In the retropie section, create a new file called “StartX.sh” minus quotes. Type this into terminal, sudo nano /home/pi/retropie/roms/retropie and type the following
press ctrl + x, y, enter. reboot once file is saved properly. When back in ES, look in the retropie section for startx. select it, and you should be at desktop. You will need mouse and keyboard for desktop.