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

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how to get rid of colored grid on 100% cpu?

Whenever there is 100% cpu usage, I see a colored grid on right top corner of the screen, which is on top, even if fullscreen video is being played. This started happening after i fired update and ...
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Effects of overclocking

I would like to run Xfce, or any other GUI, as my desktop environment, but my RPi isn't powerful enough. I was wondering what damage overclocking will do to my board. I am considering it, but I don't ...
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Create new user and enable autologon Startx/LXDE

I am new to the forums and Linux in general. I am currently running Debian Wheezy with the GUI enable. For administrative purposes and other related tasks, I want to discontinue the use of the ...
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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 ...
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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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Bash Script wont launch GUI at startup [duplicate]

I need to launch a couple programs on startup, and I wrote a bash script to do so as follows: #!/usr/bin/env bash echo "Starting up" >> "/home/pi/Desktop/startup-log" CONTROLS_DIRECTORY="/...
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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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Install a Git Client with GUI [closed]

I known using git on the command line is the prefered method by a lot of Linux users. But has somebody have successfully installed and used a Git Client with GUI on a RPI2 / 3 with raspbian ? I am ...
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Creating a user interface that allows users to connect to the internet [closed]

I am building a smart mirror with a raspberry pi b+, a 5 inch display and a mini WiFi dongle. I was thinking about using the MagicMirror software but this means that the user has to exit the software ...
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Videoplayer in Kivy GUI not working. GStreamer problem?

I'm trying to create a video player GUI for my Raspberry Pi (Raspbian Linux 9 Stretch) using python 2.7 and Kivy. The GUI was created, but the video refused to load or play. I think the problem may ...
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Headless Temperature Controller W/ Web Interface? [closed]

I am trying to get started on my first project, and I am already overwhelmed. I will be using the Pi headless as a hot tub controller. I know basic Python, and was hoping to use that to control the ...
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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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GUI Python program [duplicate]

I have created a Python GUI application and want it to be the only thing shown when Raspberry opens and closes. Something like a OS on top of Linux. That is without having a bar on top and with almost ...
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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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Running a Java Swing GUI on start up

I'm fairly new to the world of java and the Pi so please bear with me and explain to me in great detail how to fix my problem. So as the title says, I'm trying to run a Swing GUI at start up and have ...
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Can't Shutdown or Reboot from GUI after making new user

As the title says I cannot shutdown or reboot from the GUI (when I say GUI I mean the one that loads after the startx command) after I am done. I can logout and reboot from command line but I cannot ...
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Raspberry Pi kiosk mode [duplicate]

I would like to have a Raspberry PI with some sort of kiosk-mode. Basically I want it to run a single application and I am trying to determine what is the smallest build that can do that. I haven't ...
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Raspbian GUI Headless

I'm planning to run Raspbian on a Model B v1 (256MB) Pi, and I'd rather not have the memory overhead of a GUI running in the background. I know that there are a few Raspbian Server respins available ...
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Speeding up translations in arrays

Hi I am looking for a way to speed up code execuation on the Pi in Python I have a list that is 200 items each with 8 values ( X value , Y Value , X ofset , Y of set , Angle , Step , X cord , Y Cord ...
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PyQt5 not found by Python3.7

I installed Python 3.7 on my raspberry pi with the help of Installing Python 3.7.0 on Raspbian tutorial and wanted to use it to start my script which uses PyQt5 but its throwing a ModuleNotFoundError. ...
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Reading Real-Time Temperature of Raspberry Pi in Guizero

Is there an option to display Raspberry Pi's internal temperature value to be able to display it into Guizero UI? I saw this source code on GitHub, but this only displays random float numbers in the ...
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Keep GUI from running at boot in Raspbian?

I started running my Raspberry Pi with a monitor and keyboard, but I ended up decapitating it and don't need the GUI running anymore. How do I make it not start at boot?
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Creating custom Linux for Raspberry Pi [closed]

I want to know how I can do a custom Linux for Raspberry Pi. I want to create something similar like Retropie (https://retropie.org.uk/). A Linux that boots my own front end GUI. My plan would be: ...
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Black screen brand new raspberry 3

I install raspbian today on micro sd card 16 go with Win32DiskImager to put the installation image on the card. It start perfectly, I just install oh my zsh, XRDP, vim, set static ip.I attempt to ...
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Distros with a keyboard-only gui

I was wondering if a distro exists that's keyboard-only friendly. Not terminal only, just kind of minimalist and doesn't use a mouse.
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Can't boot into desktop GUI

I have a Model 3 B+, and I used Etcher to flash Raspian onto a 32GB SD card. I can SSH in to use the terminal, but I can't boot into the GUI. I went into the config and adjusted the Boot Options to ...
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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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Remote Access RPi 3 via RPi 0 …?

Is it possible to remote view a Raspberry Pi 3 with a Raspberry Pi Zero? I'm looking for a simple solution to switch to a Full GUI of a remotely accessed Raspi-3 by simply swapping the Input Channel ...
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how can I remove the GUI from RASPBIAN STRETCH WITH DESKTOP?

I don't want the GUI because my microSD size. I'm just happy with a command-line access. especially now that I downloaded some of the python packages I want to use. Now I only want the command-line ...
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How to group opened windows on the taskbar?

Right now on my PI, anytime I open a window it has its own button on the taskbar. If I open 10 more windows, there will be 10 more buttons on the taskbar. I simply want to group them into single ...
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grab_set issue with tkinter toplevel window

I'm having an issue with the grab_set command when opening a toplevel window on my Pi. I'm using a grab_set to disable the screen below the toplevel and releasing it on close of the window. I doesn't ...
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Run Java Swing GUI on boot

I have a Java Swing GUI that needs to be run on boot. Tried adding a shell script (which starts the program) in config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart : @sh script.sh script.sh: export DISPLAY=:0.0 ...
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Raspian gui unable to log in

I'm new to Raspbian. I started the GUI for the first time (following a fresh install) using the instructions found here: How to set my Raspberry Pi to boot into the GUI? and the command: sudo apt-...
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Touchscreen GUI with control loop

I'd like to create a fullscreen-GUI on my Pi's 7"-touchscreen and I think this would be pretty easy to accomplish if I just wanna have some GUI that let's me click some buttons to control some GPIO-...
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qtdesign-UI using PyQt5 is not showing images on raspberry

My ui created in qtdesign is not showing the images on raspberry pi 3B+ with LCD-screen. I added them to the ui via the resource and in qtDesign5 they do show up. I have tried to add the image as ...
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How to save session in Raspberry Pi?

I am currently running Raspbian on Raspberry PI 3 and the SD memory card I've been using as hardrive on my pi is somehow got damaged probably from using it for a very long time. Whenever I boot or ...
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How to set time display, and add $(hostname)

I know that in order to modify the time display this is the menu selection: and here is my current favorite: BUT, when I try to add $(hostname) just like it would work in echo $(hostname), it shows ...
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C++ GUI development with graph support

So, I am developing a project in the RPi where I will be reading values from a sensor using I2C, and this values will be plotted in real time using a GUI. The project is strictly being developed C++ (...
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Lightweight GUI-OS to show webbrowser with modern webpage

Hi I'm looking for an OS that is capable to show an webbrowser (in fullscreen) on an raspberry pi 2 (no other GUI elements are required/necessary). The website is just one page using html, jquerry ...
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Cron not finding necessary files to run .py file

I hope this is not a duplicate post however I have spent about 16 hours researching a solution for my problem and have not found it yet. I am attempting to run a python GUI that acts as an interface ...
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Cannot Connect to Wifi

So to begin, I have a brand new Raspberry Pi 3 B with Raspbian installed from NOOBS. I am trying to connect it to Wi-Fi however the GUI says No Wireless Interfaces. When I hop into Terminal, I can see ...
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Twitter app for Raspberry Pi?

I saw that on TVs (maybe its Apple TV?) there is an app which displays some interesting or motivational tweets from twitter. I need to just hang a LCD display with Rpi on a wall and leave it running ...
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Use Raspberry Pi with SSH disabled and no access to the screen

I recently reinstalled Debian Jessie on a Pi 3. When I turn it on the screen is blank and my keyboard does not light up - before the reinstall, the GUI would only start and the keyboard would light up ...