sf_jeff
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How to make Chromium autostart in fullscreen

Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:16 pm

The autostart kiosk command works great, but does anyone know how to exit back to the Raspbian desktop? You can Alt-F4 to close the Chromium full-screen browser in Kiosk mode, but it doesn't take you to the desktop--it's just a black screen. The only way to get back to a Raspbian desktop is to right click on the black screen to start a Terminal emulation and then change the autostart filename so it doesn't run the kiosk mode on reboot. Would be great if you could just exit to the desktop. Any help for this NOOB is appreciated.

klricks
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Re: How to make Chromium autostart in fullscreen

Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:48 pm

sf_jeff wrote:
Wed Jun 05, 2019 6:16 pm
The autostart kiosk command works great, but does anyone know how to exit back to the Raspbian desktop? You can Alt-F4 to close the Chromium full-screen browser in Kiosk mode, but it doesn't take you to the desktop--it's just a black screen. The only way to get back to a Raspbian desktop is to right click on the black screen to start a Terminal emulation and then change the autostart filename so it doesn't run the kiosk mode on reboot. Would be great if you could just exit to the desktop. Any help for this NOOB is appreciated.
The autostart file must contain these lines:

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@lxpanel --profile LXDE-pi
@pcmanfm --desktop --profile LXDE-pi
@xscreensaver -no-splash
point-rpi
Unless specified otherwise my response is based on the latest and fully updated Raspbian Buster w/ Desktop OS.

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