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    Set display manager at login

    Wow! Porteous-Kiosk is really something. A really small download - the iso fits on a CD-ROM which is just as well because I couldn't make a memory stick that would work. The installation process found my wi-fi and a few minutes later I rebooted and I was looking at full screen Google Chrome with...
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    Set display manager at login

    Sorry for getting my nomenclature slightly wrong. Nevertheless I still need some help with what I am trying to achieve which, I believe is clearly set out in my original question. When the boot process gets to the point where it asks for a user name and password it has not started whatever it is...
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    Set display manager at login

    Thanks for stating the obvious. I think that most of us are aware that xfce is a display manager (what you call a desktop environment) and that chromium is a browser. Neither of the links you quote are in any way relevant to the question I have asked.
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    Set display manager at login

    Thanks for the response. Can you provide a bit more detail. As it is currently set up, the laptop boots, the user logs in and chromium starts automatically (which is what we want). No other display manager (desktop environment) starts - we don't want it to. We only want users to see chromium...
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    Set display manager at login

    I want to set up linux mint on my old laptop so that it uses chromium instead of xfce. This is easy. There is plenty of advice out there. In linux mint you can edit the desktop file in /usr/share/xsessions so it executes linux-chromium insted of startxfce4. This works well. Users can't do...
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