[K12OSN] Remote support software
jim.kinney at gmail.com
Fri Feb 10 15:00:46 UTC 2012
By "support" do you mean "support of computer operations" like how to do
something in OpenOffice? So a student would hit a web page to request help
and a support person can then remotely see/controll their desktop?
In short, client-less and cross platform is an oxymoron. Each system will
require it's own method to share desktop bits.
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 9:14 AM, Mike Lichtenwalner <lichtemi at mtwp.net>wrote:
> Hi All,
> We are a K12 district which has been offering a small selection of virtual
> classes to our high school students for several years. The classes are
> created/delivered using OSS - Moodle, OpenOffice, etc. We would like to be
> able to offer our students remote support at home if they need it. Does
> anyone know of a product that meets the following criteria:
> - Open source
> - Cross platform (Windows, Mac, Linux) for the teacher and student
> - "Client-less" (Ideally, the student would visit a website to initiate
> the remote support session - NO chance of an adult accessing the student's
> computer without his/her knowledge.)
> Any and all suggestions are welcome!
> Mike Lichtenwalner
> Coordinator of Technical Services
> Manheim Township School District
> Lancaster, PA
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James P. Kinney III
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please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome.
- *2011 Noam Chomsky
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