Distribution Release: Porteus Kiosk 5.3.0
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Tomasz Jokiel has announced the availability of Porteus Kiosk 5.3.0, the latest stable build of the project’s Gentoo-based distribution designed for internet browsing in web kiosks: “I’m pleased to announce that Porteus Kiosk 5.3.0 is now available for download. Major software upgrades in this release include: Linux kernel 5.10.73, Google Chrome 93.0.4577.82 and Mozilla Firefox 91.2.0 ESR. Packages from the userland are upgraded to Portage snapshot tagged on 2021-10-14. Short changelog: libinput has become our default input driver as it provides native touch gestures support for the Firefox browser; touchscreens which were calibrated under Porteus Kiosk version 5.2.0 or below will continue using the ‘evdev’ driver in order to preserve compatibility with existing configurations; virtual keyboard extension can be enabled for Firefox and Chrome; added an option to enable experimental hardware video decoding feature for both browsers; on-screen buttons can be relocated to a different position on the kiosk screen…” Read the release announcement and the changelog for further details. Download (MD5, pkglist): Porteus-Kiosk-5.3.0-x86_64.iso (134MB), Porteus-Kiosk-Cloud-5.3.0-x86_64.iso (134MB), Porteus-Kiosk-ThinClient-5.3.0-x86_64.iso (159MB), Porteus-Kiosk-Server-5.3.0-x86_64.iso (136MB).
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