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Encyclopedia > Kiosk (KDE)

Kiosk is a framework that allows a user to restrict the capabilities of the KDE environment. It was originally designed for computer kiosks. Kiosks require a very stripped down and controlled environment to prevent users from doing anything harmful. The Kiosk framework proves to be useful for enterprise environments where users need to be restricted to what software they can use. KDE (K Desktop Environment) is a free desktop environment and development platform built with Trolltechs Qt toolkit. ... a pagoda-like kiosk in Lausanne. ...

See also

Kiosk software is the system and user interface software designed for a kiosk or Internet kiosk. ...

External links

  • The Kiosk framework README file
  • Kiosk Admin Tool

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KDE Developer's Corner - KDE Kiosk Mode (1811 words)
One of the features of KDE's Kiosk Mode is the ability to lock values read from configuration files earlier in the chain so that values read later cannot override them.
Many other KDE applications follow a similar procedure, though a restart of the application may be required in order for it to re-read its new configuration.
KDE provides the ability to restrict access to these types of files as well.
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