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I've read you can start Google Chrome in kiosk mode in Windows by using the argument --kiosk.

I know how to do this on Windows, but how can I do this on Mac OS X?

And how can I run Google Chrome with the --kiosk argument on startup?

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/Applications/Google\\ Chrome --kiosk works in OS X.

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You mean the argument doesn't work? The actual process of full screening Chrome is in the Mac version. Any hack to send a Cmd+Shift+F to get it to full screen? Thanks for your answer. – alex Jun 27 '10 at 23:52
Ok. Can you try "ls /Applications/Google" (or something like that) and post that? – Andrew Jun 27 '10 at 23:58
@Andrew I ran ls /Applications/Google\ and it printed 'Google Chrome' only. :S – alex Jun 28 '10 at 0:18
@Andrew Thanks for that, and how would I run this on startup? Cheers. – alex Jul 1 '10 at 13:23
DOES NOT WORK on OSX – YumYumYum Mar 2 at 8:32

It is probably even better to use the open command (in case the application is not located in the Application folder). E.g.: open -a "Google Chrome" --args --kiosk

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DOES NOT WORK on OSX – YumYumYum Mar 2 at 8:32

In AppleScript, paste the following text:

do shell script "/Applications/Google\\\\ Chrome --kiosk"

Save it as an application and add it to your startup items.

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DOES NOT WORK on OSX – YumYumYum Mar 2 at 8:32
It did back in 2012. Now, use the code that newer comments have mentioned, /Applications/Google\\ Chrome --kiosk --app= put that in a plain txt document, but add the following snippet above the call to Chrome to make it executable,#!/bin/bash and add it to your startup items, or doublbe click to launch. – vynsynt Mar 7 at 21:17

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