Linux and the Kiosk Industry Linux has emerged as the next incremental step in self-service kiosks (see new hardware options from Elo). Cost has always been a major concern and Windows has run its course at typically $80 license for decent CPU. Android native is free but for purposes of self-service must be customized. Linux offers zero cost… Read More »
KioWare OS for Linux® – Kiosk Mode for Linux! YORK, Pa. – KioWare is excited to announce the release of a KioWare OS for Linux product. Originally only available for Android, KioWare OS for Linux is our most secure product to date. Both options were created to provide customers with an industry-leading, customizable kiosk solution that saves time… Read More »
Linux Kiosk Devices New product by Elo for Linux – I-Series Slate Linux Debian 10. Complete with a brilliant 15.6-inch Full HD interactive display, Linux Debian 10 OS and Rockchip processor, the I-Series Slate delivers a stunning design, enhanced durability, increased touch accuracy and brilliant display clarity. Has an option POE adapter as well to eliminate the brick.… Read More »
Google Chrome 46.0.2490.86 web browser is also included
Powered by a long-term kernel from the Linux 4.1.13 LTS series, Porteus Kiosk 3.6.0 is built around the Mozilla Firefox 38.4.0 ESR and Google Chrome 46.0.2490.86 web browser and includes a great number of new features that have been announced by the developer two days before the release of the distribution.
Prominent new features of Porteus Kiosk 3.6.0 include support for associating kiosk clients with the brand new Porteus Kiosk Server operating system that lets users access, manage, and monitor those clients when they’re behind a firewall, proxy, or Network Address Translation (NAT).
There’s also support for replacing or adding new default preferences for the compatible web browsers, including Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, the resolution of the Kiosk Wizard window has been increased to 800×600, and it is now possible to control the right-click mouse state through the wizard.
Raspberry Pi Kiosk News Full test and reviews with charts and numbers on Thinclient Raspberry Pi was very nice and sent us one of their Raspberry Pi 400 Personal Computer Kits. Featuring a quad-core 64-bit processor, 4GB of RAM, wireless networking, dual-display output, and 4K video playback, as well as a 40-pin GPIO header, Raspberry Pi 400 is… Read More »