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Questions tagged [kiosk]

A kiosk system usually boots directly into a specific application such as a web browser, and prevents casual users from doing anything else.

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Chromium browser kiosk mode

I'm using chromium browser in kiosk mode to display a web page (Raspberry Pi 3b). I'm using this for professional purpose, this means that once I sell it to customer, it is expected to work smoothly (...
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Run chromium with kiosk with auto-refreshing webpage (Spotify Jukebox)

I know I can run Chromium full screen based off of this tutorial, in kiosk mode, but I'm wondering what would I need to do to set up my pi up so that instead of just running one webpage on startup, it ...
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Limit to number of videos that can be selected via buttons in kiosk?

I'll try to make this brief initially, in hopes that someone knows off the bat that there is some limit in omxplayer that I'm hitting. If not, I can post the code and more details about what I've ...
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How to enable the mouse cursor when only usb mouse plugged in?

I have configured kiosk in raspberry pi with touch screen. And When I am using the USB mouse then cursor is not showing. I have followed https://medium.com/stories-from-upstatement/how-to-build-...
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Cant find /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

I am trying to follow this guide to set up a pi 3+ as kiosk but I get stuck at step 10. It says that this directory doesn't exist. It seems that there is no .config file. Any help is much appreciated ...
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Preventing user from exiting Tkinter GUI program on Raspbian

I am creating a kiosk-mode program for Raspberry Pi, using Raspbian +Python/Tkinter. I need to have keyboard attached, so the user is able to enter a password, but I need to prevent the user from ...
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Fullscreen image viewer with countdown on screen

I'm trying to create a kiosk mode for Raspberry Pi, but I also want to be able to display a countdown (near the bottom) to a specific time like 9:00am and show itself like 0:00 or 00:00 respectively. ...
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Switch between OSMC and Chromium kiosk

I like OSMC, but wanted to be able to switch between it and Chromium in kiosk mode on the fly (something like FullPageOS). My use case is I’d like to write a web app running on a desktop machine on ...
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kiosk mode: lightm toggles between DisplayServer x-0 and x-1

I am running a Raspberry Pi 3B with a 7" touch display in kiosk mode. I am setting up Firefox to start on a specified web page, and have to specify the X server display number. User pi is set to auto-...
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Can I fix memory leaks of a chromium tab by killing and restarting the tab or chromium?

I'm running a raspberry with a small monitor in kiosk mode, which means: it's running a full-screen chromium tab all around the clock. The problem is that I have noticed that there are many websites ...
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ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(344)] InitializeSandbox() called with multiple threads in process gpu-process

I am using a Raspberry Pi: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Raspbian Description: Raspbian GNU/Linux 9.3 (stretch) Release: 9.3 Codename: ...
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Raspbian Stretch Strict chromium strict kiosk mode

I have setup raspberry pi to autostart chrome in kiosk mode when it boots up and open a locally hosted web application successfully. The web application will require keyboard and mouse for the user to ...
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Startup Keystroke Macro

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 using Raspbian with a Chromium browser set to boot and display a web page of a live report, with Chromium refreshing every 2 minutes in order to keep live updated data ...
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Chromium Kiosk - Navigation Menu

I am very new to Raspberry I am trying to add the below HTML page in Chromium Kiosk - which is not supporting - is their anyway i can achieve the below ? <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <...
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Display PDF on raspberry

I want to program my raspberry such that, when I boot it on, it get's in a sort of folder, where I can choose a PDF file and then it would display it... It should only do that... So a sort of Kiosk ...
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Boot to Kiosk Mode with Python Script

I am trying to get a python script with tkinter GUI to run in kiosk mode on startup without loading the entire X environments desktop and everything else. I have the following script in ~/.xinitrc: ...
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Chromium Kiosk options

I'm using a Raspberry PI 3 with chromium and kiosk. If I start chromium as normal, I can enable kiosk and set specific options, namely hide cursor, disable context menu, disable image drag, disable ...
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How to autorun a backround script after LXDE boots up

I have been trying to make a autostart script to opens up a web page in fullscreen mode sudo nano .config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart @chromium-browser --kiosk --disable-restore-session-...
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Raspbian, Hanns.G HT231HPB and chromium browser

I am using the set up above as a dumb terminal/kiosk my issue is that the Chromium on screen keyboard is offsetting the touch so that you can't accurately type. I know the monitor is operating as a ...
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Running chromium without desktop environment

I just installed Raspbian lite on my RPI 3. I only need to run Chromium so I do not need a desktop environment. Here's the screen I use : https://www.waveshare.com/wiki/3.5inch_RPi_LCD_(B) What I ...
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autostart Chromium using Pixel

I'm about done with this, for two days i have tried to simply autostart Chromium on a pi for a project at work but nothing happens when I reboot. Using the path - ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/...
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Basic security for a kiosk? [duplicate]

I am very new to Raspberry Pi anything, and have just set up a kiosk. What do I need to know about security? Our network (I'm a public librarian) has a firewall and the usual security, but is there ...
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chromium with two tabs in kiosk mode

I want to create a kiosk that always has two tabs open. I've found plenty of articles that show how to open chromium on boot in kiosk with one webpage. But is there any way to create a kiosk mode ...
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How do I disable Restore pages? Chromium didn't shut down correctly. Prompt?

I am automating a RPi for four displays at my company. I have them rebooting every day so the browser will refresh. I can't get the Restore pages? Chromium didn't shut down correctly bubble to not ...
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Kiosk a raspberry pi

I know what you're thinking, "this has been asked a thousand times" and you're right, but why is it none of the answers are helpful? I have a brand new pi, I'm using the April 2017 release of NOOBS. I ...
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Failing to startx with chromium

I am trying to launch a single application - chromium without the rest of the desktop. I am trying this command (in terminal mode): $ startx chromium-browser -- It proceeds to start the X server, ...
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Tkinter application window in front of Chromium in Kiosk mode

On my Raspberry Pi I have created a tkinter application with one button and configured Chromium to start in kiosk mode. In my python application I set the following: root.lift() root.wm_attributes("...
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Touch functionality behaves differently with different screens

Edit: there is an update on the bottom. I managed to resolve one issue but the behavior changed to be more consistent, even though it still doesn't work properly. Problem: I am creating a kiosk to ...
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xautomation xte key for + used in autostart

I'm trying to send Ctrl+ (to zoom in on a browser) but can't find the correct key for +. I've tried NumPadAdd,+ and a few other variants. Any ideas what the key name is? I've added the following to /...
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Midori FullScreen mode on boot

I have setup my Raspberry Pi 3 with Midori, X11-Server, Unclutter and Matchbox. Created a small bash script that will run midori in full screen mode that is fairly like this one: #!/bin/sh ...
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Tkinter auto start issue

I'm building a kiosk with raspberry pi 3. And using Raspbian Jessie with Pixel. My python program is using GPIOs, Raspi camera, OpenCV and Tkinter for GUI building. I'm trying to auto start my python ...
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Hiding boot screen for kiosk usage

I'm developing a kiosk with raspberry pi. What I want to do is, when my customer power up the kiosk, it should start directly from the tkinter GUI that I designed. Even if I still have problems with ...
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Kiosk auto refresh

I have my Pi3 running Jessie 8 set to boot Chromium into Kiosk mode calling a web published Google slide show and it works correctly as it did with Wheezy. The next step is to refresh the web page ...
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Chromium kiosk mode with Jessie Lite

I have a Pi 3 and I'd like to start Chromium with a fixed address on startup. I've read a lot of tutorials on this, but most of them are outdated and use the full Jessie with Pixel Desktop package. ...
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xscreensaver and omxplayer

I'm wondering if there is a way to make this two tools working together. I can make Xscreensaver to run omxplayer with some video when the time for screensaver to hit is on, but then I can't stop it......
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What is the best distro or way to have a Raspberry into a Kiosk Mode?

I need to setup a Raspberry Pi to start and open a browser with a specific URL in fullscreen mode. I have been using Ubuntu Mate and Firefox to do that, but I would like to know if there is a better ...
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Trouble with touchscreen on a kiosk

I have a Raspberry Pi set up as a web kiosk that displays a web app that I wrote for parents to check their children in and out of a preschool. The browser is chromium in kiosk mode. The web app is ...
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How to boot with customized image without the text to Console Autologin

I want to customize the Raspbian OS in such a way that when boots no text is displayed on the screen but a custom image instead. What I have is web based application and I start it with chromium in ...
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Control browser in fullscreen with python program

I have an RPi3 running Debian Jessie and lighttpd web server with several web pages. I want to run a browser in Kiosk mode, but change the page that is displayed using logic in a python program ...
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Raspberry Pi virtual keyboard for Chromium Kiosk

I'm relatively new to Raspberry (i.e. to Linux) and I'm experimenting to build a kiosk panel with touch functionality. Only chromium is running with a web app. I follow the most steps of this "howto": ...
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Launch omxplayer for video from local HTML

I'm building a simple HTML kiosk for a church. HTML5 playback is pretty bad, even on a Raspberry Pi 3. I'm wondering if there is a way to force the computer to open an a video anchor on the web page (...
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Set X background as soon as poosible

I am currently working on a small rpi3 kiosk. I managed to set up a boot splashcreen with fbi started by an initscript. However I can not make a smooth transition between the splashscreen and the ...
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Raspberry Pi Access Control System [closed]

I want to be able to have a Raspberry Pi monitor when people "Check In" and "Check Out" of a building. The idea would be that when they enter the building they would enter a code, or maybe scan an ...
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Minimal Navigation for Chromium Kiosk

I am running a lightweight Raspberry Pi web kiosk intended to provide public access only to our library website. However, I need a way for users to navigate back, forward and home without having full ...
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Is it possible to send notification if Pi gets unplugged

I am working on a project that will involve having several RPi kiosks set up across a college campus. In the rare event that someone might accidentally/maliciously disconnect the power cord from one ...
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Xinit/matchbox remove border

I have a script to run a python/GTK webbrowser on my raspberry pi. The script: #!/bin/bash matchbox-windows-manager & Xorg -nocursor X -nocursor xset -dpms xset s off xset s noblank python ...
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Kiosk python app shutil.copyfile files empty on restart

I have a kiosk app written in python which is launched on startup (starting x server but not the window manager as I learnt about here), usbmount is installed to handle automatically mounting pen ...
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How to monitor and analyze screenshots from multiple Raspberry Pi kiosks?

I have setup with 10 Raspberry Pi kiosks that run Chromium in full screen, and that works great most of the time. To make sure all monitors are working ok they have cronjob that sends screenshots via ...
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Pygame from command line vs GUI

I'm working on a small pygame app using a Pi 1 Model A but have noticed that it performs worse/differently as a kiosk app (run from command line without starting LXDE) than starting LXDE and running ...
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How do I make “startx iceweasel” launch full-screen?

I've done a clean install of Raspian Lite on my Rasperry Pi (there is no desktop environment installed). I'd like a kiosk-mode browser running fullscreen without having to worry about maintaining/...