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by bsnead
20 Aug 2019, 14:16
Forum: Tutorials/Q&A
Topic: How to change the current browser to another browser using the porteus server
Replies: 1
Views: 196

How to change the current browser to another browser using the porteus server

Support is there a way to safely change the browser from chrome to firefox just using the porteus server. ?
Or am i looking for alot of problems to arise?
by bsnead
14 Aug 2019, 17:00
Forum: Tutorials/Q&A
Topic: Which versions of vmware esxi work with the current Porteus version
Replies: 1
Views: 252

Which versions of vmware esxi work with the current Porteus version

We have the Porteus kiosk server, I cannot remember what version it is and where to find it. The esxi server version Porteus server is on is VMware ESXi 6.0.0 build-5572656 We have not been able to update the server since 1/29/19 because of an error that brings the Porteus kiosk server down. The err...
by bsnead
03 Apr 2019, 16:06
Forum: Tutorials/Q&A
Topic: Schedule kiosk to restart every hour.
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Schedule kiosk to restart every hour.

I pulled one of the logs today just when the browser crashed here is what i got Cstoreops 2019 Apr 3 10:56:31 kernel: [ 7141.154043] [drm:0xffffffffa008ad32] *ERROR* Atomic update failure on pipe C (start=429322 end=429323) time 263 us, min 1073, max 1079, scanline start 1063, end 1081 How do i setu...
by bsnead
03 Apr 2019, 13:58
Forum: Tutorials/Q&A
Topic: Schedule kiosk to restart every hour.
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Schedule kiosk to restart every hour.

Hi everyone i have a situation here. We have several porteus kiosk that displays network monitoring information so we can see all our locations network status. We use the browser chrome and Firefox to show the network status page. This page has to refresh very often which causes the browser to crash...
by bsnead
31 Aug 2018, 20:59
Forum: Tutorials/Q&A
Topic: A Config setting to have the kiosk reboot every morning at 5 am
Replies: 1
Views: 477

A Config setting to have the kiosk reboot every morning at 5 am

Hi, I'm looking to see if there is a script or setting I can add to my config settings on the porteus server that would have the remote kiosk restart at 5 am every morning. Our kiosk loses connection to the wireless connection sometimes and it is a pain to have to call several locations to get them ...
by bsnead
07 May 2018, 15:29
Forum: Tutorials/Q&A
Topic: A command for refreshing back to homepage after so much time
Replies: 1
Views: 514

A command for refreshing back to homepage after so much time

Support, I hate to bother you. I do not have a PC to install porteus kiosk on at the moment to get this command. I need the command that tells porteus kiosk to go back to the home page after so much time on inactivity. This is my configuration below. Please let me know where to place the command in ...
by bsnead
10 Oct 2017, 16:34
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Solved White listing Websites in kios config
Replies: 1
Views: 952

Solved White listing Websites in kios config

When I whitelist a website in the Porteus kiosk config the website gets blocked. I am using chrome for the browser my config looks like this [[ GLOBAL]] kiosk_config=server://config1.txt connection=wifi dhcp=yes wifi_encryption=wpa wpa_password=xpr355+1 ssid_name=xpress browser=chrome client_id=auto...
by bsnead
04 Oct 2017, 17:28
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: (Solved) Multiple sites one configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Multiple sites one configuration

Solved Fanthom, That worked
by bsnead
04 Oct 2017, 16:11
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: (Solved) Multiple sites one configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 982

Multiple sites one configuration

Fanthom, I am a small issue here with the nested configuration. I read the link on nested configuration. I added my configuration like this [[ Global]] kiosk_config=server://config1.txt connection=wifi dhcp=yes wifi_encryption=wpa wpa_password=7045678424 ssid_name=SAMSMART-GUEST browser=chrome clien...
by bsnead
03 Oct 2017, 18:57
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: (Solved) Multiple sites one configuration
Replies: 4
Views: 982

(Solved) Multiple sites one configuration

We have multiple sites that will have a kiosk client. We would like to have one configuration on the Porteus server. Our dilemma is being able to identify each site. So we know which site kiosk has gone down just in case we need to send a tech out. Is there a way to make each site unique with one co...
by bsnead
03 Oct 2017, 18:15
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: (Solved) Remote Management
Replies: 6
Views: 2163

Remote Management

Fanthom,

Thank you for pointing out the mistake we were making. This issue has been solved
by bsnead
03 Oct 2017, 16:39
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: (Solved) Remote Management
Replies: 6
Views: 2163

Remote Management

Hi Fanthom, The information you gave me helped and I appreciate it. but I am still having an issue connecting to the server. my config on the server is this ############### THIS PARAMETER MUST BE HERE FOR REMOTE MANAGEMENT TO WORK ############### kiosk_config=server://SX301-config.txt ##############...
by bsnead
02 Oct 2017, 21:33
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: (Solved) Remote Management
Replies: 6
Views: 2163

(Solved) Remote Management

I am trying to setup Porteus client to connect externally to the Porteus server by Wifi Here is the server config ############### THIS PARAMETER MUST BE HERE FOR REMOTE MANAGEMENT TO WORK ############### kiosk_config=199.xx.xxx.211:443//sx301-config.txt ##############################################...