RPI Web Kiosk

This tutorial assumes you already have a raspberry Pi installed with Rasbian, a nice display and a wired network connection.

1. Install chromium , screen and x11vnc using apt-get

2. edit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf and add the line 'xserver-command=X -s 0 dpms' under [SeatDefaults]

3. create a directory called 'autostart' under '.config'

4. create two entries chromium.desktop and x11vnc.desktop:
[Desktop Entry]
Type=Application
Name=chromium
Exec=chromium --kiosk  www.twitterfall.com
StartupNotify=false
Terminal=false
Hidden=false

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Type=Application
Name=X11VNC
Exec=x11vnc -forever -shared -usepw -display :0 -ultrafilexfer
StartupNotify=false
Terminal=false
Hidden=false

5. reboot! and enjoy the magic, if you ever need to kill the chromium instance ssh in and kill it (pkill) 

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    2 Discussions

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    Osquar

    4 years ago

    ok so I'm way way outside the box here since I have no clue what this is suppose to do. From the title my first thought was that some kind of ordering/Drive-thru-kind-of-system (you choose your option and then you get it at the register).

    So what is the goal?

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    archesys

    4 years ago on Introduction

    I'd like to do the same with RPi2 and iceweasel.. It seems that it's quite different ??

    Thank's by advance..