUI for Mariadb on the Raspberry Pi

Are there any GUIs for Mariadb on the Raspberry Pi besides phpmysql? I'm hoping for something that's as easy to install as sudo apt-get install mariadb-server
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Login screen returns after entering login and password

I've just installed tightVNC on my raspberry pi. After I rebooted the device, it showed the login screen, which usually doesn't appear. When I enter the login, there's a black screen with a blinking ...
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What tools can I use for a Basic C++ Interface on Raspberry Pi running Rasbian

I am designing a system using a Raspberry Pi (Model B - 512mb) that depends on OpenCV libraries for Haar-like feature detection, and fswebcam/gpio/libgphoto2. I need more speed than Python can offer. ...
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How to start an app without windows manager

Hi sorry for the answer I´m very inexperienced in Raspbian, just started to use the pi a few weeks ago, I need to start an app developed with Qt in C++, it has a GUI, this app has strict timing ...
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Kivy on RPi - how to correct rotated touch screen

I have Raspberry Pi with 3.5 in TFT (resisitive) touchscreen installed, and small application written in Kivy. When I'm on Desktop then mouse and touch work as expected (in particular are not rotated),...
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GUI won't start automatically Raspbian Pixel

I have a triple boot Raspberry, and after an update of Raspbian, the gui won't start, when boot option in raspi-config is on Desktop I get Splashscreen of Raspbian Pixel and after this I get a black ...
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Run pygame via command-line without window manager

I have had lots of trouble with running a pygame application such as the pre-installed wormy.py (or any application like lxterminal or minecraft-pi) on a Pi from the command-line. This means without ...
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My raspberry goes to black screen after a while

Well, i bought a raspberry pi 3 model B, when i turn on the raspberry it is all working fine, then after 1/2 minutes, the screen starts glitching, the image starts glitching in waves, like the ...
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Program will not run from console, works fine from IDLE GUI

I have written a small Wifi Radio program in Python that accesses the GPIO. Press button 1 it starts the radio, 2 pauses it, 3 next station etc. I have a i2c LCD display that displays the status of ...
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Graphic output sensor data

I have some experience with Arduino but never used Raspberry Pi. I'm looking for the best way to show my sensors data via RPi. What I would want to do is: Arduino to read sensor data and send it to ...
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whenever startx is typed in, I get this image

With a newly set up noobs SD card. This. Screen occurs. I am a noob of r pi so simple answers may help. I can. Access python via the command line interface. But it hangs and produces this. Note: ...
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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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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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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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Alternative to java for an embedded system

Right now I am working on a project that requires sending ascii commands via serial to control a machine (i.e, turning a machine on off, change speed, etc.). The whole thing will be controlled with a ...
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I accidentally deleted the Wifi icon on my desktop. And now I can't find how else to connect to a network. Can you please help?

While I was trying to find out how to connect to a network, I accidentally deleted the wifi icon located on the far right of the taskbar. Now that I know how to set up a network I can't find the icon ...
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Trying to launch GUI thru Cygwin ssh: FATAL: module g2d_23 not found

I am trying to launch GUI from the ssh via Cygwin on Windows 7. First, I selected the option to start RPi Desktop via raspi-config and reboot. Then, I connect to my device ssh -X 192.168.1.106 -l pi ...
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Is React / Web or Python the way to create UIs for Raspberry Pi kiosks?

I'm more of a full stack developer than anything so I've naturally just made chromium full screen on boot and hosted a web page for UI on raspberry kiosks. My question is that if this approach is ...
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The size of the font, icon, and everything else in GUI of RPi

I'm a noob here, and I'm struggling before even starting to code anything. My RPi's gui shows everything really tiny. Is there any way I can make things bigger, including the font size, icon size, and ...
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GUI over SSH problem

I'm trying to run Midori on my Raspberry Pi over SSH and I would like it to appear on the screen of my PC. (The PC runs Xubuntu.) I tried to follow instructions like this, but I still can't see the ...
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Can't load gui with Raspbian

I'm using the latest version of Raspbian (Jessie lite) and whenever I put in the username and password, the screen goes blank then I'm back at the login. I know I'm typing them in correctly because I ...
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How can I create a gui for PiTFT?

I know a bit of python and I own a rPi B+ with a PiTFT. I was wondering If it's possible to create a GUI application that will show a dashboard with some buttons and some charts on the TFT display ...
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How to make an MS-DOS style console program?

I want to make a console input/output program on Raspberry Pi. I'm just learning C programming by making some simple guessing games and calculator applications. I want to make an interface that's more ...
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GUI wifi manager for Raspberry Pi

Is there a library that gives GUI to setup the wifi with Raspberry Pi ?. This is what I want to do :). Once the Raspberry Pi is connected to a power source, I want it to automatically start GUI ...
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Graphical gui for rasping not working

Tell you what I did, and what I think went wrong. What I did: Setting up Raspberry Pi headless way. Downloaded Raspbian Lite version Used etcher to write image to SD card Added ssh to folder in SD ...
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How can I install numpy and pandapower?

How can I install numpy and pandapower on the RASPBIAN JESSIE LITE Minimal image based on Debian Jessie? the one without the GUI. And how can I install Pip and miniconda on it as well?
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Raspberry Pi Wifi not scannning

I am using the Official Raspberry Pi adapter for my Pi but I can not scan for networks in the wpa_gui window like I should be able to. Under the tab "Current Status" in the "Status" field, it states ...
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Database for raspbian accessed with the same raspberry pi

Here's what it want to do. I'm using my raspberry pi kind-of as another computer. I'm not using it as a server. I'm not accessing it remotely. And I don't care to do either of those as of this ...
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I want to run a tkinter script on startup without desktop

I've seen solutions for non-PI situations to start the x-11 server without loading the desktop. I want to boot straight into my Python script that uses tkinter for the gui. I've found out that you ...
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Running a JAR file in Pi results in following error “can't find the main class”

I want to make a GUI application in java which can control the gpio pins. I used pi4j lib for control the pins. I wrote a pin toggle code inside the button click event as shown below. while running ...
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File Manager issue after recent update

I recently updated my raspi which is running debian buster (version 10). After the update/upgrade cycle - which took a while since I have not updated my device in quite some time - I noticed an issue ...
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Octave is not working in raspbian

I am using Raspberry Pi 4 for one month. I installed octave today by writing sudo apt install octave It installed correctly. But the gui is not working. I can only use it with terminal . But when I ...
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Is PIXEL based on LXDE or XFCE?

Is Raspberry Pi GUI PIXEL based on LXDE or XFCE? I found some commands starting by lx* and some xf*. Because there are more commands starting lx* I gues that LXDE is right answer but PIXEL shows more ...
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Running Pi3 Headless With a GUI

I managed to get my RPi3 running on an old TV with a composite-RCA cable. I have since enabled SSH on Raspbian, and I can access the Pi using my Ubuntu laptop - but only through terminal, as far as I ...
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WPA_GUI “the configuration could not be saved”

I'm trying to setup WiFi on my RaspberryPi running Raspbian. WPI_GUI refuses to allow my to save it's configuration as The configuration could not be saved. The update_config=1 configuration option ...
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Buster GUI Icons and text are too small

I have a Pi4B-4 with a 13.3 diag HDMI screen. The fonts are too small even when preffed to "large". True of console text size too. Kindly, how do I resize them larger? Obvious noob question, ...
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Video playback on Raspberry Pi 3

I have a raspberry pi 3 connected to one of my TV's HDMI inputs. I've installed VLC, but videos won't play. The image will hang and the audio will continue to play in the background. Regardless of ...
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a python GUI application to display some measured value (with Raspberry Pi)

I am developing a GUI (with python tkinter) application for a measurement system with Raspberry pi. I made the GUI and the code to do the measurement. But my question is how to link them together. ...
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GUI on an E-Ink display?

I'm currently working on a horticultural project with my Raspberry Pi. I have a fair amount of my project sorted out but still have a rather major part of the project to undergo which is the ...
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Virtual on-screen keyboard for raspberry pi touch screen

The following is simple code that accepts a line of text from a user: from tkinter import * from tkinter import ttk root= Tk() entry= ttk.Entry(root, width=30) entry.pack() I am running this ...
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Scroll down in VNC GUI

Is anyone know a way to scroll down in VNC remote GUI ? I cannot access to the bottom of the modal...
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Raspbeerry Pi boot into console after booting into desktop

I set up my pi 2 to boot into raspbian GUI desktop when starting up (under raspi-config). However, the system boot into desktop first when starting up. And a few seconds later, the system boot into ...
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Forwarding GUI applications to Raspberry Pi

I am attempting to write a GUI application for the Raspberry Pi using Python and Kivy. I want to do all the development on my Mac because it is far easier for me but then display the application on ...
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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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GUI program for turning on/off a projector via RS232

I'm pretty new with the Raspberry enviroment, but I managed to write a code in Python 2, watching a lot of videos and post on this website. What I'm trying to do is a simple GUI with an ON/OFF switch ...
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Auto-login on desktop no working method found yet

I need a Raspberry PI to login on boot and execute a bunch of scripts. The bunch of scripts part is working fine. For the auto-login, it isn't as cooperative. I work on a RPI that has had quite some ...
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How to start a single GUI application from command line?

I am trying to start gnuradio-companion from command line on my Raspberry Pi 2. I do not want to run GNURadio from a full desktop environment to conserve resources. I have tried the following: $ ...
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Raspberry Pi GUI

I was wondering would it be functionally acceptable to get just a terminal OS for the Raspberry Pi and make my own GUI with java. Would that be a sufficient language for making my own 'desktop' ...