# @lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi # @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi I'm sure lxpanel isn't needed, and someone said pcman interferes with i3. 1. Click on Volume. Not confirmed. On a vanilla Lubuntu 18.04, I see pcmanfm --desktop --profile lubuntu with Sl and this is without actually launching pcmanfm. In the applications menu, open Accessories → PCManFM File Manager. I just want the Pi to default to opening Chrome, full screen, to a specified Website URL. $ pcmanfm --desktop-pref It is worthwhile to consider adding this command to a keybind and/or the native desktop menu for easy access. To be clear, I don’t want to disable the Pi’s desktop or block the user from using Chrome. It’s far the easiest method we could find and is one of the cheapest ways to create a dashboard in your house without needing to hook up an extra computer. At any rate, when I chose autologin with desktop from raspi-config, i3 is coming up at boot now. Using Active Directory Users and Computers. This profile and home folder will obviously only be used, when you connect to a server through Remote Desktop Services. @lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi @xscreensaver -no-splash point-rpi @xset s off @xset -dpms @xset s noblank @chromium-browser --kiosk --disable-restore-session-state --disable-features=TranslateUI --disable-session-crashed-bubble www.google.com A model 3 B will work and a 4 B is highly recommended. Adding custom actions to PCManFM-Qt. Step 1: Install Raspberry Pi OS I just want the Pi to default to opening Chrome, full screen, to a specified Website URL. Don't you see something like that immediately after you log … After all, it takes the entire vdesktop script to do this. Raspberry Pi OS Buster Desktop May 5th 2020 (2020-05-27-raspios-buster-armhf.zip) Although the Raspberry Pi model 1 B, 2 B, Zero or Zero W will work, they are very slow. A more interesting method would be to have the LXDE shell but with the XFCE desktop rather than the pcmanfm desktop chmod 755 ~/pcmanfm sudo mv ~/pcmanfm /usr/local/bin The disadvantage though of this method is that you will lose any desktop shortcuts because on login, pcmanfm is no longer being run on login. To be clear, I don’t want to disable the Pi’s desktop or block the user from using Chrome. We still want the ability to use the Raspberry PI OS desktop like normal so this is the route we’ve chosen to go with. eval "pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi; sleep 20; pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi" & lxpanelctl restart sleep 10 lxpanelctl restart What if you want everything to work automatically, without requiring any user interaction? Select the Edit->Preferences menu item. In this blog post we will look at a couple of ways to configure these settings for Active Directory users. Disable Chromium update check This is too long to post here. Now the fun part of configuring i3! @lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi @pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi @xscreensaver -no-splash @xset s off @xset -dpms @xset s noblank @chromium-browser --noerrdialogs --ignore-certificate-errors --disable-infobars --kiosk https://:7443/live-view @/home/pi/chromium-signin.sh 6. [xpost from r/i3wm] Edit for i3 to i3wm. User content such as text files, documents, images and so forth can be dragged and dropped directly onto the desktop. LXDE/XFCE Hybrid. Disable or enable the desired features. Creating new icons.