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Old 02-17-2015, 05:17 PM   #1
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I need tips about where to find knowledge.

I want to modificate a Linux distro but i haven't knowledge for this.
What i want to do is put it in a machine and let it in a public place. It should have keyboard so people can type the things as they want. But i cant allow shortcuts, terminal or tty to be opened by this keyboard. I am thinking about 2 keyboards with different permissions. To the mouse my idea is touchscreen.I should also make a good gui so it can be more pleasant to the people. And as the idea grows i want to add more features. But i really lack knowledge to do so. Could someone give me tips of books to guide me trough this path?
Old 02-17-2015, 07:26 PM   #2
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What you want to do is known as 'kiosk' mode, try searching for that on google and distrowatch, I beleive a couple of distros allow running in this mode
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Porteus has a kiosk version:
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I forget the name of one distro that is set for a kiosk mode already. (webconverger?) Maybe from asia. They also offer versions for your branded company or location.

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