[K12OSN] Remote client desktop

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Thu May 28 18:37:43 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:46 AM, Robert Arkiletian <robark at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 5:35 AM, Jeff Siddall <news at siddall.name> wrote:
>> Barry Cisna wrote:
>>> Jeff,
>>> try disabling iptables from running on your fc11 server at startup in
>>> the servcies gui. reboot the server, reboot the clients,see now if you
>>> can see the TC's/username...
>>> Also another stupid question,,,you DO have a user actually logged into
>>> the TC's and not just powered up?
>> Barry,
>> I thought there were users logged in, but it appears that the ones that
>> had rebooted the client had also logged out before I fired up
>> fl_teachertool.
>> iptables is disabled.
>> I'll check again when I am sure there are clients logged in.
> I need to make a some  changes to fl_teachertool so it will work with
> LTSP 5 Fedora. I will download Fedora 11 (when it's released next
> week) and start porting it after June 16 (after report cards). It
> shouldn't be too hard. However, I need help with these issues:
> 1) Installing and  running a vnc server on the client (either x11vnc
> or vnc.so module for X or something else
>         see http://www.realvnc.com/products/free/4.1/x0.html ) Sounds
> like Jeff has almost got this done.
> 2) automatically launching Xvnc (vncserver) through xinetd to bring up
> a gdm login window when you connect to localhost with vncviewer. I am
> pretty sure Peter has a how-to on this (calling Peter)

found it
I have not tested it though.

> If people (maybe Jeff, Peter and Barry and/or others) can help add
> these 2 features to Fedora then I will commit to porting
> fl_teachertool to LTSP 5 Fedora 11 this summer. I suggest we do the
> work on Fedora 11 as it's less than a week away.
> --
> Robert Arkiletian
> Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

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