[Solved]Where is stored password for PublicFox?

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[Solved]Where is stored password for PublicFox?

Post#1 by wsteven » 14 Oct 2013, 09:58

Hello there,
Everything in title. I thought it was in prefs.js, but doesn't look like. Any idea?
The thing is, my kiosk is now really modified and recreating a new image each time is really a pain in the a**.

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Steven
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Re: Where is stored password for PublicFox?

Post#2 by wsteven » 14 Oct 2013, 14:53

As well as for browser home page, is there any other place to set it then in prefs.js? It is still taking me to porteus.org!!

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Re: Where is stored password for PublicFox?

Post#3 by brokenman » 14 Oct 2013, 20:35

Might I suggest keeping all your modifications backed up (or as a separate module if possible) so upgrading will be easier? A new release came out yesterday.

The settings you want to access were stored in an encrypted file when you ran the wizard. It is possible to decrypt the file and access the contents but it is probably better for all users not to disclose the method publicly.

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Re: Where is stored password for PublicFox?

Post#4 by fanthom » 15 Oct 2013, 07:29

password for PublicFox (and some other important settings like homepage) gets encrypted only if you use kiosk wizard. maybe would be better for you to work with plain ISO so you could change PublicFox password/homepege and other settings directly in prefs.js?
http://dl.porteus.org/i486/packages/kiosk/
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Re: Where is stored password for PublicFox?

Post#5 by wsteven » 15 Oct 2013, 12:10

Ok thank you guys, I managed to get it working somehow.

Last thing, extensions.dlwatch.pass is the key for PublicFox password? It is md5 encoded right? Can't get it to work though.

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Re: [Solved]Where is stored password for PublicFox?

Post#6 by wsteven » 17 Oct 2013, 08:54

Managed to do this by setting password through wizard and decrypting the conf file.

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