Kiosk - Browser Only Distro?

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Kiosk - Browser Only Distro?

Unread postby shieldsit » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:33 pm

Is there a distro or an easy way to have a super small & fast browser only setup for the C1/+? I have about 30 that are digital signs and they only need to use a browser. I have upgraded some of them to 16.04 and they keep locking up or crashing so I'm wondering if there is a better way I can do it.

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Re: Kiosk - Browser Only Distro?

Unread postby odroid » Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:43 pm

Did you use Chromium Kiosk mode on Ubuntu 16.04?
Did you check RAM memory usage?

If we change this Kernel parameter in the boot.ini file, you can have additional ~110MB system RAM.
https://github.com/mdrjr/c1_bootini/blo ... ot.ini#L67
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# Disable VPU (Video decoding engine, Saves RAM!!!)
# 0 = disabled
# 1 = enabled
setenv vpu "1"
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Re: Kiosk - Browser Only Distro?

Unread postby rooted » Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:23 am

I haven't tried this but I would think you could use buildroot and the NetSurf browser which works in a framebuffer.

Doesn't get any more minimal.

Personally I would use Android and something like this:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... erov.fully
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