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Can I get Linux into 'Party/Kiosk-Mode' like status?

I want to create a linux user account (in ubuntu or debian or whatever release is more suitable for this) which cannot do anything but just view a pre-determined web page. Kind of Kiosk style so that ...
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How can I start up Windows without explorer loading up?

What I'm looking to do is to start it up, then have it load IE in kiosk mode. The IE part is easy, (-k) but I'm looking to find out how I can get the computer to start up without explorer. I've ...
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Locking down a Windows 7 PC to just a browser

I have been tasked with building several PCs to act as secure kiosks that allow users to view and use an intranet site at my company. Our LP staff will cover physical security, so that is not a ...
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What's the best way to set up kiosk mode for XP?

Is it possible to lock down and XP machine for kiosk only for non-admins? How? At the moment I need Internet only? Also, is it possible to run Kiosk more for more than just Internet, maybe one or ...
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How to make Chrome open in kiosk mode even if there's already another instance running?

I tried chrome url --kiosk but it works only when there's no instance running. I also tried chrome url --kiosk --new-window but it doesn't solve my problem neither.
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Mac OSX: start Google Chrome in kiosk mode - error?

I am trying to load Google Chrome in kiosk mode on OSX using the answer that was given here Start Google Chrome on Mac with command line switches But, when I run it from the terminal, it spits out ...
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Internet kiosk for motel lobby?

I'm looking to set up a simple internet kiosk in the lobby of a motel. For security, I think it's best if I set up a simple Linux distribution whose only user-accessible program is a browser. Would ...
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“chrome --kiosk” on OS X Lion or other kiosk solutions

How can I switch Google Chrome to work in kiosk mode on OS X Lion? I've tried: open /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app http://www.google.com` from the terminal without luck. My goal is to obtain a ...
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Firefox 3.6 Kiosk mode

I've developed a FF 3.6+ only web app that needs to run in kiosk mode. I has assumed that since nearly every other browser has a built in kiosk switch FF would have this too. I haven't been able to ...
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How do you replace the logon shell with iexplore?

This is related to my previous question. Apparently I didn't know what I thought I knew.. Like said in my last post, I am looking to make a kiosk where when it starts up, it goes straight into ...
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Disable Google Chrome session restore functionality

Chrome offers to restore the last session when it did not shutdown properly (power outage, Chrome crashed, ...). How do I disable that? (Setting or command line switch) I'm using a batch file that ...
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How to Disable Right-Click in Windows XP / Windows 7?

What is the least invasive way (read: least amount of modification to the OS; or least invasive software or utility) to disable the right-click ability of a pointing device in Windows XP and/or ...
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How can I launch Chrome in kiosk mode in a Windows 8.1 kiosk (assigned access) account?

We are trying to set up a web application in a kiosk mode using Chrome in Windows 8.1. I have been able to create an "assigned access" account (the new Windows 8.1 kiosk feature) that will log in and ...
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How do I make a Minecraft kiosk for portable USB drive that boots on most computers

Some time ago, someone referred me to a cool website called Rapid Rollout. It worked fine until I tried to install an OS onto a netbook. To put it short, it didn't work as well as I expected it to. It ...
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One server with multiple desktops “heads” with VNC

I am managing a system of kiosks. Each kiosk currently is running a web browser with the application for the kiosk running in the browser. Each kiosk needs to be able to display separate content. ...
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multi monitor keyboard kiosk

I was wondering how much of this is possible. Ideally i have one machine and another for backup but i may need multiple machines due to limitation I'd like to setup a kiosk that 6 people can use. I'd ...