|Audio Kiosk Application-
v3.13 r121514 (latest release)
size: 68,525,087 bytes (~65.3 mb)
has not yet undergone rigorous
Linux and Mac OS X
Installation: File is a
self-extracting installation file.
New Installation: check
to make sure file has
"execute" permission and then start
the file. Follow prompts
User is prompted for an installation
directory. A link "Kiosk"
is placed in user's home directory
(Linux) or desktop.
Upgrade: Place file in
user's home directory, or copy to
a USB drive. From within Kiosk
application (3.10 or later) go to
the Advanced / Administrative Tasks menu and
select Upgrade. Follow
instructions on installation
v3.13r121514- (Current Version)
for display/management of up to 99 classes.
(Previously no more than 9 classes could be
error handling when updating
Kiosk application from within the
application. Now if an error occurs,
it is clearly reported. This includes instances where
there is a corrupt file that is
determined by the checksum. Note
that this new error handling
will NOT be in place as this
version is installed, because
the update process will use the
installer from the previous
fix: Fixed a second instance of
a message that showed variable names
instead of values.
of the Kiosk
display of files in Master-Files
display of files on Student MP3 device
logic for handling audio file writes:
No longer uses temporary files to
hold file lists.
- Download this older
size: 68,523,704 bytes (~65.3 mb)
repository directory to hold all files
loaded via USB drive for local classes.
silent copy process to gather those audio
files for local classes repository
capability through advanced menu to copy
files from local classes repository to a
class's current master file area.
utility to facilitate bulk update multiple
student mp3 player devices of the "class".
functionality for quick combined creation of
new classes and the "export" of those
classes to USB drives. This is to aid
program administrators who need to set up
classes for teachers.
Macintosh-specific code to enable Linux-like
messaging when scrolling large files. This
has been implemented for the review of the
GNU General Public License text both at
installation/update and from the Advanced
Administration menu. Mac users will now have
the same "hints" available as other users.
current Kiosk version
|Cloud Kiosk (v. 2.5 - 1.94 mb)
This is a version of Alberto Batella's excellent
OpenSource Podcast Generator application.
It has been modified to facilitate its use in an
ESL classroom to provide an alternate distribution
mechanism for audio and video files. This works well
for students how have
Podcast software on their SmartPhones.
Instructions for installation and use pending.
your browser and its settings, when you click to
download a file you may get a menu asking
whether to open or save. Select "Save."
will be updated soon
The ESL Audio
Kiosk is a work in progress. The current version has
undergone preliminary testing on both Linux and Mac
If you have the
opportunity to experiment with the application, please