Thin Client with Rpi4
Jun 14, 2022
Huy Le
1 minute read

Setting up Proxmox #

Thin Client with Rpi4 #

  • primary goal is to have remote development

Setting up Display Manager on Rpi4 #

  • no previous Display Manager installed
# Install general xserver
sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg
sudo apt-get install xinit

# Install LightDM packages
sudo apt-get install lxde-core lxterminal lxappearance

# remove some unnecessary stuff
sudo apt-get purge xscreensaver

Run the backup of the autostart script for LXDE

#Backup old system autostart file
sudo mv /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart.bak
#Create new empty system autostart file
sudo touch /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart
  • run on each new “user” (VM machine)
# in [full name] prompt, give a clean description of the VM
# create password
sudo adduser <vm_machine_name_here>

#Create configuration directory and parents for the local user
mkdir -p ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE
#Copy the original system autostart as our new user autostart
cp /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart.bak ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart

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