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Re: [K12OSN] Text-only sessions in K12



If you set the option in lts.conf, you can have a local shell on the
client.

You can also set the user session to open a full-screen terminal and log
out if it exits. 
On Tue, 2008-06-10 at 08:08 +0200, David Fourie (TSC) wrote:
> Hi there
> I will definitely try this option of using a 'simple' window manager -
> about to download ratpoison right now!
> 
> It also occurred to me yesterday while deliberating on this issue that an
> X session is at runlevel 5 while and terminal shells are at runlevel 3. 
> Is it not possible to set a user's session to only startup in runlevel 3??
> 
> thanks for the post.
> 
> regds
> DF
> Solution Centre, SA
> >
> >
> > I know this in not exactly what you are asking, but I was thinking maybe
> > just give them a VERY BASIC window manager.  the window manager ratpoison
> > (http://www.nongnu.org/ratpoison/) comes to mind.  This has the added
> > benefit of not locking the user(s) into a specific terminal.
> >
> >
> > Just adjust their $HOME/.xsession file to look something like:
> >
> >    # $HOME/.xsession startup script
> >    xterm &
> >    exec ratpoison
> >
> >
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> > On Sun, 8 Jun 2008 22:33:34 +0200 (SAST)
> > "David Fourie (TSC)" <k12 bizmail co za> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi all
> >> Forgive me if this has already been discussed, but I have been unable to
> >> find anything in the lists or howtos...
> >>
> >> I am trying to get a K12 ver 6 environment to provide a text-only
> >> session
> >> for selected users - these users do not require any of the
> >> X-applications
> >> and would prefer to boot/login directly to a text session or the text
> >> application that we have provided for them.
> >>
> >> I tried (unsuccessfuly) to make custom changes for the specific MAC
> >> address in lts.conf using a line "SCREEN_01 = shell" - this booted into
> >> a
> >> shell, but no connection to any of the filesystems, so it was not
> >> useful.
> >>
> 
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