221373
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GUI without Desktop

Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:47 am

Hi I'm searching any way how to run application with user interface without desktop on rpi3. I did it year ago but I don't remember that. I read lot of information how to run automatically program but it starts always after startup desktop. Could anyone have experience how to do that? Thanks.

PiGraham
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Re: GUI without Desktop

Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:00 am

It might help define the problem better if you say what sort of GUI you want? windows, icons buttons and menus?
Something more like a game GUI?

I think you can work without X using PyGame and maybe tkinter.

This may be useful
http://www.karoltomala.com/blog/?p=679

221373
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Re: GUI without Desktop

Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:14 am

Hi I have program which run and open via Qt application. There is a kind of user interface in window to visualize sensors read and some of buttons to implement some actions.

PiGraham
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Re: GUI without Desktop

Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:56 am

221373 wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:14 am
Hi I have program which run and open via Qt application. There is a kind of user interface in window to visualize sensors read and some of buttons to implement some actions.
Maybe this will help to get Qt working on framebuffer without X
https://doc.qt.io/archives/qt-4.8/qvfb.html

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