A web based live demo for Ubuntu

Chris Powell str8line at gmail.com
Wed Mar 18 11:01:38 UTC 2009


Sorry about that...I tabbed when I shouldn't have.

Site for download is www.yuuguu.com .

Great small utility that will do what VNC does but is perfect for the
"non-tech" inclined.

On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 6:00 AM, Chris Powell <str8line at gmail.com> wrote:

> In my days of supporting multiple OSes I found a great utility that will
> allow interaction between computers that is as simple as an IM program,
> links to users of all major IMs, is FREE and is cross platform. (even has an
> Ubuntu .DEB installer).
>
> 2009/3/17 Richard Seguin <ubuntu-bugs at transubuntu.ca>
>
> Some really good ideas have been brought to the table here.  As for the
>> black box idea,  these are average computer users so thy actually wouldn't
>> have much of a network.   The VNC idea does sound pretty good if I could
>> integrate it into a web browser somehow... Doesn't sound impossible.. or
>> even that hard.
>>
>> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:51 AM, Darryl Moore <darryl at moores.ca> wrote:
>>
>>> What about a small linux based black box that they could hang on their
>>> network. It could bridge nfs, tftp, and ssh to your network (via their
>>> gateway and the internet) so that they could reboot any desktop on their
>>> network, press F12 and netboot off of your server (on your network).
>>> This would make it dead simple to test unbuntu as well as any other
>>> network services you wanted to offer.
>>>
>>> The drawback of course is that it would require the black box. But that
>>> shouldn't be too difficult to make. The only part I'm not sure of is if
>>> the box would have to also provide DHCP for the netbooting to work. If
>>> so, then it might interfere with the local network.
>>>
>>> I might consider building one and sharing the software with everyone if
>>> you think it might work.
>>>
>>> Leigh Honeywell wrote:
>>> > Richard Seguin wrote:
>>> >> Hey everyone,
>>> >>
>>> >> As a result of hearing a lot of my friends complain about their
>>> >> experiences with Vista I have been pondering ways to make things easy
>>> >> for them when it comes to test driving Ubuntu.  Our live CD is
>>> >> absolutely amazing, it is not only useful but it is a great test drive
>>> >> experience.  What if we could make things a little MORE easier though,
>>> >> like provide a live demo of the desktop via the web.  I am thinking of
>>> >> something that can be accessed through a webpage (probably via a
>>> plugin)
>>> >> that allows the person to interact with the Ubuntu desktop without
>>> >> having to reboot their machine or burn something to a CD.   My first
>>> >> question is do we have anything like that already out there that is
>>> not
>>> >> commercial?  Also it is important that it is locally run, I want to
>>> >> customize it and tweak it.
>>> >>
>>> >> Any ideas?
>>> >
>>> > Here's one, though it's not web-based: script the installer for Virtual
>>> > Box to boot into an Ubuntu VM.  It'll be a big download, but could be
>>> > really easy to set up.
>>> >
>>> > Alternatively, getting them to VNC into your machine as MCR suggests
>>> > should work too, and then you can hold their hand a bit more.
>>> >
>>> > -Leigh
>>> >
>>>
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