Questions tagged [startx]

startx is a front-end script to run xinit used to manually start an X display server.

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Could not write pid to lock file

I was working on my Pi when suddenly it stuck. I attempted to restart but upon entering startx I got the error "Could not write pid to lock file in /tmp/xtX0-lock' I've looked around and many people ...
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startx: command not found

I am total newbie to Raspbian world and my problem is that I can't start the GUI because when I write: > startx I get back: bash-: startx command not found; using sudo returns the same error. ...
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Set X background as soon as poosible

I am currently working on a small rpi3 kiosk. I managed to set up a boot splashcreen with fbi started by an initscript. However I can not make a smooth transition between the splashscreen and the ...