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Thread: Guest Kiosk

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
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    Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

    Guest Kiosk

    I'm working on a kiosk platform for guests in Ubuntu 10.04. I can get it to work with just the Internet.. Where basically firefox opens as soon as the computer turns on in full screen mode with a kiosk extension such as r-kiosk or kioskfox.

    I'd like to be able to have an additional platform where the guests can also access programs like openoffice along with the internet.

    I know how to create an account with low permissions and make it automatically login.. but in the desktop environment, they have access to too much other stuff- Such as the ability to change the wallpaper, screen saver, etc.. Is there anyway to give them access to a desktop environment, but with only the ability to access the selected programs and not be able to change other options?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
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    Ontario, Canada
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    Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

    Lightbulb Re: Guest Kiosk

    I have stumbled across this in the Software Center, it's called Lockdown Editor, it might do what you want.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Chicago Suburbs
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    Distro
    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: Guest Kiosk

    Another thread:

    Kiosk discusions:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1872560
    For info on UEFI boot install & repair:
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295
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