If you want to offer a local web browser, there are some settings that improve its security. Additionally, these settings add up to a kiosk mode, hiding the rest of IGEL OS from the user.


By default, the web browser makes all of its features and menus available. To achieve a restricted 'kiosk' mode, follow these instructions:

  1. In the IGEL Setup, under Sessions > Browser > Browser Global > Security, activate the following options:
    • Safe Browsing
    • Malware Protection
  2. Under Sessions > Browser > Browser Global > Restart, activate Restart.
  3. Under Sessions > Browser > Browser Global > Window, activate the following options:
    • Start in fullscreen mode
    • Hide local filesystem
    • Hide configuration page of the browser
  4. Under Sessions > Browser > Browser Global > Menus & Toolbars, activate Hide App Menu/Menu Bar.
  5. Under Sessions > Browser > Browser Global > Context, activate Hide the browser's context menu.
  6. Under Sessions > Browser > Browser Sessions > [session name] > Settings, activate Autostart.
  7. Click Apply.
  8. Reboot the device.