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Questions related to setting up and running Ubuntu in a kiosk

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Disabling Power Saving features via command line

I manage a number of remote kiosk systems. After upgrading to 20.04 Desktop, I believe some issues are being caused by some of the power saving features that can be disabled via the Settings > ...
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How to open Firefox in Kiosk mode with only keep back button?

I want the user only can use browser and don't he leaves the browser after Ubuntu boot, so I choose kiosk mode. But there is no back button in kiosk mode. How can I keep back button in kiosk mode. Or ...
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Run gui-app in Ubuntu 18.04 Kiosk

I created a small c++ app. This one is using OpenCV and the function of OpenCv imshow, which shows an image in a window. In this little window I display frames captured by a grabber and modified by an ...
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Is there a way to prevent users from escaping the Chrome browser in kiosk mode?

I have the following problem, I have a screen on which a webapp in Chrome is running in kiosk mode. I have already managed to avoid touch gestures like swiping from left to right (with a Chrome AddOn) ...
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Launch Firefox window on local raspberry from remote ssh [duplicate]

I have a raspberry 4 with Ubuntu 20.10. I need to see one firefox in kiosk mode from hdmi0, and lounch it from ssh. any ideas?
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Problem removing kiosk mode Ubuntu's sleep after 15 mins

I have recently set up some all in one type of desktops with the latest version of Ubuntu, using the following: Created a session in xsessions by the name kiosk.desktop: sudo gedit /usr/share/...
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Best way to run a touchscreen app in kiosk mode on Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm an embedded dev who switched from weak ARM to powerful Intel Atom hardware, dedicated for running a touchscreen Qt app. I decided to stop bothering with custom Busybox OS images and use a minimal ...
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Ubuntu That only opens Remmina in the GNOME Shell?

Hello Ubuntu Community, i would like to know what is the easiest way to create a Ubuntu Client that Auto Logins into a user and only starts ONE Programm (Remmina Kiosk Mode) and the User cant do ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop Screen off

I've got a computer with Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop configured with no screen saver and not switch off screen after N minutes, and works fine since the screen is always on. Now, I want to run an application ...
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True Kiosk Mode

I am trying to run Ubuntu Mate as a kiosk. I can get the chromium to go into kiosk at login but I can still access the launcher with shortcuts and other shortcuts using the keyboard. How can I make it ...
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Change Ubuntu One account associated with Ubuntu Core

I've set up a kiosk device with Ubuntu Core, but now I want to hand it off and have someone else administer it. I don't want their ssh key in my account and I don't want my ssh key associated with ...
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How to lock Zoom Meeting in full screen

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 for my sons for virtual learning and look to do so for the entire year. Much of the time they are engaged in Zoom meetings, but of course, they like to open other applications,...
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Permit almost everything (SDCard/Video Kiosk)

Is there a way to forbid a user to run everything, that is not on the desktop? Basically I want to create a video kiosk. There is a folder on the desktop, where Videos can be copied to (from sd card) ...
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Start chrome via bash from lightdm

Im trying to launch a simple chrome kiosk when logging in from lightdm but it keeps returning to the login screen directly after login. Calling /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc directly from kiosk.desktop works ...
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Running GUI app on startup Lubuntu LiveCD [duplicate]

i want to run Chromium in kiosk mode on startup (Lubuntu). Browser is GUI App and runing it from rc.local not working. Is any way to run GUI Apps on startup on LiveCD? Im using this tutorial to make ...
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Xdotool - tab key

i just found out xdotool so sorry if i ask basic questions but i can't find the answer. How can I simulate the tab key? On a raspberry, I start chromium in kiosk mode on an application that requires ...
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How to take a Ubuntu system running in kiosk mode on remote outside the local environment

I am running a cefpython application in kiosk mode on ubuntu 18.04. I want to take it on remote which is outside of local environment. I tried the port forwarding which is unsuccessful due to router. ...
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Prevent screen standby for always on xubuntu 20.04 via SSH

I have access to a terminal with SSH, to a XUBUNTU 20.04 that working like a kiosk. How can I set this machine in an "always on mode" through SSH? I need this machine been always on and the screen ...
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How to create a kiosk for steam?

I want to build kiosk for steam game app. Mysystem info:- OS - Ubuntu 20.04,.Gnome, GDM Till now I did create a file /usr/share/xsessions/gameaccount contains [Desktop Entry] Exec=game-session ...
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firefox autostart kiosk or fullscreen on startup

I have Linux installed and I am trying to autostart firefox full screen or in kiosk mode every time I start my PC. I kind of know there is the command like "xdotool.....windowactivate key F11" but ...
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Kiosk mode computer with the sole purpose of showing one webpage

Ubuntu-based computer will output the page to a television. The page in question is not in my control and will sometimes change. Therefore the browser should refresh the page periodically, say once ...
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Kiosk mode Ubuntu

We have a few Windows 10 kiosk computers in the hallway. I want to replace them with an Ubuntu image. A few things I've managed so far: Users can log in automatically. The browser starts at login. ...
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Disable purple screen at gnome start for kiosk app in Ubuntu 18.04

I've been trying to minimize an Ubuntu 18.04 image for a kiosk application. during the boot an empty purple screen appears for a second then system goes into my application. [gif]Purple screen ...
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Disable fsck messages during boot [duplicate]

I'm attempting to make boot Ubuntu as a kiosk and I'm very very close. I've got the splash screens setup for grub and a new theme for plymouth. They work and look great. I do have a couple issues ...
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Disable 'Save As' in Firefox or Chrome, using Ubuntu as a web kiosk…but can't use 'kiosk mode'?

I'm looking to let the users browse the web so don't want/can't use the typical --kiosk mode (running full screen) as it hides address bar, but want ability to prevent users from downloading a file ...
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Turn Old Laptops Into Kiosks

We have several old laptops (4-5 years) that were deployed with Windoze. I'd like to install Ubuntu on them and do something like this: Boot to a fresh install each time Restrict Chrome to only a ...
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Errors when trying to make a Wayland-native kiosk snap

Running Ubuntu 16.04. From https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/wayland-kiosk#0 Make a Wayland-native Kiosk snap At https://tutorials.ubuntu.com/tutorial/wayland-kiosk#4, the following errors occur:...
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“Segmentation fault (core dumped)” when trying to spawn ubuntu core vm?

Question Why am I getting: Segmentation fault (core dumped) when trying to spawn ubuntu core vm with: sudo ubuntu-core-vm init edge or sudo ubuntu-core-vm ? System info: $ lsb_release -a No ...
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How do I set up a Single Application Kiosk in Ubuntu 18.04 (custom xsession .desktop)?

Does anyone know how to run Ubuntu 18.04 in Single-Application, or Kiosk mode, with direct boot to Application, without logging in or anything? I want to start Plex-Media-Player (like Kodi) directly ...
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Read Only Filesystem for Kiosk Application

I have something like an Intel NUC running Ubuntu that operates like a touchscreen kiosk in an industrial environment. It gets power cycled regularly and I want to protect against hard drive ...
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Ubuntu Core on Raspberry Pi: Hide cursor on boot

I'm making a web kiosk using Ubuntu core on a Raspberry Pi, but I want to permanently hide the cursor. I tried using unclutter but was unable to install it with snap. For displaying the web page I ...
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.xsession file to open chromium-browser only

My machine is an Ubuntu 16.04 Server running on a thin client. These machines are meant to act as an rdp connection to servers where employees will do other work What is the format of an .xsession ...
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18.04 — Configure X to be started by non root user

I am trying to setup ubuntu 18.04 LTS as a kiosk system, so I have installed xorg, openbox and chromium. If I start the machine log in as a non root user and run startx, X starts a blank openbox ...
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Setup Kiosk—convert Upstart to Systemd

Following this great tutorial https://thepcspy.com/read/building-a-kiosk-computer-ubuntu-1404-chrome/ which unfortunately is for ubuntu 14.04, I have started out to do that using ubuntu 18.04 LTS. ...
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How to hide desktop until application starts fullscreen

Using Lubuntu 18.04.1. I am running an application on startup from ~/.config/lxsession/Lubuntu/autostart. This application uses node.js to start a Chromium browser full screen in kiosk mode, and ...
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Detect HDMI connection, plugin cable after startup / reinitialize xrandr?

For my work I build some kiosk players but there is a small issue with them: The players are distributed to other companies who sometimes startup the player first and then connect HDMI cable to the ...
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Disable Multitouch for kiosk mode

We control some public stands for information. These things come with a 4 finger touch screen. Problem is, when a user swipes with 4 fingers, the GNOME menu appears. The user now can do a lot of ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 hide/disable all boot messages (kiosk mode)

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 LTS on my Intel NUC PC. I'd like to make it a kiosk system, running only Chrome (for example). How can I suppress / hide / disable all these messages printed ...
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Mouse sensitivity settings for touch screen in kiosk mode

I am using Ubuntu as a kiosk system for our company. The kiosk will be in a public location. I am having a few issues with the mouse (once in kiosk mode). Our kiosk is linked to our website and there ...
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Kiosk Setup - Cannot get X to start when “splash” enabled

I have a mostly working setup using Ubutnu Server 16.04. Until I enable the splash I have the following set up $HOME/.xinitrc if [ -d /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d ] then for f in /etc/X11/xinit/...
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Booting USB with custom iso file

I am following steps from Ubuntu documentation https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDInternetKiosk I have tried replacing final step that uses mkisofs with xorriso, did not help. My USB stick won't ...
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It is possible to only display my software without any gui in the background (like no desktop) [duplicate]

I would like not to show my desktop when starting Ubuntu and only show Chrome browser, so that my computer would use less resources because it wouldn't have to draw the desktop. When my project is ...
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How to set up a simple, friendly skinned, public access computer [closed]

I could do with advice about software options available to me for a requirement that has dropped in my lap. Our church has a linked coffee shop which is open to the public and is frequently visited ...
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Ubuntu Server 16.04.02 with Splash Screen and Kiosk mode

I'm trying to configure a Ubuntu Server 16.04.02 in Kiosk mode with Chrome. It's working but I'm not able to configure a Splash Screen instead of showing boot messages. Working so far Steps to ...
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How to set up (L)ubuntu to use read only-fs on raspberry?

I want to set up an Lubuntu-Kiosk read-only. So I want everything that user does, written in the RAM only. When the Raspberry is restarted, everything is deleted. I have tried using the package ...
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Kiosk with USB Read/Write support

I am very new to Linux so please bear with me! Our company have recently implemented a complete USB lock-down policy on all Windows machines. As a workaround, we have installed OwnCloud on one of our ...
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How to exit from Kiosk mode?

I configured ubuntu 16.04 in kiosk mode to open google chrome as said in this article https://dej.in.ua/ubuntu-server-16-04-kiosk-mode/ Can any one explain How can i exit from kiosk mode? None of the ...
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Ubuntu Kiosk with Libreoffice?

I have been searching for about one week for a " Kiosk with firefox and Libreoffice " but unfortunately, I couldn't find it ! or my experience is not too much dealing with Ubuntu and Linus in general. ...
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ubuntu core - kiosk mode with web browser

Can anyone confirm me if it is possible to boot ubuntu core into a full screen web browser at the moment (aka kiosk mode) ? I've found this project, but it seems more focused in Qt applications. The ...
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I would like to build a Ubuntu-Server-based word-processing kiosk

There has been many tutorials on the Internet on how to make Ubuntu-based Chrome kiosks. But none has been done on how to make a word-processing kiosk. Can you folks please tell me how I could turn a ...