[K12OSN] Teacher Tool

Martin Woolley sysadmin at handsworth.bham.sch.uk
Fri Mar 9 08:24:45 UTC 2007

On Thursday 08 March 2007 17:04, Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> On 3/8/07, Kemp, Levi <lnkemp at bolivar.k12.mo.us> wrote:
> > Is there a way in teacher tool to monitor the screens of all the
> > students, even if it is a smaller size? If not does anyone know how I
> This seems to be a popular request but the only way I currently know
> how to do this is to simply set the -geometry option in the vncviewer
> call. I also could probably get the vnc windows to arrange themselves
> on screen not to overlap. But if the student desktop is 1024x768 and
> each view window (on the teacher screen) is 320x200 (or something)
> then you don't see the entire student desktop only a section (not
> useful). Does anyone know of a way to scale a vnc session to create a
> thumbnail?

Teacher Control Panel 
http://sourceforge.net/project/screenshots.php?group_id=180325 looks like it 
can do this.  I've had a quick look at the code, but I can't quite fathom it.  
Java isn't my strong point.  

Martin Woolley
ICT Support
Handsworth Grammar School
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