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Re: found net prob, temp fixed. installed xfce4, how to autostart it?

On Sun, Sep 24, 2017 at 12:47:59PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings; Rock64, minimal stretch install.
> I'd like to auto-start xfce4 on a rock64.  Its installed now but startx 
> can't be found.

Same hardware and base system here.You might need to add a login manager
- I'll check :)

> Also, I'm getting warnings as I install stuff because the locale isn't 
> set, how do I fix that on the arm64 version of stretch? I see 
> an /etc/locale.gen but while running locale does setup some stuff, the 
> timezone isn't affected, nor the LANGUAGE setting.  And the clock is off 
> 4 hours fast as its on UTC. The timezone file 
> contains "America/New_York" w/o the quotes.

Rock64 uses sudo rather than straight su

sudo su -

[Use the password you know]

dpkg-reconfigure -plow tzdata

dpkg-reconfigure -plow locales

should do it. That asks the low level questions and allows you to check
changes made.

> I will make the comment that this rock64 is at least 20x faster than the 
> raspi-3b, plumb amazing. I've installed a bunch of stuff in the last 20 
> minutes that the pi would be about a late dinner time this evening 
> doing.
> Thanks all.
> Cheers, Gene Heskett
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