Installations (in galleries etc)

August 21, 2016 — July 13, 2019

computers are awful
making things

A couple of useful links on installing a computer in a gallery/museum/interactive public digital artwork, probably a little computer. (I’m currently installing Oliver Kreylos’s SARndbox for a client, so I need to step up my professionalism.)

If you are doing this for non-3D graphics, you may want a little computer.

Figure 1: I am pearls before swine I tell you.

1 Robust OS config

Tips for Raspberry Pi gallery-friendliness

2 Kiosk mode

Building an Ubuntu PC in Kiosk mode

Chrome in kiosk mode

Chrome in kiosk mode on macOS


# Launch Chromium in Kiosk with specified URL
/Applications/Google\\ Chrome --kiosk --app="http://localhost:8080/" --host-rules="MAP * localhost:8080”

or there is an extension - what does this get us in addition?

openframe is an opensource app that turns a device into a kiosk-mode what-have-you.