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|name=Kiosk <!-- Name of the item. -->
 
|name=Kiosk <!-- Name of the item. -->
|image=Membership_Kiosk.jpg <!-- Image of the item. Leave with placeholder image if none exists. -->
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|image=DSC_0708.JPG <!-- Image of the item. Leave with placeholder image if none exists. -->
|model=HP t5000 series thin client <!-- Model -->
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|model=IBM 4838-740 <!-- Model -->
 
|category=Equipment <!-- Main category. Please leave alone to keep item in this category -->
 
|category=Equipment <!-- Main category. Please leave alone to keep item in this category -->
 
|subcat=Systems <!-- Sub-category if one exists. Please check main listing to see other categories contained within the main one -->
 
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|owner=LHS <!-- Provide a link to owners members page if other than LHS -->
 
|owner=LHS <!-- Provide a link to owners members page if other than LHS -->
 
|origin=donation from Sully <!-- If via pledge, please link to the completed pledge page on the wiki -->
 
|origin=donation from Sully <!-- If via pledge, please link to the completed pledge page on the wiki -->
|location=Ground Floor by the Classroom <!-- Floor, room/zone and location within that area -->
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|location=Ground floor, Middle room<!-- Floor, room/zone and location within that area -->
 
|maintainers=Sysadmin team <!-- If someone is nominated as managing the upkeep of this item, please list them here. No links please; it currently breaks the template. -->
 
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This is the machine that drives the [[Membership_Kiosk]], It runs Debian and is diskless with it's root directory mounted from [[adminstuff]].
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This is the machine next to the club Mate fridge that drives the [[Membership_Kiosk]], It runs Debian.
  
It has 128Mb or RAM, a Via C7 CPU and 64Mb of flash on board which is used for swap.
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It runs Chrome with the Chrome window displayed on the kiosk, it then goes to this [https://github.com/londonhackspace/hackspace-foundation-sites/tree/master/london.hackspace.org.uk/kiosk] section of the london hackspace website for the UI.
  
It runs an X server and on boot it ssh's into adminstuff and runs chrome with the chrome window displayed on the kiosk, it then goes to this [https://github.com/londonhackspace/hackspace-foundation-sites/tree/master/london.hackspace.org.uk/kiosk] section of the london hackspace website for the UI.
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There is also some code that talks to the card reader and pastes any card UIDs found into a hidden field on the web page.
  
There is also some code that talks to the card reader and pastes any card uid's found into a hidden field on the web page.
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If the kiosk gets restarted you'll need to click the mouse once on the chrome window for it to get focus (or be activated or brought to the foreground or something like that) before it will read cards.
  
 
It also runs waspd from here: https://github.com/londonhackspace/wasp-label-printer to talk to the printer.
 
It also runs waspd from here: https://github.com/londonhackspace/wasp-label-printer to talk to the printer.

Latest revision as of 18:07, 2 December 2019

Kiosk
DSC 0708.JPG
Model IBM 4838-740
Sub-category Systems
Status Good working order
Last updated 2 December 2019 18:07:00
Training requirement no
Training link Unknown
ACnode no
Owner LHS
Origin donation from Sully
Location Ground floor, Middle room
Maintainers Sysadmin team

This is the machine next to the club Mate fridge that drives the Membership_Kiosk, It runs Debian.

It runs Chrome with the Chrome window displayed on the kiosk, it then goes to this [1] section of the london hackspace website for the UI.

There is also some code that talks to the card reader and pastes any card UIDs found into a hidden field on the web page.

If the kiosk gets restarted you'll need to click the mouse once on the chrome window for it to get focus (or be activated or brought to the foreground or something like that) before it will read cards.

It also runs waspd from here: https://github.com/londonhackspace/wasp-label-printer to talk to the printer.

Obsolete code that is not used here: https://github.com/londonhackspace/enrolment

See also Equipment/WASP_WPL305E, Membership_Kiosk