The Linutop Kiosk offers two modes:
This mode allows to restrict various elements to make the browsing session very secure.
This mode allows to easily configure slideshows (playlist) of web pages, streames, images, PDF, sound, and videos locally or remotly.
Both modes can be used at the same time, allowing to use the digital signage mode as a screen saver when the kiosk is not used.
The Linutop Kiosk is divided in two software:
1) is the main application (player).
In themenu, entry.
2) is the configuration manager.
In themenu, entry. This application is executed with the administrator rights. It defines how the main application will behave.
Linutop Kiosk is included into linutop OS Operating system.
Linutop Kiosk is accessible from theMenu
Starting the configuration tool will display the following screen:
The top section of the Kiosk mode) lets you choose the mode:tab (
This choice will enable thetab. The application displays the choice of playlist sources and the content of a playlist in a loop.
This choice will enable thetab. The main application will behave like a standard web browser, with the restrictions you'll setup (whitelist or blacklist of URLs, maximum session duration...).
This choice will simply enable all the features of the main application. At the end of browsing session, the digital signage feature will start to act like a screen saver.
The next section (Configuration) allows to setup a few things:
If selected, the Kiosk will start in fullscreen mode.
If selected, the default system screen saver will never start.
If selected, the Kiosk will automatically start when the system boots. It also restart this application in case of a crash.
If selected, a password will be prompted. This password will be asked to the user when he tries to exit the application.(ESC or CTRL+q or Double click on mouse weel in "Digital signage player" mode)