How to set my Raspberry Pi to boot into the GUI?
As from my previous question, I asked what the power off button in the corner does. Then somebody said if you boot into the GUI automatically, it will give you some options.
How do I boot into the GUI at startup?
Read this article which explains how to auto login and auto start desktop http://www.opentechguides.com/how-to/article/raspberry-pi/5/raspberry-pi-auto-start.html
Assuming that you are using Raspbian, it is actually rather simple to do what you ask. Simply open the terminal, and type in the following:
The following window should show up
boot_behaviourand click enter. This should make it so that the GUI interface starts automatically.
Add thise lines to your
#!/bin/sh # # ~/.xinitrc # # Executed by startx (run your window manager from here) if [ -d /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d ]; then for f in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/*; do [ -x "$f" ] && . "$f" done unset f fi exec openbox-session ## I'm using window manager Openbox (<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Openbox>) #exec awesome
Start X when logging in. Add the following to the bottom of
~/.bash_profileif you use
~/.zprofileif you're are using
zsh. See more on the Arch Linux Wiki.
[[ -z $DISPLAY && $XDG_VTNR -eq 1 ]] && exec startx