Questions tagged [startx]

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

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Disable Screensaver of XServer on Raspbian Jessie Lite

I setup a Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian Jessie Lite in read only mode. To run a Qt application I installed the packages "xserver-xorg" and "xinit". I am starting the application automatically after ...
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Creating a new user and starting a graphical session causes black desktop

I am using a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B running the latest version of Raspbian Wheezy (Raspbian Wheezy 2015-05-05). I created a new user separate from the default user "pi" and I am unable to create the ...
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Failing using startx to launch different desktops

I am trying to use startx to launch different desktops according to an argument using case...esac This is my .xinitrc mate(){ (sleep 5 && conky) & mate-session } case $1 in ...
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run startx not as root

Scenario: So I want to run startx. The problem is, it won't let me write to tty0 Fatal server error: (EE) parse_vt_settings: Cannot open /dev/tty0 (Permission denied) so I tried to run sudo startx, ...
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running x on read-only raspbian

I am trying to run xserver on a read-only raspbian. I get the following errors. root@ClientX:/var/log# startx xauth: error in locking authority file /root/.Xauthority xauth: error in locking ...
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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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create user that has very limited permissions that can launch startx

Could someone help me with a procedure to create a user that would have the least amount of permissions, no sudo access. That would be able to launch startx from a command line boot on raspbian-...
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Pi3 startx fails

I'm trying to start the gui on raspbian jessie on a pi 3, using the startx command. I get back an error like this: Fatal server error: Could not create lock file in /tmp/.tX0-lock and xinit: giving ...
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Failing to startx with chromium

I am trying to launch a single application - chromium without the rest of the desktop. I am trying this command (in terminal mode): $ startx chromium-browser -- It proceeds to start the X server, ...
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startx stops working when I modify /home/pi/.profile

I added the following lines to /home/pi/.profile clear cd / cd /home/pi/circulation_of_circuits/ ./launcher.sh In case it matters, launcher.sh contains this: #!/bin/sh cd / cd home/pi/...
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Incorrect Pygame touch events from Raspi Display without startx

I have a Clock / Weather / MPD client PyGame application that runs on a Raspi3 with an official Raspi Touchscreen. The app works fine when executed under startx. When started from the command line, ...
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How to make startx open new X Session in tty7?

Before, when I launched x from the tty1 console, it would start the x session in tty7, allowing me to terminate it easily from tty1. Now (I do not know what changed it), startx from tty1 will open X ...
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raspberry pi zero w calls startx unknown command

I have a rasperry pi zero w with raspbian stretch installed on a 4gb micro sd card. when I log in it goes to the pi@rasperrypi~$ command prompt. When I type in startx it says "unknown command". Is ...
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Permission issues seem to be preventing use of startx - why? How can I fix?

Been working with RPi3, fresh installed this Jessie OS and had no problems for ages, until earlier today. Current situation: When booting pi, the messages aren't the same as before, but ends with the ...
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I couldn't use apt to update, upgrade and install on raspberry wheezy

I'm using raspberry pi and wheezy software. When I update I'm getting an error message like: Get:1 http://archive.raspbian.org wheezy InRelease [12.5 kB] Get:2 http://archive.raspberrypi.org wheezy ...
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How can i fix startx on my RPI3?

The day before yesterday I opened too many tabs in the browser, and hung my RPI. I turned it on again with the power turned on. But he was involved not as usual. Instead of having to download the ...
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runing command on startup

I need to execute this command on the RASPBERRY PI bootup cd RPi_Cam_Web_Interface && ./install.sh and also follows dual ENTER keys with 5 seconds interval for each.