[K12OSN] Re: questions with firefox as local app

Peter Hartmann ascensiontech at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 01:53:10 UTC 2006

Pretty please?

On 1/17/06, Peter Hartmann <ascensiontech at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can anyone who has got his going help me out? I don't have
> $LTSP_HOSTNAME in my shell environment.  I have HOSTNAME which is my
> server.  Is $LTSP_HOSTNAME supposed to be my clients hostname ie.
> ws243?  BTW, if I can get this going, I think this might be the answer
> to our prayers because we mainly chubby clients.
> Thanks,
> Peter
> On 1/15/06, Peter Hartmann <ascensiontech at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Having some troubles getting this to work.  I have local app support
> > set up correctly (i think). Doing 'echo $LTSP_HOSTNAME' on a terminal
> > returns '(none)'.  How can I fix that? So instead of using that i'm
> > trying 'ssh {serverhostname} TMPDIR=~/.tmp DISPLAY=$DISPLAY /{path to
> > firefox}/firefox'.  But I have to enter my password. How do I trouble
> > shoot that? At that point Firefox pops up but when I do 'top' I see it
> > firefox-bin like I would normally.  Is this really running locally?
> >
> > Thanks so much!
> >
> > Peter
> >

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