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Hello !

 

Aftert installing new image (Armbian_5.04_Bananapipro_Debian_jessie_3.4.110) onto Banana PI, I can't start desktop,  startx command is not recognized.  Neither root or normal user.

 

Any idea wha't going on?

 

Regards!

 

Mladen,

Herzegovina

 

 

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Image without Armbian_5.04_Bananapipro_Debian_jessie_3.4.110_desktop in the name does not have a desktop. 

 

Currently we only provide Ubuntu Trusty but we are soon dropping it in a favour of Debian Jessie (on all images).

http://mirror.igorpecovnik.com/Armbian_5.04_Bananapipro_Ubuntu_trusty_3.4.110_desktop.zip You need to download this version. 

 

Desktop is auto start when you enter normal user. OK, it starts after the reboot ... this is a small bug that we need to resolve.

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Hi!

 

Armbian_5.04_Bananapipro_Ubuntu_trusty_3.4.110_desktop....

I also try It but It is useless in my case.  After instlling it, desktop appear, but whan I click to panel menu, nothing is happend, except all icons on dekstop just blink for a fraction od second. Right click also not working.

After a couple of tries ALL icons just disappear, both panel menus and desktop. Even right click not working.  I should hard power off system.

For a couple of months I am using Armbian_4.5_Bananapi_Debian_jessie_3.4.109 which have a desktop and working very well. So I'll continu using this version.

I also preffer Debian Jessy 5.x with desktop if possible. 

 

Thank you!

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Aftert installing new image (Armbian_5.04_Bananapipro_Debian_jessie_3.4.110) onto Banana PI, I can't start desktop,  startx command is not recognized.

Well, why not install it yourself on this image?

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install xorg xfonts-cyrillic
sudo apt-get install lightdm

And desktop environment itself. Me personally prefer LXDE. This are all packages i add in Debian Jessie:

sudo apt-get install task-lxde-desktop va-driver-all vdpau-va-driver alsa-base alsamixergui pulseaudio pulseaudio-module-x11 pavumeter pavucontrol libxml2-dev arj lhasa unar zip gvfs-backends gvfs-fuse avahi-daemon libnss-mdns geoip-database notification-daemon avahi-autoipd obex-data-server geoip-bin opus-tools speex lxtask gvfs-bin gksu policykit-1

but you can install only the first:

sudo apt-get install task-lxde-desktop

If you prefer XFCE, as it is in desktop images, this is from Documentation page:

sudo apt-get install xfce4 tango-icon-theme gnome-icon-theme

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RagnerBG, thank you for suggestions. But, as a unexpirienced user I rather stick with "official" images. Also find xfce more interresting than lxde. That's not meant some time in future I will not test it.

 

Tkaiser send me a Armbian_5.05_Bananapipro_Debian_jessie_3.4.110_desktop image. I'm currently testing.... First I noticed taht system not recognize my Dell 1701fp monitor correctly. Resolution is wrong 1980x1080, but native resolution is 1280x1024. Well monitor still show desktop, but threre is no whole right part. I'll adjust this somehow, but though it will some problem for newbe user's like me. I'll make some test as "normal" user and publish it...

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RagnerBG, thank you for suggestions. But, as a unexpirienced user I rather stick with "official" images. Also find xfce more interresting than lxde. That's not meant some time in future I will not test it.

 

Tkaiser send me a Armbian_5.05_Bananapipro_Debian_jessie_3.4.110_desktop image. I'm currently testing.... First I noticed taht system not recognize my Dell 1701fp monitor correctly. Resolution is wrong 1980x1080, but native resolution is 1280x1024. Well monitor still show desktop, but threre is no whole right part. I'll adjust this somehow, but though it will some problem for newbe user's like me. I'll make some test as "normal" user and publish it...

 

I am not sure if this resolution (1280x1024) is supported at all but check docs how to set / lower and try.

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I have a Banana PI M1+ with a monitor with maximum resolution equal to 1280*1024. No problem with this resolution. To change it you have to connect via ssh, change the /boot/boot.cmd file, and regenerate the /boot/boot.scr.

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