Offline Chrome Extension installation

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Offline Chrome Extension installation

Post#1 by jwhalley » 23 Apr 2019, 14:43

Hello All,

I'm fairly new to Porteus so bear with me. In our environment we deploy the terminals that won't have internet connection. These Kiosks are also being deployed via PXE boot. Because of this we can't install a virtual keyboard extension for Chrome onto our Kiosks that have no physical keyboard. Is there a way to install an offline extension hosted by the web server that also hosts the kiosk iso files? It looks like from here ... extensions that you need to create a json file and have access to some of the subsystem of Linux that you don't really get in Porteus Kiosk. Thanks for any help!

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Offline Chrome Extension installation

Post#2 by fanthom » 23 Apr 2019, 17:38

Hello jwhalley,

I'm not sure how to achieve this (would be surprised to see Google allowing extensions hosted on 3rd party servers).
I guess the customized build would be the easiest way of adding virtual keyboard to your kiosk.

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