By default, when the Raspberry Pi boots, you just get a command line. No windows just a terminal where you can login and type commands.

The final configuration that you definitely want to make, unless you don't like windowing environments is to change the boot behaviour so that it automatically starts the windowing system and logs you in.
Select the sensible option and hit Return.

This guide was first published on Dec 04, 2012. It was last updated on Dec 04, 2012.

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