[K12OSN] ssh commands
keaton.prower at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 06:07:19 UTC 2009
On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 9:49 AM, Conrad Lawes <pxeboot at gmail.com> wrote:
> I concur with William. I am still amazed that folks are still using vnc
> when freenx or nomachine is sooo much faster and easier to setup than
> Out-of-the-box freenx is more secure since it uses the ssh protocol by
> http://www.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/FreeNX <http://goog_1253883863086>
> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 12:35 PM, William Fragakis <william at fragakis.com>wrote:
>> Using freenx server (I've had better luck with the nxclients as opposed
>> to the freenx clients) has worked for me to have a full remote desktop
>> via ssh.
>> On Fri, 2009-09-25 at 12:00 -0400, k12osn-request at redhat.com wrote:
>> > Message: 2
>> > Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2009 05:51:14 -0600
>> > From: Alan Hodson <ahodson at elp.rr.com>
>> > Subject: [K12OSN] ssh commands
>> > To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
>> > <k12osn at redhat.com>
>> > Message-ID: <4ABCAEB2.6050207 at elp.rr.com>
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>> > Greetings list
>> > After a successful install and update of Centos 5 on a new server, I
>> > am
>> > trying to remember how to use the ssh command to remotely be able to
>> > tweak a user's account. [ssh -l username 10.###.###.### -X] works
>> > nicely
>> > after user root set up the initial contact. I am able to type
>> > [firefox]
>> > to remotely setup their browser, [oowrite] to set up OpenOffice, etc.
>> > I've tried studying the [Properties] of an icon, to discover what
>> > command they represent.
>> > I would be thankful if someone tells me what command to use to
>> > actually
>> > activate the true desktop image that the user sees, allowing me to,
>> > among other things, interchange the position of bars. SSH is a nice
>> > and
>> > powerful control tool.
>> > cheers
>> > Alan Hodson
>> > El Paso ISD, TX
>> > -=o=-
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Interesting, I hadn't heard of this software before now. I presume it's
closed-source though, considering the links for 'enterprise evaluation
versions' of the software on the download page. Still, seems worth looking
at for me. Since we switched from CentOS 5 to Ubuntu 9.04, we've been unable
to replicate the former's prebuilt VNC setup.
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