Menu path: Accessories > Webcam Information

With this function, you can change and check the settings for a connected webcam. For details of how to use the Webcam Information function, see Using Webcam Information.

The settings for starting the function are described below.

Session name: Name for the session.
The session name must not contain any of these characters: \ / : * ? “ < > | [ ] { } ( )

Starting Methods for Session

Start menu

☑ The session can be launched from the start menu.

Application Launcher

☑ The session can be launched with the Application Launcher.

Desktop

☑ The session can be launched with a program launcher on the desktop.

Quick start panel

☑ The session can be launched with the quick start panel.

Start menu's system tab

☑ The session can be launched with the start menu's system tab.

Application Launcher's system tab

☑ The session can be launched with the Application Launcher's system tab.

Desktop context menu

☑ The session can be launched with the desktop context menu.

Menu folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used in the start menu and in the desktop context menu.

Application Launcher folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used in the Application Launcher.

Desktop folder: If you specify a folder name or a path comprising a number of folder names separated by "/", a menu path will be created for the session. The menu path will be used for the program launcher on the desktop.

Password protection: Specifies which password will be requested when launching the session.
Possible values:
  • None: No password is requested when launching the session.
  • Administrator: The administrator password is requested when launching the session.
  • User: The user password is requested when launching the session.
  • Setup user: The setup user's password is requested when launching the session.

Hotkey

☑ The session can be started with a hotkey. A hotkey consists of one or more modifiers and a key.

Modifiers: A modifier or a combination of several modifiers for the hotkey. You can select a set key symbol/combination or your own key symbol/combination. A key symbol is a defined chain of characters, e.g. Ctrl. Here, you will find the available modifiers and the associated key symbols:
  • (No modifier) = None
  •  = Shift
  • [Ctrl] = Ctrl
  •  = Mod4

    When this keyboard key is used as a modifier, it is represented as Mod4; when it is used as a key, it is represented as Super_L.

  • [Alt] = Alt

Key combinations are formed as follows with |:

  • Ctrl +  = Ctrl|Super_L

Key: Key for the hotkey
To enter a key that does not have a visible character, e. g. the [Tab] key, open a terminal, log on as user and enter xev -event keyboard. Press the key to be used for the hotkey. The text in brackets that begins with keysym contains the key symbol for the Key field. Example: Tab in (keysym 0xff09, Tab)

Autostart

☑ The session will be launched automatically when the device boots.

Restart

☑ The session will be relaunched automatically after the termination.

Autostart delay: Waiting time in seconds between the complete startup of the desktop and the automatic session launch.

Autostart notification: This parameter is available if Autostart is activated and Autostart delay is set to a value greater than zero.

☑ For the duration defined by Autostart delay, a dialog is shown which allows the user to start the session immediately or cancel the automatic session start.

☐ No dialog is shown; the session is started automatically after the timespan specified with Autostart delay.

Appliance mode access: Determines whether the session can be started in appliance mode. By default, appliance mode implies that one session is running on the device exclusively. For further information, see Appliance Mode.

☑ The session can be started in appliance mode. The following starting methods can be used in appliance mode:

  • Desktop (desktop icon; not in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)
  • Desktop Context Menu (not in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)
  • Application Launcher (includes Application Launcher's system tabnot in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)
  • Hotkey
  • Autostart (not in appliance mode XDMCP for this Display)

☐ The session cannot be started in appliance mode.