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Questions tagged [lxde]

LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) is a free and open-source desktop environment for Posix compatible platforms, that can run on all of the Pi's supported Linux distributions.

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TK app startup when initial boot

I have two programs I need to start as soon as the windows manager launches but I'm having problems. I added the startup commands to: ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/...
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Cant find /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

I am trying to follow this guide to set up a pi 3+ as kiosk but I get stuck at step 10. It says that this directory doesn't exist. It seems that there is no .config file. Any help is much appreciated ...
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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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LXDE autostart is not working

I am trying to execute a simple script lxterminal -e "/home/pi/superscript.sh" in a normal terminal it works perfectly. But if i try putting it in to /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart witch looks ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 - Access hostname in LXDE autostart

I would like to pass the hostname of a Raspberry Pi to Chromium in ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart The relevant parts of the command are: @chromium-browser --incognito --kiosk https://www....
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AutoStart with user different than pi

So, I'm trying to autostart an app at login, by running a script. Config: no desktop (Raspberry Pi 3B, Jessie). I managed to do it using "pi" user without any trouble. This is my autostart file: /...
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Open one LXTerminal at a time

I am using .bashrc file to launch python scripts when lxterminal is launched. The problem is that i don't want the user to be able to start another lxterminal and therefore retrigger the same scripts ...
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Going back in LXDE

I was upgrading with Sudo apt-get upgrade got this at some point or something like this y yes d see differences between versions n no clicked d and cant go back anymore...very NOOB with Ubuntu pi ...
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Can't launch specific python script from lxde autostart

I am trying to launch 2 python scripts in two separate terminals when I boot up my Pi to the Desktop. In /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart the command below works @lxsession -e python3 ...
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Autorun a Python script from terminal after LXDE environment complete

I want to autorun a python3 foreground script from LXTerminal after LXDE environment is up. The script contains Tkinter window labels displaying graphics, images and text. The terminal display ...
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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.
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''Unable to connect to X server" error, using xinput

I have a python3 script, intended to run at boot using rc.local. The script is for multimedia purposes, uses omxplayer and GPIO pins. Im using WaveShare 7In HDMI LCD as the display, with the ...
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LXDE autostart not starting program

I have two programs that I want to autostart with LXDE-pi. One starts but the other doesn't. Here is my LXDE-pi @lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi @xscreensaver -no-...
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Graphical app does not show up in full screen mode at login

I'm running a raspbian stretch os on a RPI 3 board. I've developped a tiny java app to display my Pi cams. I've setup my .profile file to get it launched at login. firing the app from a console ...
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Suddenly cannot log in and LXDE not starting. How do I get back to normal startup?

Suddenly cannot log in and LXDE not starting. How do I get back to normal startup? I was working on a way to launch a script automatically at startup. I was editing .profile, .rc-local and root and ...
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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 ...
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How can I launch a script using a global shortcut in LXDE running on RPi 3 B? [closed]

I want to be able to launch bash scripts and software, basically any command, using global shortcuts on LXDE running on RPi3 B. For example I want to be able to launch a script with the Alt + Shift + ...
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how to open a new tab in Jessie Light terminal (CTL+SHIFT+T has no effect)?

In Jessie light (at least the one I've installed), I can open a terminal window with CTL+ALT+t but how to open a new tab in the terminal (CTL+SHIFT+T has no effect)? The terminal has no menu. I can't ...
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No key binding on login

I have a Raspberry Pi 3, running Linux raspberrypi 4.9.35-v7+ #1014 SMP Fri Jun 30 14:47:43 BST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux I use LXDE. However, on reboot and login, my keymap is not properly loaded. For ...
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How to autorun a backround script after LXDE boots up

I have been trying to make a autostart script to opens up a web page in fullscreen mode sudo nano .config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart @chromium-browser --kiosk --disable-restore-session-...
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Why is my RPi freezing of its own accord?

I own a RPi 3 Model B, which does a very good job of freezing of its own accord, even when not much activity is being done. I mean, I can still move the mouse, but it stays in its last frame and I ...
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Where does “printf”-output go if executable is autostarted?

I wrote a small C executable that uses "printf" statements for debugging, like printf("Starting up...\n"); When I run the executable in a Terminal window with ./myProgramme all the printf output ...
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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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Blank white Task bar after reboot, how do i get it back?

So basically i updated my raspberry pi using the jessie update but i wasn't able to finish it and turned off my computer and now the taskbar is there, but isnt responding to personal preference, (when ...
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Menu Problem - Items added that do not appear in menu editor

Firstly, apologies for the long subject title, I'm lacking a better description for the issue that is presenting itself, and Linux experience. The best way of describing what is happening is to look ...
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Raspberry pi 3 startup problem after successful login

I have a strange problem with a raspberry pi 3 that has been working for about 6 months without problem. I had an issue with it today connecting to wifi so I tried rebooting it from the gui. After ...
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Stock Pi3 - what process is auto-mounting removable media?

I have a Pi 3 which I've wiped clean, and updated to Pixel; nothing else is running on it (correction, I loaded realvnc). I'm using the graphical interface, if that makes a difference. When I plug ...
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X server running but no GUI showing

I'm using a Raspberry Pi model B (512 MB RAM) with the following touch screen and the latest image of Raspbian. The screen drivers are ok, since I can see the loading screen and the tty. If I plug in ...
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Application Launch Bar (ALB) icons do not work

I accidentally deleted the ALB icons by right clicking an icon and hit remove (went too quick to tell which item I actually hit). Bottom line: all my icons were gone. I looked up the process to add ...
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How do I theme LXDE like PIXEL?

I really like the new PIXEL theme for Raspbian. How can I install this theme on Lubuntu?
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Double cursor in LXDE with python program

I have a python program which connects to a wii remote and moves the mouse or presses keys based on the key presses. If I execute it after boot it works properly. However, I have made it to start on ...
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Make Geany the default

The Raspbian Update released on 13th May 2016 includes the Geany editor, although I already had this installed. Unfortunately text files etc still open by default in Leafpad. The "Open With" menu ...
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LXPanel unresponsive and off desktop

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 in a VM. I have successfully SSH'd into my Pi (Running Raspbian) using: ssh -X <ip of Pi> -l <username> When I run startlxde, an LXPanel shows up but it's off the ...
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Autorun Firefox on startup…grrrrrrr!

Long Story (Short): Okay, I've read all of the guides, questions etc I can find and it's still not happening. I can't get the browser to open its self up when the pi boots. Background: I'm following ...
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Cannot auto-start Java application upon X session login

I am reading this answer, and I edited /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart, by appending the following line: @sudo java -jar /home/pi/Documents/devel/MyProject/MyProject.jar But nothing happens ...
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Booting to LXDE instead of Raspbian desktop

I'm very new to using a raspberry pi. Recently I purchased one (a raspberry pi 3) and I was playing around with it. All of the sudden when I turn it on, it takes me to LXDE login screen instead of the ...
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A Newer Version of LXDE on the RPi 3 [closed]

Where can I find LXDM or LXDE version 9.9.1 or 10? I haven't been able to find a working tarball online.
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New OpenGL Driver Sleeps on HDMI output

So Im tinkering with the new (experimental) OpenGL drivers for the raspberry pi. The driver seems to work somewhat so far, but has a really aggravating issue which only happens when the OpenGL support ...
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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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Raspberry pi autostart of LXDE does not work

I upgraded a raspberry Pi installation with a Pi 2. But since I upgraded all packages, the autostart does not work anymore: neither this seems to be working: sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/...
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Selenium Script on Startup

I have a selenium script that I created to use Iceweasel. It works fine if I run it manually. i.e. run the command myself. When trying to get it to run on startup it does not seem to do a thing. I ...
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LXDE menu goes empty after using Main Menu Editor

I recently got a raspberry pi 2 B and downloaded and installed 2015-11-21-raspbian-jessie. It worked great until I tried to add a sub menu and item to the LXDE lxpanel Applications menu. I used the ...
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Autolaunch Programs on LXDE startup

I am having some issues with auto-starting programs when my Raspberry Pi 2 boots. I have tried editing both /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart & /etx/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart and neither ...
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Pin applications to task-bar on Raspberry Pi 2

I just recently got a raspberry pi 2, and in a mistaken blunder, I wiped all of the default applications (file manager, terminal, mathematica, wolram, etc.) from the taskbar. Is there any way to ...
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How to run X server without LXDE?

I would like to run a "naked" X server (using a framebuffer for output) on the Pi. However, startx will also start LXDE, just as startlxde and startlxde-pi do, and I cannot find a way to get around ...
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How to change the font size in Raspbian LXDE

How to change the font size in Raspbian LXDE? I've already tried the right-click on the desktop menu approach. That changes some fonts, most in fact. But the Konsole menu fonts are still big. Given ...
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Auto starting apps in LXDE doesn't work

I'm trying to build a "kiosk" app for my Raspberry Pi 2 which has an Adafruit PiTFT connected to it (using their image, which is just the standard Debian Jessie, but with framebuffer stuff added to ...
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How do I restore the Application Launch Bar in Desktop GUI (LXDE)?

I wanted to remove Wolfram Language from the taskbar application launcher in Raspbian GUI, but accidentally clicked something that removed the whole panel. How do I bring it back? This is what it's ...
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Raspbian Custom Folder Icons

I want to change the icons used for different folders on the Raspbian desktop. Does anyone know if this is possible on the Raspbian LXDE desktop?
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How do I display a message on the screen

Ok, I know it sounds like a dumb question but how do I show a black screen with custom text on it from LXDE desktop. I have looked on the internet for a while all I could find was this: export IP=ip ...