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[aprssig] LINUX apps

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sat Jul 18 02:04:46 UTC 2009


Thanks !


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 18, 2009 11:16 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] LINUX apps


> 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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