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I'm using raspberry pi 3 and i have made gui script with two button and one image, it is running well if we run using command:

sudo python
sudo python gui.py

But i want to automatic run this gui script after i am logged in to raspberry pi desktop window. I don't know how to do this? Please reply. Thanks in advance.

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Create in home directory folders ~/.config/autostart by running following command:

mkdir -p ~/.config/autostart

and create inside of this directory text file mygui.desktop

touch ~/.config/autostart/mygui.desktop

then add to this file description of your program, something like this

[Desktop Entry]
Name=MyGUI
Exec=/usr/bin/python gui.py
Type=Application
Hidden=false

More on creating .desktop file here

If you really need to run GUI program as root (???) then you need to use desktop's replacement of sudo, it is gksu

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