Raspberry Pi – Start Iceweasel on startup

Start into full-screen iceweasel
The aim of this tutorial is to start iceweasel in full-screen automatically on boot up of the Raspberry Pi.

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Install required packages
With the following command the required packages will be installed.
Iceweasel is the browser, unclutter is a tool where for example the mouse pointer can be disabled and the x11-xserver-utilities provide different utilities for the x11 display server.

$sudo apt-get install iceweasel unclutter x11-xserver-utils

Configure iceweasel
Start iceweasel as usual.
If iceweasel is started type into the address line about:config.
Search for “browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash” and disable it.

Configure autostart
Open the autostart file with root privileges for example with nano.

$sudo nano /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart

Add the following commands to the autostart file.

@xscreensaver -no-splash
@xset s off
@xset -dpms
@xset s noblank
@iceweasel https://nm-projects.de
@unclutter -grab -visible

Reboot and result
Now reboot the Raspberry Pi and see the results on the screen.

$sudo reboot

After that the result should appear.

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