[K12OSN] need help running sshd on client for fl_teachertool

Robert Arkiletian robark at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 04:35:50 UTC 2009

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Odin Nøsen <odin at gnuskole.no> wrote:
>> I am trying to run sshd on the client so I can send the command to run
>> x11vnc (for monitor and control) on the client. Unlike ltsp 4 I have
>> to run x11vnc with auth (magic cookie) of a running X session. Which
>> means I can only start x11vnc once someone has logged in (not at boot
>> up). I was able to install openssh-server via yum but sshd fails to
>> start with service sshd start. Wondering if anyone has experience with
>> this?
> No, not with sshd - but this is another take on x11vnc on k12linux with ltsp5:
> (translated from norwegian to english witg google)
> http://translate.google.com/translate?prev=hp&hl=no&js=y&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gnuskole.no%2Findex.php%2FLtsp-x11vnc&sl=no&tl=en&history_state0=
> It's a hack - but it works.

That's the best kind of hack. Thanks Odin.

I will do this if I cannot get sshd working. The part I did not know was


which I assume runs at login.

But I would still prefer using sshd because I can scp push a unique
password for each client that is not nfs exported. More secure.

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

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