For this Raspberry Pi Kiosk tutorial, we will be showing you how you can set up your Pi as a Kiosk using the popular web browser, Chromium.
We utilize Chromium as it is one of the best-supported web browsers and openly supports the functionality to act in a kiosk mode. It is also easy to control through key presses which we can simulate using the xdotool that we install during this guide.
This guide will give you a good idea on how to use autologin tasks and simple bash scripts to perform numerous tasks.
Please note to do this tutorial you will need to be running the full version of Raspbian as this relies on the GUI that comes with it to properly operate.
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