[virt-tools-list] [PATCH virt-viewer 00/12] kiosk mode

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Thu Aug 15 14:52:36 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 09:36:07PM +0200, Marc-André Lureau wrote:
> Hi,
> This patch series implement a simple kiosk mode for virt-viewer, using
> the -k command line option.
> It will open virt-viewer on all client monitors in fullscreen, and
> won't provide any UI but the remote display or a blank window with
> some status. It becomes almost impossible to move out or quit. USB
> redirection is disabled in this mode too.
> Since window managers have various behaviours that are hard to prevent
> (win+client, alt+drag, bindings), it is designed to run with X11
> Option "DontVTSwitch" "true", without WM, for example this way:
> $ pkill yourwm ; virt-viewer -k ... ; yourwm &
> See also rfe:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=872723

The code mostly looks good, but I've got some questions about
intended behaviour with various patches.

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