bendily at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 12:39:09 CST 2008
It's going to be using existing, old machines.
I have used LTSP in the past, but since this is going to be only 1 or 2
machines, i didn't want to go that route.
These machines will also not have access to the rest of the network, they'll
be plugged into internet only ports.
I have found some good info for locking down firefox.
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:34 PM, Tim <tfournet at tfour.net> wrote:
> Are you planning on using an existing machine, or buying something
> new? You may want to consider using a thin client since it is very
> easy to lock down and has no moving parts to fail.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Dec 9, 2008, at 10:34 AM, "Brad Bendily" <bendily at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey Guys,
> > I know this has been discussed a lot in the past, but recently I
> > have been charged with creating a
> > kiosk machine. Just wondering if there are any up-to-date or recent
> > kiosk guides out there?
> > It needs to pretty much only be running a web browser (Firefox),
> > nothing else.
> > I have been googling and most of the guides are a few years old.
> > I plan to use SuSE as the OS, but the OS really shouldn't matter.
> > SuSE has WindomMaker and
> > FVWM as two small footprint window manager options. I was also
> > considering not loading a
> > window manager and just load Firefox on top of an Xsession.
> > Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> > Thanks
> > BB
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