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Re: [vox] Dual Head Kiosk (of sorts)
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Re: [vox] Dual Head Kiosk (of sorts)



John McDonnell wrote:
> Evening all,
> 
> I think I remember there being some discussion on here at some point
> about kiosk mode. I have managed to convince my boss that it's a good
> idea to use Linux in place of Windows for one of our products -
> basically a browser running full screen showing pages for information
> display. Now comes the tough part - making it happen. What it needs to
> do is boot up to a pair of full screen browsers showing preset pages.
> 
> My question for you, dear vox, is whether this seems straightforward
> or if I'm in for a world of hurt.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> john.

You'll find lots of tutorials and solutions that work. Maybe even a
distro specific to kiosks?
Check out http://users.telenet.be/mydotcom/howto/linuxkiosk/ubuntu02.htm
http://www.stevehargadon.com/2008/04/ubuntu-for-kiosk-machine-home-use.html

And the firefox plugin
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1659

Alex
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