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Peter Mount’s Blog discusses how to set up a Raspberry Pi running as a kiosk so that when they boot up they automatically open a browser on a fixed page.

In my setup I have Home Assistant, Zigbee2MQTT and RabbitMQ running on a Raspberry PI 4B. As it has the official 7-inch touch screen installed it also has the kiosk set.

Grafana has a kiosk mode which means that the title and side bars are not visible when the dashboard is in use. To enable this you can simply append &kiosk to the dashboard URL you are using.

Grafana also has a feature called Playlist which allows a sequence of dashboards to be displayed in a repeating sequence which you might want to read up on as an additional exercise.

See the whole guide in the blog post here.


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