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Tutorial: Build a Linux web kiosk browser

Apr 25, 2009, 00:32 (0 Talkback[s])

"Part One of the series walked new Linux developers through the construction of a simple embedded Linux system.

"Part Two explained how to construct a simple web server with a command shell on the console. Part Three brings techniques learned about using a command shell on the serial console to the development of a web browser for a kiosk system.

"Major steps involved in the tutorial include: Working with source files -- Moving from binary-only development to working from source -- and all the complexity of dealing with additional kernel driver modules

"Choosing a web browser -- Selecting a small-footprint browser (Neturf) that outputs directly to the Linux framebuffer, reducing development complexity and eliminating the need for a large toolkit and graphics library"

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