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How to run a custom application through Kisok in Linux

I need to know if there is any OpenSource kiosk software, which i can use to run my custom desktop based application, to run on a POS (Point of Sale).
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Force browser to reload home page after idle period?

Our library has several thin clients available for patrons to do searches on our catalogue. They connect to a Remote Desktop Session Host (Windows Server 2008 R2) where Internet Explorer automatically ...
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Is there a way to disable file browse dialogs in IE/Windows Explorer?

We have an application that runs as a custom shell/kiosk in windows. One part of this application provides access to a web portal (via a .NET BrowserControl). The problem is this web portal allows ...
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Are there any packaged “NOC Display” software packages?

I'd like to implement a "NOC Situational Awareness" board ("War Room" displays) with multiple large-format LCD's. I'd love to have different "screens" of information show up on a timed rotation ...
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Why does Windows in kiosk mode start the shell application so slowly?

I'm configuring Windows 7 Professional x64 to run a custom application as the shell, in "kiosk" mode. That is, replacing the default shell (explorer.exe) with my application and autologon as a ...
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Software Utilization Reports

We have a number of machines that we manage for labs and kiosks. They are all attached to an active directory domain. We were wanting to track the utilization of these machines to see how often they ...
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How do I setup a Linux based kiosk? [closed]

I'm currently looking into building a kiosk running linux. Here's what I need it to do: Run Apache, PHP, and MySQL Launch a web browser in full screen mode (loads local content hosted by Apache) ...
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Admin/management software for Kiosk [closed]

I am facing to write Kiosk software, a kind of a billpayment (Windows/touchscreen/pinpad). While the billpayment itself is just a desktop application an another question is raised -- how to manage ...
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Secure Colocation Kiosk

I am looking to create a secure colocation kiosk so that customers can confirm http, ping, ssh etc. This would include just a browser, ssh client (possibly firessh firefox addon), and possibly ...
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Web Browser Kiosk Temporary Internet Files

For a PC that is set up as a kiosk always running a web browser, are there settings available in the major web browsers to delete the temporary internet files periodically? I know Firefox has ...
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Searching For a Desktop Security Software to harden Windows machines, anybody?

I'm a network administrator of a small/medium network. I'm looking for a software (Free or Not) which can harden Windows Computers (XP And Win7) for the propose of hardening standalone desktop ...
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Linux Kiosk App

Looking for a Linux Based Kiosk App (like xpud.org) that can be controlled using only arrow keys (on a USB numeric keyboard). Any suggestions? Perhaps a customized version of the ratpoison Window ...
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Ideas for using a computer as a 'display' for public use

Folks, I'm going to be presenting a website at a show/expo, and I'm wondering what the best way to go about it is... My plan so far is - leave my laptop (hidden, secured, folded over) connected to ...
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What are some techniques to monitor multiple instances of a piece of software?

It was recommended that I ask this question here by a member of StackOverflow. I have a piece of self-serve kiosk software that will be running at multiple sites. I'd like to monitor a small number ...
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Keyboards for kiosk/outdoor/abusive environments?

We have a bunch of kiosks deployed into let's just say... abusive environments. The enclosures we had built are tough as nails, and the HP thin client computers are working great. The keyboards that ...
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How can I display a webpage fullscreen and prevent any access to that machine?

I need to display a webpage based dashboard for CI in our office. This needs to run fullscreen but all access to that machine (Windows XP) should be disabled. I'd thought of using a screensaver to ...
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setting usb port to write only on linux

How would I go about disabling reading from usb sticks but still have the ability to write to them? The reasoning is this is a public internet access (kiosk more or less) computer but we want the user ...
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I'm looking for secure Linux kiosk software

We have an unattended kiosk at a local sports arena that currently runs a hardened Linux distribution from a CD-ROM ISO. The project that produced the distribution is no longer active -- in fact, it ...