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Re: [SLE] Ability to display output to multiple screens
  • From: Sunny <sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 26 Feb 2005 09:40:36 -0600
  • Message-id: <200502260940.36634.sloncho@xxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 26 February 2005 09:24, Rich Goodwin wrote:
> I got a SuSe 9.2 Pro system put in the computer lab of my sons grammer
> school (grades 1-8). The teacher is truly excited ( I built an airplane
> case using the Lubic kit
> (
> which has the kids interested as well). She is looking at incorporating a
> number of tools into the classes. XEphem and Kverbos are the first apps
> she is looking at.
> As an aside, she mentioned she is looking for a tool that will display
> what she has on her screen to others in the lab. The lab is primarily
> Windows XP. She is not opposed to running Linux in some fashion.
> Question - is there a tool which will, in a classroom environment,
> display teacher directed windows out to systems in a lab area? Since
> the programs she uses are most likely Windows XP-based, I am thinking
> this would be a three phase transition:
> 1. Display from/to Windows XP machines,

XP->XP - desktop sharing (remote desktop)

> 2. Then display from the SuSe machine to Windows XP systems, and then

vnc (you may run vnc viewer in listening mode on the XP mashines, so your SuSE
machine can initiate the session).

> 3. Display from a SuSe system to LiveCD-based Linux distros (such as
> Knoppix/Kanotix).

vnc, or KDE's desktop sharing

> Any ideas on applications I can look at?
> Rich
> --
> Remember, all Windows-based machines are, by definition, fault tolerant.
> They run Windows don't they?!?!?!?

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