[K12OSN] Tl_TeacherTool tribulations

Petre Scheie petre at maltzen.net
Sat Dec 31 14:27:50 UTC 2005

Could you elaborate on your steps you took to get Fl_TeacherTool working 
for monitoring?

Immanuel Derks wrote:
> Even cooler would be to be able to use the standard remote desktop
> feature already build into Fedora/RHES. I don't know if that is
> technicaly possible but as far as I know it is derivate vnc code.
> That way there is no need to tinker with the default LTSP setup.
> We got the Fl_TeacherTool working for monitoring by incorporating xvnc
> during bootup of the clients, editing a vncpasswd etc etc.
> On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 14:59 -0600, Petre Scheie wrote:
>>This is really cool!  Thanks, Robert!
>>FYI, the Lock/Launch screensaver button didn't work with the one Mac client I tested it 
>>with.  I haven't tried it with any PC clients yet.
>>Any chance Chuck's X11VNC stuff, as described at 
>>can be incorporated in a future release?  The VNCReflector gives us the inverse, of 
>>pushing a window out for all users to see.  But being able to see what's on a given 
>>client's screen would be really useful, too.
>>Robert Arkiletian wrote:
>>  > Eric is including fl_tt into k12ltsp so you don't have to compile it
>>>yourself. Just a simple
>>>#yum install fl_teachertool
>>>should work for k12ltsp 4.4.1 and 4.2.1EL. If you are running an
>>>earlier version then yes you will need to install the compiler and
>>>install it manually until Eric adds it to those versions yum repos.
>>>But I would recommend you wait a few days. I am just about to release
>>>version 0.21 (probably) tommorrow. I'm pretty much finished it but I'm
>>>just testing now. 0.21 has some nice fixes.  *No more xhost needed*
>>>which closes a big security hole.
>>>Plus some fixes to the new  distribute file function.
>>>Robert Arkiletian
>>>C++ GUI tutorial http://fltk.org/links.php?V19
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