[K12OSN] fl_teachertool monitor- control blank screen

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 05:22:42 UTC 2006

On 12/17/06, Barry Cisna <brcisna at eazylivin.net> wrote:
>  Hi Robert,
>       Thanks for the detailed howto. I done exactly as you posted. I used
> the install.txt file with fl_teachertool,[0.34] and went through the
> whole deal. As I said I have rebooted the clients after doing all
> the mods. I simply uncommented the line as said,in the lts.conf. It
> seems simple enough. When I use both Monitor & Control I get a black
> screen with a pointer/cursor and that's were my world crumbles:)...
> All the other functions of fl_teachertool works correctly. I double
> checked to make sure the root/vnc password is in the /opt/ltsp/i386/root
> tree ,and it is. This is a freh install of K12LTSP v5.
> I havent retried to recopy the vncpasswd file a second time. maybe this is
> worth a shot. Would this prevent Tightvnc from "showing" anything?
> I'm thinking i surely do not need to reboot the server for the changes to
> take effect on the server side should I? Maybe at least restart vncserver,
> maybe?...I dont think I've done that..
> I'm missing something simple, I'm sure.

Try it manually. Get the ip of any client that's logged in (maybe from
fl_teachertool window) and then

vncviewer ip-of-client

it should ask for the vnc password and connect.

> Thanks,
> Barry Cisna
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Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
Fl_TeacherTool http://www3.telus.net/public/robark/Fl_TeacherTool/
C++ GUI tutorial http://www3.telus.net/public/robark/

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