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I would like to have a system that boots using PXE and only runs a single application: A graphical webbrowser with a hardcoded homepage that loads upon opening.

I could use the Knoppix Terminal server and strip this thing down to only the webbrowser. However I figured someone here may know of something that is a lot less work to make than manually stripping down knoppix.

What are your suggestions?

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It sounds like you are looking for a kiosk system. There are a lot of good suggestions here

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xPUD is an excellent choice for setting up a slim OS with just the browser. Give it a shot I am sure you will love it.

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Great suggestion. I booted the ISO in VMware and it looks nice. I tried to boot it over PXE ( I found this vimeo.com/8613977 ) and I get a lot of errors (i.e. it won't boot). Any suggestions? –  Niels Basjes Jan 11 '10 at 14:40
    
My car doesn't work, any suggestions? ;) You need to provide more details for people to assist you--specifically any error messages you might be receiving. –  Aaron C. de Bruyn Oct 21 at 15:37

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