I’m trying to run at bear minimum on a RPi4 so I didn’t even install a DE for displaying graphical apps. I managed to find the following links on how to run apps on an X server without a DE:
➜➜ only this one gave me an answer that I could rerpoduce:
Run the X server on root with
And run the app with
$ DISPLAY=:0 <name of the app>
The Idea here is to see how far I can use graphical text and storytelling editors such as Manuskript and Ghostwriter in order to turn the pi (or any old laptop) into a typewriter.
However I’m missing:
How to set X in full screen??
How to boot up directly on X + the app (like Ghostwriter) while still having the possibility to switch to terminal? (I suppose I’ll always have the option to “ctrl+alt+F2” or “F3” or “F4” etc. to display another tty.