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Background process capture GPIO input

This question suggests it is doable - Script Running in Background GPIO.cleanup() on shutdown? In a desktop environment with another process displaying its window, is it possible for a background ...
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autostart keeps resetting

Im trying to add items to the autostart on desktop launch but the options just keep disappearing. My file: .config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart currently has: @lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi @pcmanfm --...
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Custom appearance with X forwarding over ssh

seeking a way to make my X forwarded session look exactly like how I have my raspbian desktop appearance on my remote host. When I currently run ssh -XY ***.***.*.*** lxsession I get a default LXDE ...
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"cannot currently show desktop"

I was working on installing maven on my raspberry pi3b+ and when I rebooted it, it asked me to enter my password again. Upon entering the password a message pops up: Cannot currently show the desktop&...
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Problem running a Python3 script at startup with lxsessions

I have Raspbian Buster on a RPi4 and I was launching a Python3 based Kivy 2.0 app at startup. Since it is a GUI app that needs networking and bluetooth. The only way to make it work was an executable ...
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Start Ruby on Rails server after GUI login

I've spent most of the day trying to launch two commands after login of the GUI on Raspberry OS. I am trying to run a Ruby on Rails server after logging into the GUI (not on boot). The commands I ...
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How to get Nautilus as a desktop

Installing Nautilus is easy. But I can't manage to get Nautilus as a desktop. I have found forums around my topic but to no avail: Nautilus as desktop manager How to set wallpaper in Nautilus Desktop ...
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Opening more than one Chromium Window on startup

for a information monitor i wanted to open different chromium windows on startup (The reason is because i use xdotool to switch between different websites and i dont get it to work if the Websites are ...
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LXDE crashes randomly

I've been using this Pi for a while now, and only recently this problem begins to happen: I'm doing some programming (Geany, lxterminal, pcmanfm are running) and then suddenly the icons in lxpanel ...
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Missing lxsession in the home directory cd ~/.config

I am running the following os image on my pi 3 model b: Raspbian Buster with desktop and recommended software Image with desktop and recommended software based on Debian Buster Version:September ...
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Black screen with cursor after configuring LXDE-pi/autostart

I've seen this post that describes the same problem I am facing, but the use case was somewhat different and the OP never updated the post with their solution. I am attempting to run Synergy at boot, ...
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Execute a script on startup in latest NOOBS OS - Raspberry - Pi 3B+

Actually I have went through this stack answer and followed the 3rd Type for running the script on startup, and It works like a charm for previous version of NOOBS. Today I downloaded the latest zip ...
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Local autostart file is missing, general autostart file throws error, direct execution of file goes well

I try to make a script startup via an autostart file. But I run into two problems which I do not understand. Why am I missing the ~/.config/lxsession directory. It is just a fresh raspbian ...
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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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kiosk mode: lightm toggles between DisplayServer x-0 and x-1

I am running a Raspberry Pi 3B with a 7" touch display in kiosk mode. I am setting up Firefox to start on a specified web page, and have to specify the X server display number. User pi is set to auto-...
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Black Screen after changing .config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

After opening .config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart it approximately looked like this @lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi @xscreensaver -no-splash @point-rpi @lxterminal -e ...
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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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Default applications for LXSession in Raspbian Stretch

In the Jessie release of Raspbian there is a "Default applications for LXSession" that could be enabled in the Preferences tab of the main menu. It allowed (among other things) the user to specify a ...
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(xfce4-terminal) Failed to connect to the session manager: SESSION_MANAGER environment variable not defined

I'm a newbie of both Linux/Raspberry Pi/X Window system. So this might be a dumb question, but I'm having a problem of seeing the following warning message when xfce4-terminal is launched from PuTTY + ...
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After boot I have two instances of Pure Data application

Raspbian Jessie on Pi 3 headless with VNC on laptop. I use /LXEsession/autostart to have application puredata running after boot. In Terminal with top 2 instances of puredata show up!! How come? ...
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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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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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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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Raspberry Pi remote desktop

I would like to control raspberry pi from remote desktop. I tried to use Microsoft remote desktop from my android phone, and it works fine. however I want that I will be able to log on the same ...
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