Use the Browser in Kiosk Mode

Browser kiosk mode is an option when you are operating any kind public terminal with anonymous access, e. g.:

Albeit configuring an IGEL Linux thin client for browser kiosk mode may seem quite extensive, you have the possibility to define your own flavour of kiosk mode. Consider the following settings.

Settings in Setup > Sessions > Browser Sessions > [Session Name]

Settings in Setup > Sessions > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Settings

Settings in Setup > Sessions > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Settings > Tabs

Settings in Setup > Sessions > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Settings > Content

Settings in Setup > Sessions > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Settings > Privacy

Settings in Setup > Sessions > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Settings > Security

Settings in Setup > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Settings > Restart

Settings in Setup > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Window

Settings in Setup > Browser Sessions > [Session Name] > Settings > Menus & Toolbar

Disabling access to Developer Tools

To disable access to the developers tools, add the following custom preference.

For general instructions on adding custom preferences, see Set Advanced User Preferences for the Browser.

Mode

pref

Custom pference

devtools.toolbox.host

Type

String

Value

(leave the value field empty)

Disabling crash reports

To disable crash reports, add the following three custom preferences.

For general instructions on adding custom preferences, see Set Advanced User Preferences for the Browser.

Mode

pref

Custom pference

datareporting.policy.dataSubmission

Type

Boolean

Value

false

Mode

pref

Custom pference

datareporting.healthreport.upload

Type

Boolean

Value

false

Mode

pref

Custom pference

toolkit.telemetry

Type

Boolean

Value

false