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I am trying to create a desktop shortcut to launch Chrome or Opera in Kiosk Mode and to a specific URL. I've tried adjusting the target to include /KioskMode after chrome.exe.

Does anyone know the general format? I think I can access the directory properly because the shortcut launches the browser, so I just need to know how to launch in Kiosk to a particular URL. This is in Windows.

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For Opera:

  • Windows: C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe /KioskMode
  • UNIX: opera -kioskmode
  • Mac: Applications/ -kioskmode

and for more explanation: some Opera documentation about kioks mode

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Opera Chromium seems to have removed the kioskmode on OSX and Chrome never enabled it on OSX. – Jun 22 '14 at 22:42

(in addition to ytg's answer)

If you add your desired website URL after /kioskmode, that site will be launched in kiosk mode

C:\Program Files\Opera\opera.exe /KioskMode

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Try something like chrome url --kiosk

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