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Boot to SWF movie on Linux

Posted on 2008-10-03
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Last Modified: 2013-12-21
This is a Linux machine connected to a plasma display in our office.  Looking for a Linux solution to perform the following:

1) When the system boots, I want it to load a url and play a flash movie, ie. http://localhost/mymovie.swf
2) Change the window so it's full screen

At the moment all we have is the SWF file. I'm opened to suggestions on the LInux platform we should use, broswers, flash players, etc.


Question by:mscherenberg
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chingmd earned 500 total points
ID: 22638577
Take a look at this.

Setting the xinitrc  properly should auto start the browser.
along with firefox 3 and this plug in.   https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1568

You may also take a look at openkiosk. But it looks more like a management system for multiple kiosks.

Expert Comment

ID: 22638586
And there's this link to a program called autohide.

URL: www.krickelkrackel.de/autohide/autohidehelp.htm

source from this link.   http://www.experts-exchange.com/OS/Linux/Q_21473000.html

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31502881
Exactly what I wanted. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

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