[Solved] Screensaver

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[Solved] Screensaver

Post#1 by dwthornton » 11 Mar 2016, 17:36

I just download 3.7.0 i586 version. I am having trouble getting the screensaver to work. While running the wizard and testing the screensaver, it works just fine. What am I missing? The only thing I can think is the network card takes about a minute to connect to the network and the screensaver couldn't load the images.zip file. When does the screensaver download the images.zip file?

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Re: Screensaver

Post#2 by fanthom » 11 Mar 2016, 18:16

Hello dwthornton,

"The only thing I can think is the network card takes about a minute to connect to the network and the screensaver couldn't load the images.zip file. When does the screensaver download the images.zip file?"
Before launching the browser.

Please use 'run_command=sleep 60' parameter to wait longer before downloading the archive:
http://porteus-kiosk.org/parameters.html#run_command

Please let us know if that helped.

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Re: Screensaver

Post#3 by dwthornton » 11 Mar 2016, 18:57

SSH into machine. typed run_command=sleep 60
-bash: 60: not found

So apparently I need to change a config file of some sort. Can you tell me the filename and where it is located?
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Re: Screensaver

Post#4 by fanthom » 11 Mar 2016, 19:30

You should read kiosk documentation to avoid unwelcome surprises:
http://porteus-kiosk.org/faq.html#3
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Re: [Solved] Screensaver

Post#5 by dwthornton » 11 Mar 2016, 20:22

Thank you Fanthom. That is what it needed. I used 120 vs 60.
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Re: [Solved] Screensaver

Post#6 by fanthom » 12 Mar 2016, 07:26

Hello Darrell,

Any idea why it takes so long to establish connection?
Is it client specific or rather your network/dhcpcd server fault?

If client then perhaps we could do something about it ...

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