14 Jun 2010 14:15
Re: Sabayon/xnest and FreeNX
<chris <at> ccburton.com>
2010-06-14 12:15:23 GMT
2010-06-14 12:15:23 GMT
"olaf-linux <at> gmx.de" <olaf-linux <at> gmx.de> wrote on 11/06/2010 23:43:03:
> Am Donnerstag, den 03.06.2010, 10:54 +0100 schrieb chris <at> ccburton.com:
> > If your users don't need a full desktop,
> > a simpler window manager IceWM or LXDE,
> Am Donnerstag, den 10.06.2010, 06:40 -0700 schrieb Carlos Sosa:
> > In this case you could edit what options the menu will offer...
> > i.e. Mozilla chat client etc...
> Am Donnerstag, den 10.06.2010, 16:02 +0200 schrieb Henning Heinold:
> > There is an entry run Application(last point I think), type there
> your command to start icewm,
> > you could use starked here to test it or /usr/bin/firefox.
> Thank you for advices.
> You are right, I have take a look at icewm, it looks really useful for
> thinclients with restricted menues. The menues based on textfiles with
> good descriptions, I have build a nearly perfect menue this afternoon.
> All looked/worked fine in a session from another computer with a normal
> desktop + session over nomachine-client, where I configure menue,
> taskbar, .. settings.
Good . . . so far . . .
> But then, after finished configure the icewm-desktop, I started a real
> thinclient: thinstation-image -> pxe -> thinclient -> nx-session with
> And this does not work correct, there is shown the menue-panel of icewm
> (taskbar), but no real desktop. The mouse is a cross-symbol instead of
> an arrow on the desktop. I can start the applications in icewm from the
> taskbar (over taskbar the mouse is an arrow), but there are errors with
> invisible parts:
> when opening applications to full screen, after that I'm not able to
> click them down again to a normal short window.
> And resize a window to a smaller one, close the window, and opening the
> window (application, like openoffice and others) again, the window is
> big again (instead of formerly small), but only the part in the range of
> the former times smaller window is visible on the screen.
> But I think the thinstation mailing list is the more correct place for
> this problem.
It certainly sounds like there are a few Thinstation specific issues.
> > > or
> > > running your applications rootless,
> > > which means they just appear as applications on the user's desktop.
> > You could setup each client connection to offer this ONLY particular
> > application
> > Please recheck clients options... you will find:
> > Configure -- settings -- Run the following command ... on this box you will
> > put Your_OWN_APP
> I've got a notion that this is not useful for me, because I use
> thinstation without desktop, as pxe-boot-file, it starts automatically
> nomachine-client (-> login) and starts a desktop-session from/to server.
I think "rootless" is one of the best ways of deploying terminal servers
whether citrix of NX.
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