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Re: [K12OSN] Tl_TeacherTool tribulations



> I agree this would be a cool feature. I thought about adding this
> before 0.2. But I was hesitant because it means modifying/playing
> around with the default k12ltsp setup (considering all clients have to
> run a type of vnc server ( x11vnc) and also enable some local app
> support and editing lts.conf )

It would be extremely cool to do both.  Rather than messing with
x11vnc we could add something else that does the same thing like
gemsvnc.  Has anyone used this before?

http://www.elilabs.com/~rj/gemsvnc/




Peter

On 12/30/05, Robert Arkiletian <robark gmail com> wrote:
> On 12/30/05, Petre Scheie <petre maltzen net> wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Try typing this at the mac client.
>
> $'xscreensaver -no-splash &
> $xscreensaver-command -lock &
>
> Let me know if this works.
>
> >
> > Any chance Chuck's X11VNC stuff, as described at
> > http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/WorkInProgress#x11vnc
> > 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.
>
> I agree this would be a cool feature. I thought about adding this
> before 0.2. But I was hesitant because it means modifying/playing
> around with the default k12ltsp setup (considering all clients have to
> run a type of vnc server ( x11vnc) and also enable some local app
> support and editing lts.conf ). I'll take a closer look at this but I
> still feel broadcasting is more useful than monitoring/taking control.
> Now that I got rid of the xhost issue, installing fl_tt does not
> modify a standard k12ltsp setup. The only optional modification is if
> you want non superusers (say teachers) to run fl_tt by adding a
> specific group to sudo.
> --
> Robert Arkiletian
> C++ GUI tutorial http://fltk.org/links.php?V19
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