[K12OSN] Teacher Tool

cliebow at downeast.net cliebow at downeast.net
Mon Jun 13 15:43:59 UTC 2005

Martin: i added a couple buttons to teachertool to use x11vnc to connect 
because vnc wont connect to display 0..there is some stuff up on 
wiki.ltsp.org under experimental i put up..chuck

> G'day,
> has anyone managed to get the vnc option working in Teacher Tool, and 
if so 
> would they be willing to share how they did this?  I am of the opinion 
> there is a fundamental flaw with the command that TT runs; said command 
> vncviewer -passwd /usr/local/share/passwd server:99 
> We are expecting the server to be called "server" and the vncserver to 
> running on port 99 of the server.  Thin clients don't acutally run a 
> vncserver, so I can see how it is possible to connect to a logged in 
> client.  This is obviously a desirable thing to do as we want the 
teachers to 
> be able to see what the students are up to and, if necessary, do 
something on 
> the students screen, all from the comfort of the teachers desk.
> -- 
> Regards
> Martin Woolley
> ICT Support
> Handsworth Grammar School
> Isis Astarte Diana Hecate Demeter Kali Inanna
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