Remote desktop solution
ogra at ubuntu.com
Tue Jun 7 13:19:35 UTC 2005
Am Dienstag, den 07.06.2005, 14:08 +0200 schrieb Dennis Kaarsemaker:
> After pushing Ubuntu I convinced my boss to let me install it on a
> server that is to be used for a virtual school project. However, one of
> the needs of this project is an easy to use remote graphical connection
> with the system. Depending on the systems at school, there are several
> definitions of easy:
> * Some schools use linux systems, ssh -X combined with jailed accounts
> solves the problem here
> * Some others are willing to install a windows X server, so the ssh
> solution works here too (By the way: what is a nice, preferably free
> X-server for windows?)
> * And now the hard part: schools that do not want to install an X
> server. A proposed solution here is VNC, but that will be very
> clumsy since a user needs to be logged in locally to start the VNC
> Are there any other options available here?
yeps, we are working on a solution for schools and other similar
facilities already, mostly based on a thin client architecture to make
it possible to recycle old hardware etc, but also usable as a standalone
solution. it wont be ready before breezy though.
i'd be happy to get some input and ideas about it from potential users.
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