Thin client problems

john lists.john at
Thu Sep 6 20:09:08 BST 2007

Hi Dave,

I can't answer about issues two and three, but I believe that Edubuntu
automatically umount's usb devices mounted via fuse after 2 seconds of
I believe they have done away with any sort of "right click" to
unmount at least for usb drives and the like>



On 9/6/07, Dave Cabot <dave.cabot at> wrote:
> Hi folks!  I'm new to Edubuntu.  I've been getting the crash course on it.
> I've got a nice server up and running and it runs clients well.  I'm stuck
> on a couple of spots:
> 1) I can't seem to figure out how to configure the clients so that once a
> device has been loaded (cdrom, USB drive, etc) that the user can eject it.
> It doesn't show up as an option in the right-mouse-click menu, nor anywhere
> else I can see.  I've installed fuse-utils on the client side (sudo chroot
> /opt/ltsp/i386; apt-get install fuse-utils)
> 2) When I do insert a cdrom, music one in this case, I can't play it from
> any cd player.
> 3) I've got the x11vnc installed and running on the clients and I can view
> them from the thin client manager, but when I click on Share Screen nothing
> happens.
> I've gone through all the Wikis and Googled every page I can to see if these
> issues are addressed and I can't seem to find any cases.
> Thanks for the help!
> Dave
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