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Questions tagged [kiosk]

A kiosk is a computer terminal available to the public that provides specific information and applications.

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How to disable right click only on desktop and icons in XFCE4?

I am building a kiosk machine with Debian 9.8 and XFCE4. Everything is done except disabling right click in Desktop. Tried xmodmap -e 'pointer = 1 2 0 4 5 6 7 8 9'; however, it disabled right click ...
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Need desktop environment for kiosk like profile that can only run certain programs

I have a need for an extremely locked down desktop environment that would have three profiles School - Can only run Libreoffice and Firefox. When I say ONLY I mean ONLY - can't change any setting at ...
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Are there any current videostream-player-type 32-bit distros in 2019?

I have these thin clients that are not in use I think they’d do perfect for a security camera video wall—just feed them an RTSP/RTMP URL and be done, GUI not needed. I’ve been lazily looking for ...
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Establishing A CentOS 7 Kiosk System Without 3rd Party Tools or Add-ons [closed]

Is there any way to create a Firefox Kiosk which runs CentOS7.5 Minimal without downloading extra tools, 3rd party programs or Firefox Add-ons? I'm trying to create a Kiosk which runs CentOS7.5 ...
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What is the script responsible to bring up Gnome graphic environment in Debian 9.3?

I am preparing a PC that will be used by a lot of people in the company I work for to access information on our local network through a specific software. The PC will have a Debian 9.3 with Gnome 3 ...
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How to make my wallpaper to appear after autologin in lightdm

These are things I did Inside [Seat:*] in /etc/lighdm/lighdm.conf I changed greeter-session=lightdm-gtk-greeter autologin-user=pi autologin-user-timout=0 and in /etc/lighdm/lightdm-gtk-greeter ...
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How to create a lite graphical ability for linux server? [closed]

I use an Arm-based board(nanopi-m1: http://wiki.friendlyarm.com/wiki/index.php/NanoPi_M1) and an Ubuntu-server ported for my board(armbian: https://www.armbian.com/nanopi-m1) with fbtft support on the ...
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Remove everything but browser from Porteus 32 bit

I have a task of creating kiosk 32 bit system. However Porteus kiosk 32 bit was abandoned by developers and include only old version of Firefox. Is it possible then to cut everything, but Firefox from ...
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How to disable logout (always shutdown instead) in xfce4?

I'm using XFCE on CentOS to make a kiosk. The only thing I have on the desktop is a panel on the top with some programs. It already auto-logins at boot and, at the end of the session, I want the user ...
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i3wm: two monitors, one browser per monitor (dual head kiosk)

My goal make i3 start one browser per monitor on a dual monitor setup. I can't find how to start a browser and move it to the target monitor. I've dig through the doc and tried in ~/.i3/config exec ...
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Simple “kiosk” - StartX with one application says no protocol specified

My aim is to have a Ubuntu laptop which starts one application and the users can't use the mouse or keyboard. First thing to do was find out the command to start the program. This is this command. ...
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Configuring a LTSP kiosk mode to shutdown when a web browser closes

What i want is a client that logs in with a web browser full screen and when the user closes it the system shuts down or logs off the user. So I've been trying to mount a PXEBOOT system for a while ...
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How to configure kiosk with Wayland / Xorg?

Self - answered now, see below: I am setting up a kiosk system with a browser. Now my manjaro system is updating and it seems that Xorg is replaced by Wayland. With Xorg it was clear I could use ...
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Running a software (Python script with GUI) as soon as possible after boot

I'm working on an embedded computer, which will have no keyboard / no mouse, but only a touchscreen (a kiosk). I would like to start, as soon as possible on boot, without any message / splash logo, ...
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Linux for simply one task: watch youtube

I have tested some Linux versions for my kid's laptop. Old Samsung notebook, Samsung N10. I need do only one task: run youtube videos with no lag. Or setup an Android on it. I also tried RemiX-OS ...
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Create a kiosk with tmux

How can I configure tmux such that the user in a session can not do anything other than interact with the programs in it and detach from the session? I've bound a key to detach, but need a way to ...
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Installing Chrome/Chromium on Centos7- kiosk mode

I am new on Centos7 and have some issues. I want to install chrome/chromium on centos7, make user autologin and open to specific webpage in kiosk mode. I did the same on Debian easily but my Intel Nuc ...
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xfce4 lock panel from editing (kiosk)

I'm trying to set up a system where the user can't change the desktop and panels that I have set up for them. I chose xfce because I read there is a kiosk-mode but I cannot make that work at all. I'm ...
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Simplest way to tell if a GTK application (e.g. Firefox) is fully loaded and ready, in order to maximize it

In Linux kiosks, in order to reset some applications'state "behind the scenes" (while the screensaver blanks the screen), I use a BASH script which among other things calls wmctrl, with the task of ...
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Direct Xorg/Xserver manipulation without Desktop Environment

I'd like to create a GUI kiosk application, and ideally avoid the need to install a desktop. Is it possible to use Cairo/OpenGL to generate graphics in an application launched from the console ...
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News-Window (Browser or RSS) in Kiosk Mode

We have 242 PCs with Ubuntu 12.04 running something like a kiosk mode using iDesk. The background image contains some info for the user but this is very static. Currently we are searching for a way to ...
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Log when program is run

I am running a "kiosk" computer - one for general use for anybody in the room - and I want to know if anyone is actually using it. Is there a log that tells me when firefox, chromium or other ...
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running command before shtudown doesn't seem to work

I've created an ubuntu server kiosk based on some guide that I've found and I'm trying to stop the kiosk before the shutdown. The kiosk is being started automatically or manually with the command sudo ...
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Linux for use in a cyber café? [closed]

My friend owns a cyber café and is facing lot of problem with various Windows operating systems. I thought about using Linux Mint or an Ubuntu flavor for the cyber café. I've seen Linux Mint's user ...
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Linux with VM Windows guests in kiosk mode

We have a bunch of computers in our school, which are used by many students and some of them are really having fun in messing around with the system. However it's not possible to restrict access to ...
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How to kill all open windows?

I want to close all windows appearing on my desktop. I've thought to do this through pkill, but I could only manage to kill them one at a time, which is not what I want. The end goal is to put this ...
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How to set a Thunar window as the desktop in XFce?

I want to setup one computer ask a kiosk for eBooks. I'd like any user to be able to see all available books right on the desktop. These can be clicked on and loaded in the PDF software. Is there ...
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Floating panel over fullscreen windows in tile WM

I want to create kiosk using GNU/Linux. I need to show GUI one application full screen. I've found that ratpoison suits my needs. But I also want to allow user to see and change keyboard layout and ...
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Disallow switching to other windows

I'm working on a python project where I'm displaying a graphical window with a login screen. I've disabled the close, re-size and minimize buttons. The OS is Ubuntu. I have to disable all the ...
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How to setup Kiosk type functionality in Linux mint cinnamon? [duplicate]

I'm using Linux Mint Cinnamon. I want to setup the computer to act as a kiosk, where the user can only really interact with Firefox in full screen mode. What is the easiest way to lock the machine ...
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Opera, Firefox has no kiosk option like Chrome gives it openly?

While using Chrome kiosk mode, i have problem with openbox desktop, its not doing correct for some javascript rendering. So i wanted to test opera and firefox but both does not support kiosk at all ...
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Need to auto-login after logout on ubuntu

I've set up a kiosk using Ubuntu 12.04, and I'd like to have it autologin after a user logs out or if the screen locks, in case someone manages to get back to lightdm or tries to login to the non-...
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How to block the xfce desktop right-click mouse menu

I have a Linux Mint 14 machine and want to child-proof it. My main concern right now is the menu that appears when I right-click on any empty desktop space. I want to eliminate it from appearing.
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Debian based system, only one gui program, nothing else

I would like to make a debian system where you can only open one GUI program at boot, no other graphical interface, no minimize, or any X apart from that program, is there a way to do it on debian if ...
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openSUSE Linux Kiosk Setup

Working on setting up a kiosk with openSUSE, where users can only view a single webpage. Obviously open to any Linux distro. Also would prefer to use Gnome. I'm wanting only Firefox to be available (...
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Block keyboard on debian

I would like to block the keyboard for a kiosk-based application implemented on Linux. The keyboard could be blocked with "nohup cat /dev/tty0" on some Linux distributions, but it's not working on ...
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How to strip a Linux system?

I've been building a Linux distro, and I've stripped the binaries, etc. The system won't use GCC or development tools, as it will be a Chrome kiosk, so it would greatly help if I could strip down the ...