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Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Sat Jul 18 01:16:21 UTC 2009


On Fri, 17 Jul 2009, Curt, WE7U wrote:

> Generally you'd hack your Linux and X11 startup auto-login, start up

I meant "startup to auto-login".  Forgot a word in my quick editing.


> X11, and start your application in place of a window manager.
>
> That's assuming that you do not wish to run other applications
> on the same machine.  If you do wish to do that occasionally,
> perhaps set up the auto-login user to run the full-screen app, but
> have some escape method where you can log in as a different user
> which has a more generic setup and starts a window manager.

Check out instructions for creating a Linux "kiosk".  Those are the
exact type of things you'll want to do.

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