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How to start xorg on a physically connected display via SSH?

The pi is configured to start into text mode so that no xorg libraries are loaded during normal operation. Yet I would like to be able to occasionally run an xorg desktop session when connected to an ...
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Arm Arch Linux 'startx' displays black screen on Raspberry Pi 3

Context: I recently got started with Arch Linux and the whole building your own distro thing. So I put Arch Linux Arm version on my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B v1.2 from the Arch Linux Arm project. I put ...
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How to run 2 load cells each with a HX711 on Rpi

I've been tinkering, reading watching for weeks and been able only make little progress. First off I have zero knowledge about Python coding (did some ABAP 18 years ago). I'm trying to help my son to ...
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Raspberry Pi 4: Console on first HDMI screen, X11 on second HDMI screen

The new Pi 4 has two HDMI Ports. After booting Raspbian, the first screen (HDMI-0) should display the console and the second screen (HDMI-1) should display the X11 desktop. My first thought was ...
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Touchscreen calibration: touchscreen does not cover full display

I have purchased an industrial touchscreen monitor that supports Linux through PenMount drivers. The VGA video output (via HDMI adapter) works perfectly, and the USB touchscreen is perfectly ...
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Loading an ICC profile on Raspberry Pi doesn't work

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B (non-plus) together with the official 7 inch touchscreen connected to the DSI connector. The latest Raspbian 2018-03-13 is installed. This works fine, but the ...
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How to disable sub-pixel aliasing for fonts

On running desktop environment pixel is hard readable all small texts, because default font sub-pixel aliasing don't correspond with my screen. So, how to disable font sub-pixel aliasing for all ...
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Change PiTFT 2.8" screen resolution

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie with a PiTFT 2.8" resistive screen. Everything is working great, except that the resolution is not optimal; icons and text are too big for the screen to ...
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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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Starting a headless Pi X session on a remote X server

I have a networked Pi downstairs with no attached monitor which I would like to connect to from upstairs on my laptop running an X server. Vnc is not a viable solution. I can ssh -Y into the Pi, which ...
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X server unable to launch using vc4-kms-v3d GL driver on a 8gb Pi4b+

I've been encountering some tearing issues in kodi and so chose to switch to the vc4-kms-v3d driver in my boot config. The performance in now significantly improved, however I also occasionally need ...
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VLC doesn't show video when opened from SSH

My VLC isn't displaying the video stream when I open it in an SSH session. The audio works fine, but video doesn't. The video does work under the following circumstances: Opening vlc using the mouse ...
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Dual-Window RPi: HDMI + TFT

Like others, I'd like to set up my RPi (3/B+) with two independent screens: an HDMI and a 3.5" TFT hat (mine happens to be from Adafruit). I can get to the point where the HDMI monitor works ...
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Install Xorg on Arch-Linux-ARM

H!@all I installed Arch Linux ARM on my Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) every thing is working fine. Now i want to install a graphical user interface (GUI, Desktop environment). The Arch-Linux-wiki says nothing ...
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Do I need to start fresh? I think I messed up X-window

Long story short I can't get my pi 3 B+ to display kodi running on osmc because I jacked up the X-windows possibly? I'm wondering if there is a way for me to reinstall what is creating my GUI going ...
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With the new openGL driver, can I make a resolution change permanent?

I am using the new openGL driver to run a WebGL app. It runs a lot smoother if I change resolution to 720p, which I can do with xrandr -s 1280x720 This works perfect, but resets after reboot. I ...
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XBMC on HDMI while Xorg on Official DSI Raspberry display

I have an RPi running Xorg Desktop environment on the official DSI display. Is it possible to have XBMC/Kodi or other software working on the HDMI output simultaneously?
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My USB2VGA is working - How do I configure X to use that screen?

I have a green screen on my USB2VGA connection (DisplayLink). How do I configure X to use the screen /dev/fb1 which exists? I do not find an xorg.conf.
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No Screens Found Error

I am trying to get my AOC e1649Fwu USB monitor to work on my Raspberry Pi. I was following this tutorial, and got through all of the steps except building raspberry kernel image. It was discussed ...
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Raspberry Pi X-session fails to load over SSH

Am connecting from my Linux (Mint) desktop to the Fedora (rpfr18) Raspberry Pi using SSH X tunneling. When the Pi comes up, I connect to it from the desktop xterminal using: SSH -X [email protected] ...
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Application autostart

I need to turn on a separate graphical interface when turning on the raspberry, where my application was loaded. I looked at a lot of manuals on google and even asked chatgpt. I have raspberry pi 3 B+ ...
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X screen rotation with DSI port

I've been having the worst time trying to get the official rpi 7" touch to rotate consistently. I'm using openbox. I am able to manipulate the touch orientation using config.txt, but changing ...
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Start X application (ffplay) on startup

I have an IP camera connected to the Raspberry Pi. I am using ffplay to display the camera through rtsp and it works. But I can't make it start when X starts. I tried several route: rc.local /etc/xdg/...
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rpi zero w not recognizing drivers when using startx?

I am using a rpi zero w with hdmi to a monitor, no SSH just using keyboard & mouse directly to the pi. Ive been having the pi boot up in terminal before starting gui recently and everything has ...
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Why is the Y axis inverted on my touchscreen calibrated with xinput_calibrator?

I am using a raspberry Pi B+ rev1.2 with a 1024x600 7inch HDMI touchscreen and I'm having trouble getting the touchscreen to work So first of I installed waveshareLCDDriver, runned sudo ./LCD7-...
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Launching browser (Chromium or Firefox) without x server / xorg

I need to launch Chromium (or alternatively Firefox) on a raspberry PI 4 8 GB running Raspberry OS 2021-05-07 without launching xorg / xserver. Is that feasible, for example by launching it in ...
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How can I start an X-Server via SSH in Arch Linux ARM in order to run a VNC Server?

Hello RPi SE community, I followed this post (i.a.) from the official forum to install an X server on my Raspberry Pi Arch Linux: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?t=26398 $ pacman -...
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Wakeup HDMI display from standby without interrupting blank screen

I've a HDMI display attached to a RasperryPi 4. After few minutes, first a blank screen is activated, then the display goes into standby. I want to wakeup the display from standby (by a sensor via ...
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Starting X applications over ssh on the local monitor

If I have a Pi with monitor connected but no keyboard or mouse how can I remote in to the Pi over the net with ssh to start applications running on the attached monitor. In particular, I have a hq ...
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DPMS config in kiosk mode with xorg and openbox

I just put together a raspberry PI in kiosk mode that is using xorg and openbox to auto launch the chromium browser in kiosk mode. It's using xorg and openbox to display the browser, and works fine, ...
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Arch Linux ARM - KDE Plasma Desktop - Failed to connect to bus: Operation not permitted

Arch Linux ARM on Raspberry Pi 4 (4GB) KDE Plasma Desktop I get this error: startx X.Org X Server 1.20.9 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux Arch Linux Current Operating ...
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Why does WPE Webkit has hardware acceleration but Chromium doesn't?

I'm working on an engineering project for a client and after various tests, the web software runs better when called from Webkit running on the framebuffer, than Chromium from the X. As it sometimes ...
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Raspbian Lite: xinit at boot as soon as possible

Yes, another question on 'How to start the x server at boot' . I am new to linux admin things so I don't know how to do it correctly. I am using Raspbian Lite which does not include any graphical ...
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PiTFT Touchscreen calibration is ignored by Pi Zero W

I'm using an Adafruit 2.4" Resistive PiTFT on my shiny new Raspberry Pi Zero W and I've finally managed to get the display configured but the touchscreen is proving a problem... (Please note that ...
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boot luakit (or midori) on bare X11 desktop (kiosk app, PI3, jessie)

I'm developing a kiosk app using PI3 and the PI Touchscreen. The app is served on localhost. I'm looking for the bare minimum wm that will allow the browser (either luakit or midori) to run and ...
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Is Raspbian Xorg server built in static form?

I have noticed that in Raspbian no default /etc/X11/xorg.conf is distributed and even if I create a file and modify it's contents it does not seem to take effect sometimes. This is where I studied the ...
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startx command fails after deleting /tmp folder

Okay, I have done something strange which prevents my RPi from entering a graphical environment. I was messing around with my Gertboard and was in the process of configuring the ATMEGA 328P ...
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Minimal Raspbian with X GUI

I installed a minimal build of raspbian, and installed xorg on it. However, when I run Xorg -configure, it tells me that no devices were found. Starting X server via xinit & and sshing into the ...
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Pi 3 Xorg.cond.d missing and need to swap the axis for the eGalax USB touchscreen

I have a problem: xinput_calibrator doesn't work properly. After I touch 4 points my touchscreen's X and Y axis stay swapped. And I can not apply changes manually in the Xorg.conf.d directory because ...
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wpa_gui - X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication

I am trying to use wpa_gui on my Pi2 from a windows machine using ssh inside MobaXTerm. When I do ssh -X pi@ I get X11 connection rejected because of wrong authentication. wpa_gui: cannot connect to ...
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XDM display manager builds but does not run

I'm trying to modify the X display manager (xdm) source code in order to use it for a special purpose. However when I build and install it, it does not run and I end up getting the non-X login prompt. ...
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