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Questions tagged [lxterminal]

the LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) terminal emulator.

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Changing desktop background via bash [duplicate]

I'm trying to adjust the background on my Raspberry Pi via a bash script but I can't seem to find a way to do it without using a GUI. Does anyone know a way of doing this? Thanks, Richard
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Error while opening LXTerminal in Raspberry Pi

I have got a problem. I am giving power to RPI 3 B+ and waiting for starting OS. Then when I open LXTerminal there are symbols with error of /etc/inputrc(see screenshot in down). Please help me, and ...
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Stop Linux terminal running as root

I was trying to set my GUI working on autorun boot through several methods (system, LXDE etc) but I think I screwed it up as none of them worked really. I must have mixed some commands up. Right now,...
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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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Turning off lxpanel on raspberry pi says “Can't connect to display”

Basically i want to know if i can kill lxpanel on raspberry pi zero to reduce ram usage. (i access it via ssh, not the display) or if it has something required by os. I can't shut it via lxpanelctl ...
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Why is my Raspbian command prompt grey?

I was messing around in settings and updating a few things today and rebooted my Raspberry Pi running Stretch and went to open the CLI again and the prompt has turned gray and some commands like ll ...
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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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open a terminal on boot and auto-run a looping python script

When my RPI3 is booted, I would like it to automatically have the terminal open with my python script already running. Note that it loops endlessly. I want to open the terminal so I check the output ...
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using the terminal as kiosk

i was wondering, is it possible to use the Raspbian Pixel terminal as a kiosk at login? I found about how to do it with chromium, but i would like to start a process on the terminal and put it full ...
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Running a script at bootup : Good practices?, rc.local falling, Other options?

I want to run some script at bootup, right now I'm trying to see if can achieve this using rc.local is this even a good practice?? To try out this script that it's supposed to run at bootup I'm am ...
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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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Trouble running RPi cmd commands in Java

To test my program, I was trying to run the shutdown command. I tried using a ProcessBuilder to just run the command: ProcessBuilder builder = new ProcessBuilder("shutdown"); builder....
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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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Default LXTerrminal Vim Toggle Paste problem

I have my .vimrc config with toggle paste lines included: set pastetoggle=<F3> But when I try to press F3 it types <F3> into file and nothing happens (I expect it to switch mode to ...
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lxterminal Subprocesses

I'm launching an application when starting up a RaspberryPi. In /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart I've added: @/home/pi/myFolder/myProgram1.sh @/home/pi/myFolder/myProgram2.sh myProgram2....
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Start Terminal and Run python script on boot

I have been struggling with this all day. My set up is a RPi 3 B, running Raspbian. I need to simply fulfil the following: Once booted automatically open Terminal cd to/my/directory run_my_script....
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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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Why is my username in the terminal not green [closed]

My username in the terminal usually green. It is no longer green. How can I fix this?
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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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Remove unwanted texting in Terminal

I have accessed Temperature and Analog Pressure sensor to the RPI. But for some reason There are text display before Temperature sensor start to give values. Also since I'm using Picocom to take ...
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Can't start picamera at Raspbian startup

I want to run an opencv-python program at Raspbian startup. The program is to capture images continuously from picamera and do some image processing using opencv and display it in full-screen mode. ...
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How to solarize LXTerminal and nano

I just got Raspberry pi and I'm new to linux overall. Enjoying so far, except default color schemes are tiring my eyes. I found nice color scheme Solarized, but I can't figure it out how to apply it ...
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No menu on terminal window, open new tab?

On my fresh install of Jessie lite on a Pi 3 my terminal window has no menu, and the classical way to open a new tab CTRL + SHFT + t has no effect. But on my pi zero W, with what seemed to me the same ...
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How can I run lxterminal raspbian terminal commands input from excel

How can I run lxterminal raspbian terminal commands input from a set of commands saved on excel. In fact, I have recorded a set of commands in excel to use some of them whenever I need, without having ...
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cannot execute any command using sudo

I cannot execute any command using sudo. I get this error: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update sudo: /etc/sudoers is world writable sudo: no valid sudoers sources found, quitting sudo: unable to ...
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How to run a shell script on rpi3 that required GUI on boot?

I used this page to try to run a shell script when the raspberry pi first turns on. This is the line I added at the bottom of the file(before exit 0): sh /home/pi/alexa_start.sh & I added the ...
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How to make terminal open another terminal window that runs a command

I'm working a raspberry pi project including Alexa Builtin (https://github.com/alexa/alexa-avs-sample-app/wiki/Raspberry-Pi). Everything is working but the startup script I'm working on #! /bin/bash ...
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Can't login after installing a line in terminal to start iceweasel browser on startup

TLDR: I added a line in the terminal for which applications to open on startup, and now I can't get past the login. Is there a better way to fix this than reinstalling my OS? I installed Iceweasel on ...
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How to set the lxterminal to stay when running a command

If I enter lxterminal in a terminal window, a new terminal window pops up and it stays there. But if I enter lxterminal -e "dir", the window just flashes and disappears. How can I set it to stay there?...
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Terminal App that Auto-Updates weather?

Looking for a terminal app that auto-updates weather readings. Something similar to top would be amazing. Any knowledge of such an app or a way to configure something existing to
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Shutdown the Pi at the end of my python script using cron?

I have created a python script that lights up some leds on a bit of breadboard then it's supposed to shut down the pi, the script works fine if I run it in python and the pi shuts down as intended. ...
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Control signal strength of Raspberry Pi 3 WiFi signal down to minimum

With the Raspberry Pi (latest Raspbian OS) configured as a WiFi Access Point that gives internet access through ethernet interface, I'm doing some WiFi Signal Strength testing. In reduced space to ...
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Keep terminal window on top

I have 2 scripts running once desktop loads both running a python script call them A & B script B looks for keypress so has to remain on top always. How can I boot both A & B but make ...
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How open a pygame console terminal through SSH (JuiceSSH)?

I have made a piece of code with pygame on the Raspberry Pi and I want to run it through the Android app JuiceSSH so I can use it on my Android phone. But whenever I run it on my phone, even with '...
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How can I run KazMan?

I have downloaded a screen recorder called Kazman. I can't find a way to run it or start the program. I have tried typing in kazman in LXTerminal and got this response: bash: kazman: command not ...
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Running python scripts using autostart

How can I make my python scripts load and run one time once the desktop loads? I've put the python scripts into .sh files Ive edited autostart and called them using @lxterminal -e "./start.sh" @...
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“Dieser Vorfall wird gemeldet” - “This will be reported” - OK, but where?

I'm currently creating a little community for our RPi in our student community. I created a group called community and put the four new users in it. Now I tested all users and they work fine. I didn't ...
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Can I use an RPi to make another Raspbian SD?

OK so I have no 'real' computers in my place at the moment, other than the Nexus 5 I'm typing on, and an iPad mini 2. I have a Raspberry Pi 2 up and running, and I'd like to use it to create another ...
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How do I start RetroPie

Hei Now I have installed RetroPie from the terminal in Raspbian, but how do I start it? I have written emulationstation but then it says: X is running. Please shut down X in order to mitigate ...
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Play video on BOOT, not logon

I have tried many tutorials but can't get this to work. I simply want to play a video when my Pi turns on. This is not when I LOG IN, or when the desktop starts, but a second or two after I plug in ...
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SSH not connecting with Raspberry Pi3

I am using a pi3 with raspbian and when setting it up it gives me the Host identification warning- @ WARNING: REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED! @ so I try to remove the SSh keys so it ...
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How dow I install adobe flash player

I have the latest version of the RPI . I have tried wget http://odroidxu.leeharris.me.uk/PepperFlash-15.0.0.152.r2-armv7h.tar.gz but that gave me a error which means the website could not be found. ...
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Can you change the mouse focus?

I'm reading book about the command line and it mentions that some OS's had an option to change from having to click the mouse to focus on a window to receive input and having to just scroll over the ...
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How to Copy files Off a Raspberry Pi

I'm at a point where I am trying to get some files off a SD Card that I used in an old Pi. I thought it would be easiest to use FileZilla to simply copy and paste the files from my Pi to my laptop. If ...
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String piped to minimodem in python [closed]

I have a code that eventually ends up with a sting of characters. How can I pipe them to minimodem so I can transmit them? minimodem starts transmitting with: minimodem --TX 300 I have this code : ...
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How to switch terminal emulator for locally connected display?

I've written a cool Python script that uses curses to display colored text. When I SSH to the pi from my Mac, the terminal emulator is xterm-256color and everything looks great. However I can not get ...
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Terminal sudo commands not showing output [duplicate]

I'm trying to run the following commands from terminal on my Pi. The tutorials I'm following show these should output something to terminal. I cannot get anything to return. Is there something I'm ...
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Exiting OSMC to RBPi Terminal

How do I exit OSMC back to the a Raspberry Pi terminal?I've tried the 'esc key' method,it didn't work. I just wanna close OSMC to access the coding terminal.
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Minecraft for the Raspberry Pi 2 cli download

I was wondering what the name of minecrafts installation package was so that I could install it via terminal. I do have pidora installed on my pi. sudo apt-get install [minecrafts download name]