Install OpenBoxΒΆ

Install Xorg and Xinit

sudo apt install --no-install-recommends xserver-xorg xinit

Install Openbox LXTerminal LightDM

sudo apt install openbox lxterminal lightdm

Setup auto login

sudo nano /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf

Scroll down to the section [Seat:*] and change these two lines


autologin-user=your user name

Ctrl x y then enter to save

Install the OpenBox menu configuration tool which must be ran on the Rpi4 and not from SSH

sudo apt install obmenu

Install a file manager

sudo apt install caja
sudo reboot

It should boot to the OpenBox window manager which is just a blank screen. Right click and find Caja and open it up. You can delete the linux directory and its files now.

Updated Sep 07, 2019