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RE: [K12OSN] OT - Open Source Kiosk Solutions



I have helped some in the past get Microtouch touchscreens working on
LTSP (which requires mutouch driver already included in ltsp kernel + a
static XF86CONFIG_FILE)

NOTE:  *serial* Microtouch touch screens are much easier than USB
Microtouch touchscreens

On Fri, 2005-07-22 at 10:03 -0700, Doug Gough wrote:
> The touch screen technology I'm familiar with works as though it's a
> mouse, so I suspect it would work pretty much right out of the box.
> 
> Doug
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces redhat com [mailto:k12osn-bounces redhat com] On
> Behalf Of Jim Kronebusch
> Sent: July 21, 2005 7:47 AM
> To: 'Jon Spriggs'; 'Support list for opensource software in schools.'
> Subject: RE: [K12OSN] OT - Open Source Kiosk Solutions
> 
> > If you don't want internet access, set the proxy to 127.0.0.1 
> > and use a local file system for your kiosk.
> 
> I guess the more I think about it, an simple website with all of the
> information would be very easy.  And as long as it runs full screen with
> no navigation buttons it wouldn't look like a website.
> 
> Any suggestions for touch screen stuff?  I am worried about linux
> drivers to support this.
> 
> I know a low budget thing is to give a mouse, but they want this to be
> "impressive" technology.  You know, to show how advanced our school is
> among others.
> 
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