[Noisebridge-discuss] [Rack] Touchscreen kiosk on welcome desk

Casey Callendrello c1 at caseyc.net
Wed Jan 19 10:39:40 PST 2011


I was trying to calibrate the touch screen when I accidentally apt-got a
kernel upgrade that hosed the boot order. Somehow it started booting
Windows again.

The touch screen + rotation was godawful on Linux, but works perfectly
on Windows. (Ack! What am I saying!?)

--Casey



On 01/19/2011 07:09 AM, Rubin Abdi wrote:
> Dr. Jesus wrote, On 20110119 042708:
>> Does anyone know what the history of the machine is?
> This used to be a Zune kiosk, to advertise the said product. One of the
> CF cards might still have a copy of Windows on it. The thing was booting
> Debian Squeeze, at some point it seemed like someone got it to run Gnome
> and the screen was properly rotate and the touch input was working. It
> was originally meant to be used with a barcode scanner for the library.
>
>
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