Right-click not working [SOLVED]

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Right-click not working [SOLVED]

Post#1 by 4fMZjFg » 27 Jul 2020, 16:38

Hello,
I installed Porteus Kiosk (twice, actually!) and love it. It's going to solve a very important issue for us. however, on both installs, right-click does not work on webpages. I can right-click inside of a Youtube video, but I can't right-click to copy, or open links in new tab.

Below are the pertinent bits of the config file. Did I click a wrong setup piece to get the right-click menu to work? Thank you!

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browser=firefox
dpms_idle=60
enable_file_protocol=yes
session_idle=10
scheduled_action=Sunday-23:30 action:reboot
standby_idle=10
removable_devices=yes
right_mouse_click=yes
screensaver_idle=20
swapfile=1024
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Post#2 by fanthom » 27 Jul 2020, 18:33

Hello 4fMZjFg,

This is intended as right mouse click on the webpages is not needed. It actually gives an access to the options (like 'save page as') which would be not welcomed in the kiosk.


a) to copy text you mark it first with left mouse click then press Ctrl+c/Ctrl+v on the keyboard.
b) to open links in a new tab you do a middle mouse click on them


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Post#3 by 4fMZjFg » 27 Jul 2020, 18:40

Thanks Fanthom! I wasn't sure if that was the case or not. Is there no way to enable that if we want it? We'll be deploying without the right-click function, it would just give us that extra 3% in usability. Thanks!

Also, is this the correct way to donate to the Porteus project? the page doesn't appear to be updated for some years. Thanks!

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Post#4 by fanthom » 27 Jul 2020, 19:05

Well - if you insist, you could use this parameter:

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run_command=sed -i 's/, #contentAreaContextMenu//' $profile/chrome/userChrome.css
it will unblock right mouse click on the webpages in Firefox.

"is this the correct way to donate to the Porteus project?"
Technically speaking Porteus Desktop is separate from Kiosk but i would be happy if you donated to the Desktop project since we are sharing the forum and they pay the server bills.
Your money wont be wasted!

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Post#5 by 4fMZjFg » 27 Jul 2020, 19:25

Sorry, do I add that line you sent to my .txt file when Ido the reinstall?

OK. I can give to both/either. Are their links for each? That page just looked out of date.

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Post#6 by fanthom » 27 Jul 2020, 21:56

Sorry - fixed my previous post.
This is 'run_command=' parameter.

I believe donations still work. Just the webpage is not updated with the donors name.

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